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Dylan Kerrigan

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Speaking with some graduate sociology students last week the question was asked, why doesn’t the Caribbean region produce world-recognised thinkers and public intellectuals like it once did? The stud
Sunday, October 25, 2015
​Recently, I had the pleasure of reading the work of a budding local anthropologist/architect Ms Leniqueca Welcome on “Class Status and Identity in the Trinidadian house.” It described and visually do
Sunday, September 27, 2015
​Last time out, I suggested there are differences between how anthropologists understand culture and how politicians use it.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
In T&T we do not have an everyday bicycle culture as a part of our transport infrastructure. You don't see bike lanes, bike tunnels, or bike traffic jams.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
​Over the last two weeks, the international news cycle has, without hardly ever naming it, been focussed on some of the issues, problems and power of whiteness in the world.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Patricia Hill Collins is a professor of Sociology who many argue has published some of the most powerful work in the field of Western sociology over the past 25 years.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
​The Caribbean Studies Association recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a conference in the ‘Caribbean of the North,’ or what some call New Orleans.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
​Power has many definitions. One way anthropologists talk about power is the “power matrix,” a model developed by the Institute for Development Studies at the University of Sussex.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Now the point isn’t its all Oprah’s fault—after all, it’s hard to blame the world’s problems on one celebrity.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Writing about corruption from the petty to the massive in Africa, anthropologist Jean-Pierre Sardan proposed five behavioural logics to help explain why “corruption finds, in contemporary Africa, such