FROM THE OCEAN AS “MASTER OF DISAPPEARANCE” TO THE “FRIENDLY FLOATEES” AND A NEW OCEAN COSMOLOGY
published in: »Perspectives on Waste from the Social Sciences and Humanities: Opening the Bin«,
edited by Richard Ek and Nils Johansson/
Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2020
From an ethnological perspective, oceans have long been influential places when it comes to the relationship between humans and things. On a global common like the ocean, social and power relations, territorial appropriation practices, trade relations, global capitalism, and other types of exchange systems become visible.