Category: Anthropology

Join this workshop in Fabcity

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In April and May Lotte van den Berg hosts a workshop at Fabcity and takes up the challenge to raise a temporary Parliament of Things. She and we invite you to join us in this exploration and to think about the…

The ‘Thing’: An Etymological History

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In the Old Norse, English, and Dutch, an assembly was called a Ding (or Thing). A gathering between assemblies would be known as the Althing. Assemblies were meant to settle disputes and find consensus. The Latin-based languages had a different word for this phenomenon.…