Global Heimat

(Post)Migrant Productions of Transnational Space

in Anthropological Journal of European Cultures
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  • 1 Humboldt-University Berlin
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With reference to anthropologist Ina-Maria Greverus’ pioneering analyses of human-environment relations since the 1970s, the article pushes the idea of Heimat further to the more processual concept of Beheimatung. This is especially relevant for an anthropology of the transnational worlds of (post-)migrant societies with their current negotiation of cross-border migration in the present and concerning colonial objects from the past in museums.