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The wild indoors: Room-spaces of scientific inquiry

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This paper examines three locations where entomologists engage in the experimental observation of mosquitoes: the insectary, the semi-field station, and the outdoors. We approach each of these settings as creating a distinct mode of interiority, a particular room-space. This concept resets the investigative encounter in terms of an aesthetic of attention, and offers a counterpoint to the ideals of ‘control’ and ‘containment’ that dominate biosecurity understandings of infectious disease resea...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.14506/ca32.3.06

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Funding agency for:
Lezaun, J
Grant:
263447
Publisher:
American Anthropological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Cultural Anthropology Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
3
Pages:
367–398
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-25
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704695
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pubs:704695
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uuid:604c922f-e371-4ea6-8b58-010777ed3435
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pubs:704695
Deposit date:
2017-07-07

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