Video of Haitian Monetary Ecologies

November 12th 2010

Last month myself, Heather Horst and Espelencia Baptiste presented our research on money transfers and mobile phones in Haiti at the IMTFI conference at Irvine.  Here's the video of the entire session. There was a great turnout and some excellent papers. You can also visit Liz Losh's virtualpolitik blog if you'd like a rundown.

Material World Blog: Place Politics in a Santo Domingo Barrio

November 12th 2010

In an effort to lift my research out of the ivory tower and into the real world, I've delved into blog territory, publishing an article on Material World, run out of UCL and NYU. It's a blog of all things material and cultural. They're always looking for contributors, so be brave and submit!