Islamic State: media and identity

The influence of the so-called Islamic State reaches far beyond the physical territory of the self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq. Under …

Movie: Silence by Martin Scorsese

It is a mystery to me why Martin Scorsese’s last movie Silence, about Christian missionaries in Japan, premiered at the Vatican. Although …

Field notes

Report of a ‘field trip’ to Villa 31, a shantytown in the center of Buenos Aires, currently aim of an urbanization project. …

In search of Buenos Aires

-¡El Aleph! – repetí. -Sí, el lugar donde están, sin confundirse, todos los lugares del orbe, vistos desde todos los ángulos. Jorge …

The paradox of rape culture

Sexual violence is a problem many women around the world encounter in their lives: one in three have experienced it in one …

Antithesis

Amid the chaos of the city that she was calling her home for a little while now, there were only two sights …

If only the world made sense

If only the world made sense. It’s a jumble of arbitrary events, a mess of moments, admittedly related, but few of them making any sense to …

The Commuter

It was overwhelmingly hot and the metro was packed as usual. The agonizing heat and lack of space made the world as …