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Managing Overflow

"Managing Overflow" is a transdisciplinary research program, in which a combined team of ethnologists and management scholars explores the complex phenomenon in contemporary western societies – overflow. The term is ambiguous: Overflow can be interpreted in terms of affluence and surplus, or wastefulness and overload. As a metaphor, overflow is a morally charged term, which implicitly signals some kind of directionality, at the same time alluding to the existence of a point of equilibrium, balance or normality. It denotes a movement between different states and a transgression of borders.

During 2015-2017 Managing Overflow is funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

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