P07 - Critical play: Smartphones as a mode of creative engagement with crisis (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 50min

Panel 07 - Critical play: Smartphones as a mode of creative engagement with crisis

Convenors: Sanderien Verstappen (University of Vienna), Mark Westmoreland (Leiden University)

Short abstract: This panel, in the form of a non-linear exhibition and discussion, focusses on smartphones as a mode of creative yet serious engagement with crisis. It opens a discussion about the creative and intellectual potential for implementing the smartphone in anthropological research and teaching.

Papers:

  • Illustrating anthropology through the smartphone: Instagram as a mode of public dissemination
    Author: Laura Haapio-Kirk (University College London (UCL))

  • Understanding and expressing lived-experiences of people who go through life transitions using smartphones
    Authors: Kana Ohashi (Tokyo Keizai University), Daijiro Mizuno (Kyoto Institute of Technology)

  • Vox Populi: Reanimating Revolutionary Sentiments
    Author: Mark Westmoreland (Leiden University)

  • Mobilising sound: Audio tours and the anthropology of urban mobility
    Author: Sanderien Verstappen (University of Vienna)

Find the papers’ abstracts here.

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom 19-28 March. Please check the full schedule of live events and links to join here.