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Umut Yıldırım

War-torn Ecologies

Human and More-​​than-​Human Intersections of Ethnography and the Arts
Umut Yıldırım’s introduction combines the genres of literature review and commentary. It re-examines contemporary works on posthuman life to articulate ecological life-and-death politics within the context of colonial, imperial, and genocidal mass violence, and their entangled environmental legacies and actualities. A dissident repertoire of anthropological and artistic research is offered, which examines the ecological impact of war through the perspectives of human and more-than-human actors whose racialized and geographically regimented lives endure and counter ongoing environmental destruction.
Keywords: Arts; Ethnography; Genocide; More-than-human relations; More-than-human memory; Occupation; Political aesthetics; Resistance; War
Title
War-torn Ecologies
Subtitle
Human and More-​​than-​Human Intersections of Ethnography and the Arts
Author(s)
Umut Yıldırım
Identifier
Description
Umut Yıldırım’s introduction combines the genres of literature review and commentary. It re-examines contemporary works on posthuman life to articulate ecological life-and-death politics within the context of colonial, imperial, and genocidal mass violence, and their entangled environmental legacies and actualities. A dissident repertoire of anthropological and artistic research is offered, which examines the ecological impact of war through the perspectives of human and more-than-human actors whose racialized and geographically regimented lives endure and counter ongoing environmental destruction.
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Place
Berlin
Publisher
ICI Berlin Press
Date
19 September 2023
Subject
Arts
Ethnography
Genocide
More-than-human relations
More-than-human memory
Occupation
Political aesthetics
Resistance
War
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Language
en-GB
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1
page end
25
Source
War-torn Ecologies, An-Archic Fragments: Reflections from the Middle East, ed. by Umut Yıldırım, Cultural Inquiry, 27 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2023), pp. 1–25

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Cite as: Umut Yıldırım, ‘War-torn Ecologies: Human and More-​​than-​Human Intersections of Ethnography and the Arts’, in War-torn Ecologies, An-Archic Fragments: Reflections from the Middle East, ed. by Umut Yıldırım, Cultural Inquiry, 27 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2023), pp. 1-25 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-27_1>