sustainability


In short, no. The longer answer is the classic anthropological one: It’s complicated. Whatever the answer, we are probably stuck with sustainability, as a word and as a concept. There are two things I want to explore here. One is the term ‘sustainability’ itself, and the second the issues and concepts it conveys and the ones it obscures. This post is inspired by three things. Conversations with Charlotte Payne, the insect half of...

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We’ve just put up a guest post over on Insects & Wine, with the wonderful title of ‘Sophisticated and whimsical, elegant and messy,’ (for which I claim no credit). It’s a great summary of the Insects & Wine pairing evening we hosted at the end of November at Trinity College, Cambridge, written by Sioned Cox, one of the attendees, who was also one of the people who helped out with the preparation for...

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Autumnal Update

Autumnal Update


Posted By on Nov 30, 2017

While the blog has been quieter than I had planned (as almost always!) for much longer than it should have, Anthroenology continues apace.  I’m not going to go into the various behind the scenes bits and pieces. I’ll save those for when they are ready. But there are some things to mention. First, the general stuff:   The More Sociable Half (aka Julia) has been busy with her photography and design work. Check it (and like) the Facebook...

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Upcoming events


Posted By on Mar 9, 2017

Apologies for not getting a blog post out in almost two weeks. Besides the WSET exams yesterday (more on those soon), I’ve been spoilt for choice. Yes, indeed. The silence isn’t the lack of something to say, but rather I have three blog posts in various states of unreadiness. Some are even on the research topic of Anthroenology – wine and sustainability. Speaking of sustainability – in the next week or so, the...

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