Infected Affects on Transcriptions

This article is part of the series:

In the Infected Affects series, we would like to bring together as wide a range of contributors as possible to give voice to the aporia surrounding the emotional life/lives of those living with HIV, and the emotions of those studying the epidemic and the effect(s) of their encounters with suffering on their work (inter alia, denial, elision, incoherence, depth and …


Contemporary States of Emergency

Contemporary States of Emergency: The Politics of Military and Humanitarian Interventions. Edited by Didier Fassin and Mariella Pandolfi

Zone Books, 2010
408 pp., $36.95 (hardback)

Reviewed by Ross Parsons
(Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Africa University, Zimbabwe)

A recent Zimbabwean joke had it that ‘if the four horsemen of the Apocalypse had not already arrived, then there were …