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On Exiles and Alternatives: An Afterword

Samuli Schielke , June 21st, 2021


by Samuli Schielke and Mukhtar Saad Shehata   On 5 July, our new book Shared Margins: An Ethnography with Writers in Alexandria will be published open access. While…


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On exponentials and the return to normality

Samuli Schielke , April 9th, 2020


I have avoided saying anything about the Covid-19 crisis in my capacity as an anthropologist, because I think that anthropology is an empirical discipline, and if we have…


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Wie, es gab eine Revolution?

Samuli Schielke , January 24th, 2020


Vielleicht eignen sich Niederlagen besonders gut für politische Mythen, denn sie umgibt eine Aura von Reinheit. Sie sind unbesudelt von den Kompromissen und der Tagespolitik, die auf Siege…


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The power of God. A lecture

Samuli Schielke , December 12th, 2018


Update: the long written version is now online: Samuli Schielke. 2019. “The power of God: Four proposals for an anthropological engagement.” ZMO Programmatic Texts, vol. 13. Social scientists…


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The power of God. A lecture

Samuli Schielke , December 12th, 2018


Update: the long written version is now online: Samuli Schielke. 2019. “The power of God: Four proposals for an anthropological engagement.” ZMO Programmatic Texts, vol. 13. Social scientists…


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Secular powers and heretic undercurrents in a God-fearing world. A Lecture

Samuli Schielke , December 4th, 2018


In this lecture – which you find as a transcript and an audio link below – I think together some of my fieldwork in Egypt, and a critical…


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Secular powers and heretic undercurrents in a God-fearing world. A Lecture

Samuli Schielke , December 4th, 2018


In this lecture – which you find as a transcript and an audio link below – I think together some of my fieldwork in Egypt, and a critical…


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Ist was Kultur?

Samuli Schielke , July 20th, 2018


Als feedback auf meinen kürzlich auf Zenith erschienenen Beitrag gegen Panikmache über Migration und sexuelle Gewalt, erhielt ich einen sehr interessanten Leserbrief von einem Kollegen aus einem ander…


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Ist was Kultur?

Samuli Schielke , July 20th, 2018


Als feedback auf meinen kürzlich auf Zenith erschienenen Beitrag gegen Panikmache über Migration und sexuelle Gewalt, erhielt ich einen sehr interessanten Leserbrief von einem Kollegen aus einem ander…


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Anthropologies of destiny

Samuli Schielke , July 6th, 2018


(PS. The text of my afterword to the special issue is available for free download at http://www.samuli-schielke.de/destiny_as_a_relationship_hau_final.pdf.) It is with both pride and unease that w…


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Anthropologies of destiny

Samuli Schielke , July 6th, 2018


(PS. The text of my afterword to the special issue is available for free download at http://www.samuli-schielke.de/destiny_as_a_relationship_hau_final.pdf.) It is with both pride and unease that w…


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The Delicate Regress

Samuli Schielke , July 3rd, 2018


This text by the poet Bassem Mohamed Abu Gweily whom I’m happy to call a friend, strikes me as exemplary of some new spiritual developments in Egypt after…


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The Delicate Regress

Samuli Schielke , July 3rd, 2018


This text by the poet Bassem Mohamed Abu Gweily whom I’m happy to call a friend, strikes me as exemplary of some new spiritual developments in Egypt after…


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Where is Alexandria? (The East of the City and the Chinese Housing: A Fragment)

Samuli Schielke , February 5th, 2018


[This is a fragment from an article and a book chapter that I’m working on right now and that hopefully will be published in a year or two….


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Where is Alexandria? (The East of the City and the Chinese Housing: A Fragment)

Samuli Schielke , February 5th, 2018


[This is a fragment from an article and a book chapter that I’m working on right now and that hopefully will be published in a year or two….


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حواران عن الأننثروبولوجيا على يوتيوب Two interviews about anthropology in Arabic

Samuli Schielke , January 16th, 2018


هنا روابط لحواريت طويلين معي عن علم الأنثروبولوجيا وعن عملي العلمي على يوتيوب، الأول قام به أحمد يعد زايد في صالونه الفلسفي في الإسكمدرية في فبراير 2017 والكلام…


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حواران عن الأننثروبولوجيا على يوتيوب Two interviews about anthropology in Arabic

Samuli Schielke , January 16th, 2018


هنا روابط لحواريت طويلين معي عن علم الأنثروبولوجيا وعن عملي العلمي على يوتيوب، الأول قام به أحمد يعد زايد في صالونه الفلسفي في الإسكمدرية في فبراير 2017 والكلام…


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Speaking out loud and remaining invisible (or: is graffiti literature?)

Samuli Schielke , November 27th, 2017


[Update 16 April 2018: The complete, final version of the entire photo essay is now published and can be downloaded here: http://www.samuli-schielke.de/CityOfWalls_SamuliSchielke_in_EverydayAlexandria…


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Speaking out loud and remaining invisible (or: is graffiti literature?)

Samuli Schielke , November 27th, 2017


[Update 16 April 2018: The complete, final version of the entire photo essay is now published and can be downloaded here: http://www.samuli-schielke.de/CityOfWalls_SamuliSchielke_in_EverydayAlexandria…


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Resistance to what?

Samuli Schielke , October 30th, 2017


Recently I attended a public lecture by Douglas Blum, a political scientist (with ambitions to be a cultural sociologist) who is involved in youth studies. He told that…


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Resistance to what?

Samuli Schielke , October 30th, 2017


Recently I attended a public lecture by Douglas Blum, a political scientist (with ambitions to be a cultural sociologist) who is involved in youth studies. He told that…


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In Defence of Our Universal Double Standards

Samuli Schielke , October 27th, 2017


I’m reposting this old essay that was published originally in 2015/2016 by Allegra Lab and Qira2at because it related to an new essay that I’m writing right now…


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In Defence of Our Universal Double Standards

Samuli Schielke , October 27th, 2017


I’m reposting this old essay that was published originally in 2015/2016 by Allegra Lab and Qira2at because it related to an new essay that I’m writing right now…


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In Love with the Ugly Face of Alexandria

Samuli Schielke , June 19th, 2017


(This is the beginning of an article I’m preparing for publication that is called “Where is Alexandria: Myths of the City and the Anti-City in Alexandria after Cosmopolitanism….


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