Mid-nineteenth-century Russian ethnography used fiction, artistry and education to enlighten the masses. Maksimov’s One Year in the North became one of the first examples of this new style of ethnography. Maksimov constructs ‘cultural masks’ regarding northern people (Samoyeds, Lapps, Karels, Zyrians). His impressions are developed out of long traditions and personal characterisations, such as: ‘little brothers’, blacksmiths, tricksters, ‘friends of deer and dogs’. The most interesting positions on his ‘evolutionary ladder’ are the first and the last, which belong to the Samoyeds and the Zyrians. Samoyeds find themselves partly outside the human space, but they are most diverse in the aspect of artistry. Zyrians, on the other hand, constitute a concern to their well-being. Maksimov’s biases are typical for this period of ethnographic development. Although Maksimov appreciates the spoken word, his colonial discourse replaced it by repulsion for Finno- Ugric languages. Artistry in the text of ‘ethnographic fiction’ enriches scientific discourse.
Kant and Contemporary Peace Politics
This article criticizes an empirical reading of On Perpetual Peace. It is also equally critical of the approach taken by philosophically minded scholars to give preference to Kant's philosophical outlook. Instead, it focuses on the peculiar oscillation between the philosophical and political aspects of the essay. Contrary to current concerns to update the conceptual framework of On Perpetual Peace—to rescue it from becoming obsolete—its salient irony, which mediates between both aspects, is singled out as a clue to an interpretation which seeks to account for both of them. Thus, the essay can still be a source of inspiration for peace research.
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in Terezín, and his pupil pianist Alice Herz-Sommer. Nurse and poet Ilse Weber wrote sixty poems in Terezín, including the touching lullaby “Wiegala,” which she sang for Terezín children before they were sent to the gas chamber. Karel Švenk’s Theater
Sheila K. Hoffman, Sarita Sundar, Masaaki Morishita, Fabien Van Geert and Sharon Ann Holt
architecture they inhabit. In Calderwood Hall, the new performance space that freed the Tapestry Room from crowded performances, “Municipals,” a work by American artists Helen Mirra and Ernst Karel, is performed weekly on Friday. A series of quadraphonic
The Uncanny Personhood of Humanoid Machines
life not via a laboratory or a factory, but at a theater. Rossumovi Univerzální Roboti (Rossum’s Universal Robots), an avant-garde play from the early twentieth century by Karel Čapek ( 2006) , inaugurated the trend in which fictional
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Ethnographic engagements with global elites
Paul Robert Gilbert and Jessica Sklair
elites.’ ” Sociological Review 63 ( 3 ): 223 – 269 . Savage , Mike , and Karel Williams . 2008 . “ Elites: Remembered in capitalism and forgotten by social sciences ”. Sociological Review 56 ( S1 ): 1 – 24 . Sedgwick , Eve K. 2002
Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space
, no. 2 : 11 – 28 . Appadurai , Arjun . 1996 . Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Arnaut , Karel . 2008 . “ Mouvement patriotique et construction de ‘l’autochtone’ en Côte d
The Large-Scale Rituals of the Repkong Tantrists in Tibet
: Mandala Book Point . Platvoet , Jan . 1995 . “ Ritual in Plural and Pluralist Societies: Instruments for Analysis .” In Pluralism and Identity: Studies in Ritual Behaviour , ed. Jan Platvoet and Karel van der Toorn , 25 – 51 . Leiden : Brill