Author: Uzma

Unexpected happiness in virtual spaces.

Uzma , January 27th, 2021


This piece was co-authored and experienced by the following (in alphabetical order): Zoe Crossland, Celine Gillot, Praveena Gullapalli, Sven Haakanson, Christina Halperin, Sarah Jackson, George Lau, U…


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Holding, Centering, Being: The many ways we live in the world.

Uzma , March 19th, 2019


Images and notes overwhelmed my various forms of media: I was flooded with New Zealand. My heart was flooded, my being was flooded, and I knew, once again,…


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Hooligans, Aggression, and the FIFA World Cup: How Football Reflects upon Race/Class/Gender/Power

Uzma , June 8th, 2018


The 2018 FIFA World Cup starts on June 14, 2018. This year it is being hosted by Russia. And in case you haven’t heard: we have a Russian ‘hooligan’…


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Public Anthropology and negotiating what that means on TV.

Uzma , May 24th, 2018


A few years ago, I wrote a piece on making archaeology popular in which I recounted the ways in which archaeology became part of public discourse through television media, and…


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Saba Mahmood: A tribute

Uzma , April 19th, 2018


Today marks 40 days since Saba Mahmood’s passing. In my family culture and tradition, 40 days after death is an important marker of passage, of coping, of figuring out…


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