Precarious Times: Banal Precarity

The symposium opened with a panel on Banal Precariousness. Anne Allison, Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University, spoke on "Cleaning up dead remains in times of living/dying all alone: social singlification in Japan", building on her book, Precarious Japan. As demographic changes happen in Japan, many older people have become worried about dying alone rather … Continue reading Precarious Times: Banal Precarity