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from the IMTFI archives
Read more on Professor Thrift’s work on “qualculation” - the many millions of calculations that inform any given social encounter in Euro-American cultures.
This is the second in a series of short videos on the material cultures of payment and money started by the blog Transactions: A Payments Archive. You can view the first video, a commentary by Professor Keith Hart (Centennial Professor of Economic Anthropology at the London School of Economics) on the Kina Shell necklace and its connections to the history of anthropological thinking about money, gifts and exchange, here.
The full audio recording of Nigel Thrift's talk, "Cities in the Anthropocene" held at UC Irvine on Feb. 26, 2015, is available on the IMTFI YouTube site.
*These videos feature excerpts from the song “Jupiter the Blue” by Gillicuddy, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 International license.