Elad Ben Elul

Anthropology, Digital Life & Food

Making Qualitative Research qualitative again

Working as an applied anthropologist I often find myself in professional environments that rely on numbers and statistics whenever making any “real” research statement. Western culture definitely sees the quantitative … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Vegans, humanists and materiality – or : are vegans kinda racist?

While some vegans quietly change their eating habits, many others see their veganism as a bigger mission and as an ongoing battle against the evils of the world. Groups that … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Book of Mormon- a secular/liberal parody or a racist religious propaganda?

I was invited to see the highly-acclaimed and extremely popular Broadway musical that swept West End by storm, “Book of Mormon”, and had an experience I will probably never forget. … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 23 Comments

What is “friendship”? A semi-anthropological semi-personal account about a complicated social concept

I always tried to place myself in friendship groups and was on a quest after the one in which I can be who I am to the maximum; some attempts … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

My Pompeii experience…and why people shouldn’t be remembered

Last week I fulfilled a long lasting dream and visited the city of Pompeii, located near Napoli, at the foot of mount vesuvius. My visit to Pompeii- a Roman city … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Movember and other thoughts about moustaches

Seems like the Movember campaign is gaining great viral recognition this year with memes, discussions and merchandise all over the world wide web. The idea is simple: people grow a … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Operational sequence of iPhone self-portraits

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April 21, 2012 · Leave a comment