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The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

of Europe's so-called migrant crisis and border-crossing pandemic viruses, a moral and racist panic feeds off the supposed collapse of those ‘other places’ into ‘our society’. But other places can also be sites of fascination and longing. Think of the

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

home for migrants working in wage-labor jobs abroad” (p. 40). The consequence of all this is a double bind. On the one hand, families back home depend on the remittances sent by labor migrants abroad, and remittances have become one of the most

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Introduction

Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

locations in Europe and the Middle East: among the Shi‘i communities in Iran and Lebanon (Chavoshian and Marei), the migrant African Pentecostals and a post-secular Sufi community in contemporary Germany (Mattes and Selim), and Lutheran women in early

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

-generation migrants, especially from West Africa. Deeper Life members meet several times a week in person and via phone conferences. The Sunday services—which include affectively intense prayers; separate Bible Study sessions for women, men, adolescents, and

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Valentina Napolitano

cross, the scepter was of wood from shipwrecked boats that had carried migrants to the island's shores. The Pope censed the four directions of the altar. This ritual moment conferred sacredness to the boat and the cross, and by extension transformed

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

everyday of women remain unexplored. I seek to address this gap by reflecting on how women maneuver the entangled relationship of family and insurgency politics that characterizes their home communities in everyday life as migrants at the urban periphery of

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

disruption of social structures and propelled a system of migrant labor that extended throughout the Southern African region ( Moorsom 1989 ; Wallace 2011 ; Werner 1993 ). The ensuing state form differentiated starkly between settlers and natives and

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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

participants; most were locals aged 35 to 75, with few tourists or migrants participating. 4 Bleating sheep featured in one song to ridicule the incumbent prime minister. As a UN Champion of the HeForShe gender equality campaign, Benediktsson was satirized

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Introduction

Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

Crossroads .” Metropolitics , 26 June . Bendixsen , Synnøve . 2017 . “ The Production of Irregular Migrants: The Case of Norway .” Dve Domovini— Two Homelands 45 : 29 – 43 . Brown , Marvin . 2010 . “ Free Enterprise and the Economics of

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

Syria, the migrant crisis in Europe, the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, and so on brought him to reconsider the relevance of critical thinkers—in particular, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and Karl Jaspers