Social Anthropology, Popular Culture, Literature
African Literatures, Film, Literary Anthropology
““Film!”—The Arab Revolutions and the Filmmaker as Amanuensis”, Visual Anthropology, 2016, 29:3, 263-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08949468.2016.1154429
““Game over Mubarak”: the Arab Revolutions and the Gamification of Everyday Life”. Fast Capitalism, 11.1, 2014. https://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/11_1/snowdon11_1.html
Invited blog posts
“Distorting the pain of others”, in media…
Peter Snowdon is a filmmaker, researcher and writer. He is currently (2016-17) postdoctoral research fellow in the Institute for Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University (NL), where he also teaches in the visual anthropology strand of the MA programme.
…. The origin of the idea of form among Russian formalists, its main diversifications – mechanism, organism and system, as suggested by Peter Steiner. On the plural genesis of the idea of structure, coming from phenomenology, linguistics, anthropology. How these concepts have been translated into literary practice. On the end of the primacy of structuralism and the rise of new paradigms developed since the second half of the 20th century, the new theoretical frameworks based…
Literary criticism, literary theory, philosophy of literature, Rhetorics, anthropology of literature, styilistics. Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian Formalists, Giambattista Vico
Chinese literature, cultural studies, cinema studies, postcolonial theory, anthropological and sociological approaches to literature
Early American Literature, Native studies, Environmental Humanities, cartography, exploration and travel writing, anthropology and archaeology
Literary criticism, critical theory, American literature, American studies, cultural studies, history of ideas, anthropology
…Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS)…
…2015 – PhD in Anthropology and Communication, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (ongoing), Tarragona.
2012 MSc in Social Anthropology. Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Mexico, D.F.
2004 MD, University of Santiago, Chile….
I’m a PhD student in Anthropology at Rovira i Virgili University. I’ve developed qualitative research projects linked to indigenous mental health (Tarapacá, Chile), everyday violences against children in urban spaces (Iztapalapa, Ciudad de México) and effects on the subjectivity of Relatives of Disappeared-Detainees confronted to forensic evidences (Paine, Chile). My current research project is about the psychiatric reform in Chile from a historical and anthropological perspective.
Transcultural studies and practices, Comparative Literature, World Literatures, Translation, Creative Writing, Autobiography, Culture, Cultural Geography, Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Studies
Golden Age Spanish literature
Film and Music
Anthropological approaches to literature