Tag: national identity

The Weight of History: Doing Fieldwork as an Ethnic Chinese Researcher

The Familiar Strange , February 27th, 2022

I have been asked about my research in China as a researcher from Taiwan by my colleagues in the US. One of them commented: “It’s not common for…

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Advertising Change: Presenting a New New Zealander?

The Familiar Strange , October 25th, 2020

The Southern Man advert is aiming to speak to a specific audience of beer drinkers, assumed by Speight’s to be men. Other beer companies have played with similar…

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The Political Lives of Masks: Citizenship, civility and covering up during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nicolette Makovicky , July 16th, 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the science of masks has become hotly debated by epidemiologists, public health officials, and the public at large. The possible positive effects of…


World élite? Latvia, national identity and the pandemic

Gareth Hamilton , July 14th, 2020

An introduction to somewhere less observed Research on Covid-19 is a hot topic worldwide, and, recently, the Latvian government has  also launched its own emergency research programme. We,…


Hilary Dick on Words of Passage

| , September 2nd, 2019

Interview by Alejandro I. Paz https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/dick-words-of-passage Alejandro I. Paz: Your book follows the ways that, given the entanglements between the US and Mexican economies, M…

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Practicing Heritage Means Life or Death in Rwanda

Sandra Lopez Varela , May 30th, 2019

Community engagement and participation in heritage have become buzzwords for heritage scholarship. Both community engagement and participating in heritage have promised not only a path out of uneth…

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Trade War and the Nationalist Exchange: Trudeau Trails Trump

Maximilian C. Forte , June 1st, 2018

“These tariffs are totally unacceptable. For 150 years, Canada has been America’s most steadfast ally. Canadians have served alongside Americans in two world wars and in Korea. From…


Finding tales to tell

Meike Rottermann , February 22nd, 2016

“Looking for a story? I might just have one!”   With those words, Hikmet, a Turkish friend, invited me for a walk: story hunting in Istanbul. It was…

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