In this episode of Anthropological Airwaves, producer Nooshin Sadeq-Samimi interviews Laura Kunreuther. They cover a range of issues related to how voice and sound figure into the political process, focusing on Kunreuther’s monograph Voicing Subjects: Public Intimacy and Mediation in Kathmandu and her recent article in Cultural Anthropology “Sounds of Democracy: Performance, Protest, and Political Subjectivity.” Read the transcript of the interview here.

Producer and Interviewer: Nooshin Sadeq-Samimi
Co-Editor and Host: Kyle Olson
Co-Editor: Diego Arispe-Bazán

Clips and Music
Byzantine Time Machine – “Glimpses of Kathmandu” 
AP Archive – “Strike, Police Presence, Violence, Pro-Democracy Protest” 
Nepathya – “Yo Jindagani”

Cover of Voicing Subjects, Laura Kunreuther, UC Press (2014).

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