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Tools for an efficient witness: Deskilling science and devaluing labor at an agro-environmental research institute

Expectations that research should not only generate real-world impacts but do so in a way that provides “value-for-money” pervade academia and the contemporary knowledge economy. In agricultural research for development, this imperative has spawned “to…

Destroying the negatives: M. N. Srinivas, fire, and photography
Twilight states: Comparing case studies of hysteria and spirit possession

This article compares two case studies: that of Anna O., whose hysteria helped found psychoanalysis, with that of possessed Wolof priestess Khady Fall. Questioning the psychic separation of the modern subject, I contend that cultures with a spirit idio…