Tag: Muslims

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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Reclaiming “Allahu Akbar” from Semantic Pejoration

Adam Hodges , August 1st, 2018

Allāhu akbar, the Arabic phrase meaning “God is the greatest,” has gained connotations in US public discourse that differ vastly from its meaning among Muslims. Understanding this process…

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Trump Echoes Bush in Middle East Visit

Adam Hodges , June 1st, 2017

President Introduces New Term into Counterterrorism Lexicon President Trump embarked on his first international trip since moving into the White House after a special counsel was appointed to…

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Creating and debating Harari identity over the internet

John Postill , August 27th, 2016

This is the tenth (10th) set of notes under the theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.)…


anthro in the news 1/4/16

anthropologyworks , January 4th, 2016

Sidney Mintz: Founder of the anthropology of food Cultural anthropologist Sarah Hill, associate professor at Western Michigan University, published an article in the Boston Review detailing the work…


Let Your Let Shine #UnitedWeStand #PrayfortheWorld

sydneyyeager , November 16th, 2015

Let your light shine in the face of terror, hatred, and evil. Only if we stand united in love, will our inner light be able to banish this…

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Will Australia see the development of paramilitary organisations as a response to terror fears?

Dr. Marranci , February 17th, 2015

I have lived in Northern Ireland (NI) for nearly five years; I conducted research, and despite that I was researching the Muslim community, through some NI friends I…

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Indefinite detention for advocating jihadi violence

Dr. Marranci , February 1st, 2015

The Sydney Morning Herald contacted me for a comment on former judge Anthony Whealy’s suggestion to imprison terrorists and terrorist advocates indefinitely till proven de-radicalised. A short q…

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Should Muslims Apologise for Muslim Terrorists?

Dr. Marranci , January 24th, 2015

The debate, particularly in Australia, about whether Muslims should apologise or not for the acts of terrorism of some individuals whom are identified or identify themselves as Muslims,…

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Being a Curious Potential — #AAA2013 Presentation

Angela VandenBroek , November 22nd, 2013

This is the presentation I gave at the 2013 American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago. Turn up on your speakers or headphones because audio is included. Enjoy!

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Anti-liberal attempts: between burqa and criticism demonization

Dr. Marranci , September 10th, 2013

Yesterday, the British Parliament debated the ban of a garment, something that the British Parliament had not discussed since Victorian times. This time it was not the length…

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Think Tanks, weak research and the case of Hizb-ut-Tahrir in Australia

Dr. Marranci , January 11th, 2013

Think Tanks, often linked to a party in the nation’s political system, are becoming increasingly popular (particularly in the US and the UK), receive funds, and produce very easily digestible re…

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American Muslims, Muslimphobia, and dangerous chemerias

Dr. Marranci , January 1st, 2013

The debate concerning Islam and Muslims in the US is a very heated one – sometimes beyond metaphors. The fear that Sharia will rule in the land of the…