Archive for the ‘nomadic’ tag
my current immersion in a network leads me back to the theme of mobility and immobility and the (problematic ) assumptions about nomadic life as mobility….
building (new) “families” as families fade and delink … what epistemic shifts in relationality occur?
what sorts of avoidance and rerouting around trauma?
and the assumption that this is is done through a particular kind of “outside of community” choice is further problematic.
nomads are never delinked or outside.
this returns us to the issue of assumptions embedded in how individual agency is interpreted and referenced in everyday discourse (not just in many theoretical writings) – as implicitly non-relational…
I probably need to return to taking a look at Braidotti and put it in conversation with Sassen…and the role of micronarratives
But for now I head back to caste, craft, colonial nation and ethnographic state.