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Ana Croegaert on her book, Bosnian Refugees in Chicago

| , January 17th, 2022


Interview by Dejan Duric https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781793623065/Bosnian-Refugees-in-Chicago-Gender-Performance-and-Post-War-Economies Dejan Duric: Your book sheds light on the many ways in w…


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Jacqueline Hazan takes the page 99 test

| , September 14th, 2021


The 99th page of my dissertation, “Mediating Micronesian Futures: Potentialities and Precarity in Cultural Production Among Mobile Pacific Islanders,” marks a transition in a chapter introducing how …


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Sheena Kalayil discusses her book, Second-Generation South Asian Britons

| , April 12th, 2021


Interview by Kim Fernandes https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498580038/Second-Generation-South-Asian-Britons-Multilingualism-Heritage-Languages-and-Diasporic-Identity Kim Fernandes: In your book,…


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Guest Post: Reflexive Anthropology: Black Women and Ethnographic Performances // Antropología Reflexiva: Mujer Negra y Actos Etnográficos

footnotes , November 9th, 2020


[Footnotes is pleased to present this guest post by Carolina Nvé Díaz San Francisco in both English and Spanish. Carolina is currently a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology…


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Don’t Come Home this Year

Stefan Voicu , September 10th, 2020


‘Don’t come home this year’ is a short video about Romanian migrants returning home from Italy during the Covid-19 pandemic. The video uses viral live streamed footage of…


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#Podcast Round Up: Best of March to August

Emilie Thévenoz , September 3rd, 2020


Summer comes to an end, and some of us will start commuting again. Others will desperately wonder how to fill up the ‘spare’ time from their considerably shorter…


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Witnessing Puerto Rico, Recognition, and Feeling in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Michelle Munyikwa , October 3rd, 2019


As the plane descended to land in San Juan’s Airport in August 2018, almost a year after Hurricane Maria jolted Puerto Ricans on the island and elsewhere, I…


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Pantomime Terror

john hutnyk , December 21st, 2018


This book is about storytelling and music video – well, also politics and terror, performance and television. HUTNYK_PANTOMIME TERROR The book tunes into music in three acts. I…


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Mela- Alexander

john hutnyk , August 31st, 2018


An article just appeared on mela which I had not seen when writing about mela films in Global South Asia on screen, but it looks pretty much on…


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In between homes – the in-between existence of refugees in transit in Eastleigh, Nairobi, by Lena Johansson (master student at Uppsala University)

Mats Utas , July 17th, 2018


Eastleigh shop in 2009 soon after Obama became US president. Photo by Mats Utas Eastleigh, Nairobi is pictured as a good area for Somali refugees in media and…


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Review of The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism. Bianca C. Williams. Duke University Press, 2018.

Guest Contributor , June 11th, 2018


By Erica Lorraine Williams I recently spent two weeks in Lisbon, Portugal. It was the end of an incredibly busy semester, and I had recently finished reading Bianca…


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Diasporic Fields of Belonging

Takami S. Delisle , June 7th, 2018


I collect stories about U.S. anthropology graduate training experience from racially minoritized individuals across color lines and borders. I document these narratives emerging from this broad collec…


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Diaspora, Gender & Mediated Revolution

MPeterson , May 7th, 2018


In several relatively recent papers (2017, 2015a, 2015b) I’ve made the point that for tens of millions of Egyptians, the uprisings of 2011 weren’t something they physically experienced…


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Orixás in den Alpen: Eine teilnehmende Beobachtung innerhalb von Umbanda-Gruppen in Brasilien und Europa

Christoph Wagenseil , February 22nd, 2018


Inga Scharf da Silva (Humboldt-Universität Berlin) arbeitet zu “Trauma als Wissensarchiv. Postkoloniale Erinnerungspraxis in der sakralen Globalisierung am Beispiel der zeitgenössischen Umbanda”. Man…


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Orixás in den Alpen: Eine teilnehmende Beobachtung innerhalb von Umbanda-Gruppen in Brasilien und Europa

Christoph Wagenseil , February 22nd, 2018


Inga Scharf da Silva (Humboldt-Universität Berlin) arbeitet zu “Trauma als Wissensarchiv. Postkoloniale Erinnerungspraxis in der sakralen Globalisierung am Beispiel der zeitgenössischen Umbanda”. Man…


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To Dwell in Seams

Chelsea Horton , September 8th, 2017


Fashion as Buried Forms of Diasporic Memory I keep returning this one memory. As a kid, I go down the steps to the basement of my parent’s New…


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Remembering & Memories: there’s an app for that…

Rhiannon Mosher , July 17th, 2017


As we’ve posted about before, the adoption of new media and technology in our lives has an impact on our social lives in many interesting ways. In many…


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Trendreport 2017: Migration, Rezession, „Regression“ und Ressentiment

Christoph Wagenseil , May 14th, 2017


Es ist jetzt vier Jahre her, dass zuletzt ein sogenannter “Trendreport” auf dem REMID-Blog erschienen war (vgl. Trendreport 2013). Was ergibt ein Blick auf die “geistige Situation der…


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From self-identified ‘Turkish migrants’ to ‘Kurdish Diaspora’ in London #newtonloss

Ipek Demir , November 30th, 2016


Loss and its relationship to translation and incommensurability have been central features of my work. My interdisciplinary PhD (Social and Political Thought, Sussex) and Post-doc (HPS, Cambridge) exa…


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Remembering Genocide in the Cambodian Diaspora

guestanthropologist , November 7th, 2016


 by Elisa Sandri  ‘As the body moves where then does memory live?’ – Katharya Um For many Cambodians, the wounds of the genocide are still open and hurting….


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Creating African Fashion Histories

Haidy Geismar , June 11th, 2016


Via Helen Mears, Keeper of World Art, Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton A conference hosted by Royal Pavilion & Museums, with the Sussex Africa Centre / University of Sussex, and…


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Dis-orientalizing & Ethnographic Journeys #Fieldnotes

Priya Swamy , August 13th, 2015


I conduct fieldwork among young Hindus in Amsterdam, the city where I have lived for nearly six years. Amsterdam lends itself to compartmentalisation as it is neatly divided…


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Can you win a war on Facebook? By Simon Turner

Mats Utas , July 29th, 2015


Recently, I have been trying to keep up with the situation in Bujumbura, the capital city of Burundi in light of the protests and the violence. And while…


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Ethnography as Diaspora

deuxlits , April 3rd, 2014


Lilly U. Nguyen Editor’s Note: Lilly U. Nguyen (@deuxlits) tells us how in her own work on the ethnography of software in Vietnam, she both studies and embodies “diaspora” –…


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