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Hannah Callaway, Alec G. Hargreaves, and John P. Murphy

Alexia Yates, Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015). Review by Hannah Callaway, Harvard University There was a time when visitors to Paris department stores

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Autobiography in Anthropology

A Thirty Year Retrospective

Patrick Laviolette and Aleksandar Bošković

The year 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Helen Callaway and Judith Okely's edited anthology Anthropology and Autobiography. During that generational span, which roughly mirrors the life history of this journal, the book has had

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Autobiography in Anthropology, Then and Now

Helena Wulff

Celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the first publication of the volume Anthropology and Autobiography ( 1992 ) edited by Judith Okely and Helen Callaway, AJEC 31(1) features an inspiring special issue devoted to this topic, then and now

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Autobiography, Anthropology

A Personal Historical Recollection

Judith Okely

The book Anthropology and Autobiography, which I co-edited with the now late Helen Callaway, has an extended early history before its completion, drawing on what was once declared highly controversial, indeed unpublishable. Decades later, many

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Towards Critical Analytical Auto-Ethnography

Global Pandemic and Migrant Women (Im)mobilities in Northern Ireland

Marta Kempny

study. Helen Callaway (1992) in this context argues that it is always impossible to separate what in a woman's experience is due to being a woman from what is due to being middle-class, being married, etc. In a similar way, as Okely aptly puts it, the

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Rihab Azar

would call it studying “inward.” I agree with Okely and Callaway (1992: 228) that this does not mean that “anthropology should be about the anthropologist's self: rather, it must be informed by it.” 5 One example is the story of Part III of the

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Enwinding Social Theory

Wind and Weather in Zulu Zionist Sensorial Experiences

Rune Flikke

. Please “so and so” take care of me.’” This corresponds well with the significance of birds in pre-colonial Zulu society. The pioneer missionary Henry Callaway ([1870] 1970: 130) commented on the roles of birds in myths he collected: “It is ‘the little

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Echo and the Ecumene

Grasping the Estonian National Museum

Art Leete and Patrick Laviolette

an equivalence in seconds to the time span in years since Anthropology and Autobiography ( Okely and Callaway 1992 ) was published. References Bartmanski , D. and M. Fuller (2018), ‘Reconstructing Berlin: Materiality and Meaning in the

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Play of Mirrors

An Encounter of Personal Biographies with Europe’s Journey

Marcos Farias Ferreira

to reflect upon and give meaning to the historical relations and political conditions I not only observed in a mediated way but lived through in particular ways ( Ellis et al. 2010 ; Okely and Callaway 1992 ). Therefore, the exercise produces a play

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Gareth E. Hamilton

:// . Okely , J. ( 1992 ), ‘ Anthropology and Autobiography: Participatory Experience and Embodied Knowledge ’, in J. Okely and H. Callaway (eds), Anthropology and Autobiography ( London : Routledge ), 1 – 28 . Okely , J. ( 2010