What does it mean to be responsible? And how has neoliberalism changed our conception of personal responsibility? Maria Armoudian speaks to Susanna Trnka about the factors that shape our lives and our ways of being: ideas, events, and what she calls ‘traversing’.

Susanna Trnka is an Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Auckland. She is an expert in social anthropology and is the co-editor of Competing Responsibilities: The Politics and Social Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Life.

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