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Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

Ines Hasselberg , May 30th, 2016


The following article initially appeared on FocaalBlog and was reposted with the kind permission of the author.  On 14 April 2010, I was approached by J., who had come across…


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The digital prophets of Israel

Elad Ben Elul , May 2nd, 2016


At a time when the words “Israel” and “Anthropology” are constantly attached to “boycott,” “occupation,” or “war,” it is very easy to fall into simplistic or generalised perspectives on…


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What does poverty look like on social media?

Razvan Nicolescu , February 5th, 2015


First, we should keep in mind that low income is not necessarily related to poverty in Grano. I will briefly explain why. Indeed, the unemployment figures for the local…


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From thieves to customers

Kathrin Heitz T. , January 29th, 2015


  Between 2002 and 2011, the northern half of the Côte d’Ivoire was controlled by the rebel group Les Forces Nouvelle. In contrast to other violent groups, the rebels did not hide in the…


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From “being a scientist” to “being a curiosity”: a tale amongst egg hunters.

Andrés Forero Rueda , January 10th, 2015


“Listening and watching, that’s what it is about” said Martin with a Frisian accent, who together with Sven, was teaching me about the Frisian tradition of lapwing egg-hunting….


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