New Featured Article!
“Explorations in Ethnoelephantology”
September 6, 2017
The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month’s article—”Explorations in Ethnoelephantology: Social, Historical, and Ecological Intersections between Asian Elephants and Humans”—comes from Volume 4 (2013). In his article, Piers Locke charts the emergence of an interdisciplinary research program and discursive space for human-elephant intersections under the rubric of ethnoelephantology
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Tags: captive elephant management, elephant conservation, elephant welfare, ethnoelephantology, ethnoprimatology, human-elephant relations, more-than-human geography, multispecies ethnography, Piers Locke
PIERS LOCKE is a social anthropologist at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Piers conducts field research in Chitwan, Nepal, where his primary interest is human-elephant relations. He has curated two exhibitions based on his field photography and coproduced the ethnographic film Servants of Ganesh (2010). Piers recently convened an interdisciplinary symposium on human-elephant relations in South and Southeast Asia, and his latest research concerns the historical photography of humans and elephants in colonial South Asia. He is also writing a monograph about his research with Nepali handlers and their elephants.