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Heritage out of Control: Inheriting Love – Sensing in The Museum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi (1207-1273)

Çiçek İlengiz , February 1st, 2022

“Muslims go to Mecca once, if they are not unnecessarily wealthy (laughing), but people of all kinds come to visit Mevlana [‘s musealized tomb] every year. Why? Because…

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Heritage out of Control: RecycDisturbing Heritage

Birgit Meyer , January 31st, 2022

Disturbing Heritage The past is present through its lasting material forms, in open and hidden ways, marked and unmarked. Whether cherished, taken for granted or dismissed and left…

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Negative heritage and de-normalizing necropolitics

Leyla Safta-Zecheria , January 28th, 2022

Upon entering the Orthodox Christian cemetery in Siret, a town on the Romanian-Ukrainian border, we were met with neatly kept marvel gravestones, occasionally adorned with plastic flowers and…

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Heritage out of Control: Human bones as inherited waste of Europe

Katarzyna Kwapisz Williams , January 27th, 2022

Central and Eastern Europe – known as “Bloodlands”, the area where Nazi and Stalin’s atrocities met, leaving behind many sites marked by mass killings – provide an obvious…

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Heritage Out of Control – (B)Lasting Bombs

Regina Bendix , January 26th, 2022

On January 30, 2021, more than 8000 inhabitants of Göttingen, Germany, had to evacuate their homes. Four suspected WWII bombs had been detected underground, and in order to…

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Heritage out of Control: Don’t trash my holocaust

Anne Berg , January 25th, 2022

It was an ordinary, unseasonably cool, summer day in a sleepy town just forty minutes outside of Berlin. Oranienburg once was home to Sachsenhausen concentration camp, one of…

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Heritage out of Control: Today’s utopia tomorrow’s waste?

Fouad Asfour , January 24th, 2022

Exploring how beliefs and spiritual dimensions of inequality turn today’s realities of waste into future heritage and (invisible) monuments Cite this article as: Fouad Asfour. January, 2022. ‘Herita…

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Heritage out of Control: Introduction

#PoliticalEngagements: Digital Engagements

Maya Avis , September 27th, 2021

For many social anthropologists working on different forms of political expression, online settings have become an inextricable part of their research sites, a trend further entrenched by the…


#PoliticalEngagements: Facts and Evidence

#PoliticalEngagements: Artefacts and Repertoires

#PoliticalEngagements: Defiant Engagements

Valentina Zagaria , September 21st, 2021

Working in political environments that run counter to our personal values and commitments, and with people who are challenging these contexts in different ways, led us to think…


#PoliticalEngagements: Introduction

Fuad Musallam , September 20th, 2021

Ethnography and Political Engagement This Thematic Thread emerged from a workshop organised (online) at the LSE in February 2021, entitled “In the moment and after the fact: Ethnographic…


Book launch/discussion: The Subject of Human Rights (SUP 2020)

Danielle Celermajer , May 25th, 2021

When: 28 May 2021 / 9.30-11 am CET Link: https://zoom.us/j/96385183041 ID: 963 8518 3041 Password: 672357 Danielle Celermajer and Alexandre Lefebvre (University of Sidney) will speak about their new…


Mediating Mobility: Migration and Brokerage at the Borders of the State

Natasha Raheja , May 17th, 2021

Natasha Raheja (Cornell University) will present on ‘Mediating mobility: Migration and brokerage at the borders of the State’. Elizabeth Challinor (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) will ac…


Indigenous Water Ontologies, Plurilegal Encounters and Interlegal Translation

Lieselotte Viaene , April 19th, 2021

Lieselotte Viaene (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) will talk about “Indigenous water ontologies, plurilegal encounters and interlegal translation: some reflections from the field”. Andrea Ballestero…


Kaleidoscope of truth

Sandhya Fuchs , April 5th, 2021

Sandhya I. Fuchs (LSE and University of Bern) will talk about “Kaleidoscope of truth: Legal fictions, real cases and controversial proof in the production of the Prevention of…


Vernacularizing Bureaucracy and Quantifying Violence

Allegra , March 25th, 2021

Omri Grinberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Haifa) will talk about “Vernacularizing Bureaucracy and Quantifying Violence: The Writing of Palestinians’ Testimonies in Israeli …


#Academic Fictions: All in a day – The story of an intersection

Chiara Moslow , February 26th, 2021

It is early, the sun has only just begun to rise. A bird swoops from her nest to rest on an electric wire. She overlooks an intersection, a…


Lettre à Madame la Maire

Nathalia Turincev , February 24th, 2021

Le 4 janvier 2021   English Version Madame la Maire,   Si je vous écris aujourd’hui, c’est pour vous faire part de ma tristesse, et de mon indignation….


Academic Fictions: Lettre à France

Mathilde Pasta , February 24th, 2021

English Version Paris, le 22 Décembre 2020 Chère France, Comme tu[i] le sais, j’ai assisté, sur tes recommandations, au Congrès International des Capitales du monde. Je dois admettre…


Legal Consciousness Compared: the Case of Botswana

Sophie Andreetta , February 23rd, 2021



#Academic Fictions: Cape Town through Time and Space: An Experimental Poem

Carolina Earle , February 23rd, 2021

Part 1: 1921 “Poison Tea, Colonial Imports”, by an Observer    “Them nasty Malays can make it work  months after you take it”, quotes Lady Duff G.: This,…


Academic Fictions: A Tale of Two Value-Based Cities

Alma Weijia Chen , February 22nd, 2021

I am very fatigued. Since the first day of 2020, something strange has happened to me. Every day I wake up to a different place – well, technically…