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Natalya Khokholova

reindeer boots (“ unty ”) and speaking Sakha. Even now, wearing reindeer boots inside offices or in other formal spaces of employment or social engagement is considered to be demonstrating disrespect to others or confirming that wearing unty makes one a

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Geographical Imagination, Anthropology, and Political Exiles

Photographers of Siberia in Late Imperial Russia

Tatiana Saburova

were so limited for professional employment and income, photography provided an attractive opportunity. and most political exiles had an education adequate to allow them to master the requisite skills. Formally speaking, photography was also off

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

of them said that the border between the Yamal-Nenets and the Khanty-Mansi okrugs represents a problem for them. For example, quitting employment with one territorial department ( territorial'noe otdelenie ) and taking up a position at a nearby one

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Zoia Tarasova

offered men elsewhere an opportunity to regain their employment, and with it to rehabilitate their gender identity. Meanwhile, Sakha men have not had such an opportunity thus far since, unlike mining and other heavy industries, animal husbandry has been

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Malfunctioning Affective Infrastructures

How the “Broken” Road Becomes a Site of Belonging in Postindustrial Eastern Siberia

Vasilina Orlova

framed as such during the Soviet time, in the year of its completion, 1984, the BAM provided employment for more than one hundred thousand people of over 108 ethnicities ( natsional'nosti ) ( Krylov 2019 ). The peoples’ friendship ( druzhba narodov ) was

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

precariously employed early-career researchers. Employment practices, tenure systems and publishing conventions in Europe are largely shaped by country-specific legal regulations, informal rules of practice, and national academic traditions, expectations and

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Enacting Citizenship

A Case Study of a Syrian Refugee Protest in Germany

Lucia Volk

hurdles refugees who were given the right to reside in Europe have had to face. Relating to Germany specifically, another study found that only 49 per cent of a group of 8,000 refugees had found steady employment within five years of arriving, and that the

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

liveability through (often state-sanctioned) natural resource development projects in the Nordic Arctic region – whether undertaken to make people stay in place through offering employment, by assessing what is even profitable, or by generating value to be

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Clothing and Colours in Early Islam

Adornment (Aesthetics), Symbolism and Differentiation

Hadas Hirsch

. Thus, the effect of colours should be interpreted according to various factors such as regional, historical, social, cultural and religious conditions ( Rabab'ah 2014 ; Radu-Golea 2011 ). The employment of colour adjectives is an example of a lexical

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Manly Merchants

Commerce, Mobility and Masculinity among Afghan Traders in Eurasia

Magnus Marsden

day earn employment as a machine operator or a heavy goods vehicle driver. Farhan had also come to realise he had little time for any activities other than caring for his two daughters – whom he needed to have ready for school in the morning and be