One of the first signs of life after the atomic bomb fell on Hiroshima in 1945 was a mushroom called the matsutake. Professor Anna Tsing takes us on a dive into the extraordinary life of this mushroom. What can we learn from the matsutake about life, vulnerability and capitalism? Watch the interview with Anna Tsing, whose seminal Mushroom at the End of the World will soon be available in a Dutch translation. Sunday 31 October, 2021. CLICK FOR LINK TO LIVESTREAM
~ 18:00 - 18:45 ~
Anna Tsing is a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The Mushroom at the End of the World, her most recent, award-winning book, traces the commodity chain of the matsutake mushroom.
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