Allen Feldman

Allen Feldman, political, cultural, and medical anthropologist, is the author of three books including Archives of the Insensible: Of War, Photopolitics and Dead Memory (2016) and Formations of Violence: The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland (1991). He has published articles on political embodiment, the sensorium of terror, and the photo politics of war. Feldman conducted ethnographic research in Northern Ireland, on the South African truth commission, and currently writes on the visual culture and media archaeology of “the war on terror.” He is Professor of visual culture and philosophy of media at New York University New York City, and has taught at the Central European University, Budapest, Lunds Universitet, Sweden, the Australian National University in Canberra, and Écoledes hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris.

As of June 2017