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Ruin of Empire

The Uganda Railway and Memory Work in Kenya

Norman Aselmeyer

Kenya's official languages: English, Kiswahili, and Silence. There was also memory. — Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor 1 When Kenya went to the polls in 2017, the reelection bid of the ruling coalition centered on the infrastructure projects

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Audit culture and the infrastructures of excellence: On the effects of campus management technologies

Asta Vonderau

Drawing upon ethnographic data, this article investigates the effects of a new online campus management system in one of the largest universities in Germany. It shows the various ways in which this technological innovation influenced students', teachers' and administrative personnel's relations and everyday working practices and how it is influential in the reorganisation of university structures. The online management system is regarded as an important part of an emerging infrastructure of excellence, which materialises the changing understanding of qualitative studies and teaching. Findings show that the online management supports standardised and economised study, teaching and administrative practices and silences creativity and flexibility. However, these standardisations are negotiated and questioned by the actors involved.

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Rape Culture and the Feminist Politics of Social Media

Carrie A. Rentschler

Young feminists use social media in order to respond to rape culture and to hold accountable the purveyors of its practices and ways of thinking when mainstream news media, police and school authorities do not. This article analyzes how social networks identified with young feminists take shape via social media responses to sexual violence, and how those networks are organized around the conceptual framework of rape culture. Drawing on the concept of response-ability, the article analyzes how recent social media responses to rape culture evidence the affective and technocultural nature of current feminist network building and the ways this online criticism re-imagines the position of feminist witnesses to rape culture.

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Places of Progress? Technology Museums, Memory, and Education

Christian Kehrt and Daniel Brandau

warfare in the United States and the case of the so-called Enola Gay affair, in which he was involved as curator at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Norman Aselmeyer analyzes the exhibition of colonial infrastructures and objects in Kenyan

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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

grassroots technologies serve at-risk populations? How do existing policy frameworks seek to create nonviolent environments for online technologies, and in what ways do they fall short? What public infrastructures—like law enforcement, for example— are

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Textbook Representations of the Economy of East and West Germany at the Time of the Golden Age

Kai Krüger

reparations, the dismantling of industrial infrastructure, and the resulting emigration of labor. 14 For some years now, these differences in starting conditions have received an increasing degree of attention. 15 Method: A Theses-based Textbook

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

infrastructures generated by feminist-identified movements and practitioners often get lost in the official and popular record, despite their political significance and potentially transformative power” (240). This is certainly the case for girls whose activism

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Multi-ethnic Girls’ Social Positional Identities in Educational Transitions

Solveig Roth and Dagny Stuedahl

.] Fafo report 39, Oslo . Ludvigsen , Sten , Andreas Lund , Ingvill Rasmussen , and Roger Säljö . 2011 . Learning across Sites: New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices . Oxford : Routledge . McLeod , Julie , and Lyn Yates . 2006

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Are “the Natives” Educable?

Dutch Schoolchildren Learn Ethical Colonial Policy (1890–1910)

Elisabeth Wesseling and Jacques Dane

missionary work always forms part of a spectrum of other beneficial activities relating to health care, housing, hygiene, schooling, clothing, agricultural and infrastructural improvements, and so on. With the advent of Christianity, father Schippers

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Imperialism and Nationhood in Children’s Books in Colonial Bengal

Gargi Gangopadhyay

representations of modern urban luxury, and were seen as the rewards offered by the new education. With its dynamic economy and modern infrastructure, the city became the space of radical social transition par excellence , where even the common, poor boy could