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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

This is an article about eschatology, ressentiment , and Christian nationalism. It is also about the unfixed nature of the nationalist imagination, the mutability of the ethical form, and the consequences of the various masks that ethics takes. My

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So What Is the Anthropology of Buddhism About?

David N. Gellner

study of communalism and ethno-nationalism, Turek on emotion and charisma, and White with spirit possession. This collection of case studies provides a good overview of the range of work on Buddhism, both Mahāyāna and Theravāda, that is now being done

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

include the socially engaged Saffron Revolution in 2007, which challenged a military regime, and more recent expressions of Buddhist nationalism that have emerged in the political transition since military rule ended in 2011. These technologies have also

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Religions, Histories, and Comparisons

Simon Coleman, Ruy Llera Blanes, and Sondra L. Hausner

commentary on Peel’s paper. The first contribution to our articles section, by Jon Bialecki, offers variations on some of the themes raised by J. D. Y. Peel’s piece on iconoclasm and his work more generally. These include nationalism, uses of the past in the

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Inaugural Editorial

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Mette Louise Berg

the social sciences, grounded as they are in “methodological nationalism” ( Wimmer and Glick-Schiller 2003 ) and a “sedentarist bias” ( Malkki 1995 ). Migration and Society will act as a space to host and foster inter-, cross-, and trans

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Commentary on “Siting Pluralism”

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

sacrilegious transgression of the sacred space of Russian Orthodoxy, but as the violation of a civic space of a certain Russian nationalism, one that in many ways is quite secular. The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is not a diocesan church but a monument

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Religious Plurality, Interreligious Pluralism, and Spatialities of Religious Difference

Jeremy F. Walton and Neena Mahadev

ironically strengthen the asymmetrical power of majoritarian Sinhala nationalism. Islamic institutions in the Balkans have become sites for a new minority politics of recognition that could not have been anticipated in socialist Yugoslavia. In each of these

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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

2013 ; Heilman 1998 ). The processes of accumulation that favors foreign investors and new, educated, entrepreneurial labor have given rise to narrow nationalism on the part of those among the elite and the popular classes who feel marginalized and

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On Institutional Pluralization and the Political Genealogies of Post-Yugoslav Islam

Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

-socialist Serbian and Macedonian nationalism, and the ongoing legacies of the governance of Islam in the Habsburg and Yugoslav eras. 8 In this section, we trace the parallel trajectories of the Islamic Community of Kosovo (Bashkësia Islame Kosovës, BIK) and the

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Experiencing In-betweenness

Literary Spatialities

Tahmineh Hooshyar Emami

, nationalism, religious affairs and geographic and climatic nuances, providing a stage for displacement and integration. This sits in contrast with the common dictionary-bound definition of a city as a large town, and/or a relatively large and permanent human