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Walter Benjamin’s writings in German and in English

❤ The Charnel-House . Besides studying Soviet history, reading Walter Benjamin was what got me hooked on all this commie crap. It was probably “On the Concept of History” that first did it. Enigmatic, baffling, simple yet sophisticated — these were my initial impressions of it. The rest is history, or a storm blowing in… Continue reading Walter Benjamin’s writings in German and in English

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Kyoto, for All Places that I’ve Visited

The question of ‘where’s your home’ is very political for me. Or, I just made that up and actually I’m just that pretentious. But to have and recognise or decide where my home is, it’s not an easy task. Administratively speaking, I have three houses where I reside back and forth. First, it’s in small…… Continue reading Kyoto, for All Places that I’ve Visited

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In Searching of Feminist Technology: Challenge in 21st Century Feminism

Last September my paper was accepted on Jurnal Perempua n conference. It didn’t get presented though, perhaps because the numbers of people in the cofenference was huuuuugggeeee, I literally shivered when attending the conference so I just sat like a little nice lamb and snuggled to snack table. Damn hungry introvert.Credits given to Harits ‘Jenggot’…… Continue reading In Searching of Feminist Technology: Challenge in 21st Century Feminism

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Bercermin Pada Brauer: Kegilaan dan Kemelekan

Apa yang tidak akan manusia lakukan untuk sebuah ilmu pengetahuan, khususnya ketika ilmu itu berhasil dikodifikasi menjadi gumpalan dan runutan kertas bernama buku? Tidak ada. Sejak kemunculannya, teks tertulis (harafiah) entah dengan simbol/huruf di dinding-dinding gua, tablet (ala Nabi Musa ataupun Samsung Galaxy), dan khususnya ‘buku’ menjadi sebuah kemagisan dan kekuasaan tersendiri sepanjang sejarah. Ia…… Continue reading Bercermin Pada Brauer: Kegilaan dan Kemelekan

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“Aku hanya butuh tanah, yang lain cuma omong kosong”: Menyoal Kepemilikan dan Kontrol Perempuan atas Tanah

 Penulis : Bina Agarwal Judul : A Field of One’s Own gender and land rights in South Asia Publikasi : Cambridge University Press, 1994   Prolog Ulasan ini saya ajukan sebagai salah satu bahan diskusi di kelas Perempuan Sajogyo Institute bertajuk Gender dan Hak Atas Tanah. Ulasan ini sayangnya memiliki keterbatasan fatal; kedetilan. Tidak mudah…… Continue reading “Aku hanya butuh tanah, yang lain cuma omong kosong”: Menyoal Kepemilikan dan Kontrol Perempuan atas Tanah