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Sabina Barone and Mehdi Alioua

, namely, “Africans,” “African migrants,” and “Sub-Saharan migrants.” What do these terms imply and what do they tell us about Moroccan identity? Mehdi Alioua: It's hard to answer that question because it not only has to do with the issue of human

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Toward a Postimperial Order?

The Sakha Intellectuals and the Revolutionary Transformations in Late Imperial Russia, 1905–1917

Aleksandr Korobeinikov and Egor Antonov

Federalists was created during the Second Congress of Sakha and Russian peasants held in Yakutsk on June 25, 1917. Uniting the ideas of the Siberian regionalists, national identity, and social equality, the program of the party imagined a potential

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Svetlana Huusko

consistently attempts to frame indigenous populations and their identities through art, history and a constructed national storyline. In this article, I examine the role of the museum's representations of the Evenkis in relation to the museum's attempts to

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Blurred memories

War and disaster in a Buddhist Sinhala village

Mara Benadusi

the borders of Yala National Park suspended the criteria for recognizing the identity of the Other, thereby generating a performative space of indeterminacy. Within this space, the villagers had to carefully calibrate acts of concealment and disclosure

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Uneasy Entanglements

Solar Energy Development in Zanzibar

Erin Dean

while simultaneously creating new dependencies and re-inscribing hierarchical constructions of identity and inclusion. For Zanzibari administrators and civilians alike, perceptions of the benefits and costs of alternative energy development are produced

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Francesc Bellaubi

that represents common relational values in relation to the land. Russian society has a self-perception of a renewed strong “nationalidentity ( Tishkov 2008 ), although this perception can largely change from rural to urban areas, from east to west

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A megastructure in Singapore

The “Asian city of tomorrow?”

Xinyu Guan

: 524 ), involves the heavy initial involvement of the state in transforming old neighborhoods into art districts and aesthetic spaces as a process of curating national identities and exhibiting the state as a patron of cultural producers. This first

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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

harmless for the wrestlers and entertaining for Bolivian spectators and foreign tourists, bore a strong resemblance to national newspaper articles on men beating and murdering women, particularly cholitas living in the city of El Alto. A journalistic

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Commitment, Convergence, Alterity

Muslim-Christian Comparison and the Politics of Distinction in the Netherlands

Daan Beekers

), such divergence hardly provokes doubts about their national belonging. Further, although self-identified Christians today constitute a numerical minority ( Bernts and Berghuijs 2016 ), they are commonly not categorized as a ‘religious minority’. To the

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Nicholas Parlato, Gail Fondahl, Viktoriya Filippova, and Antonina Savvinova

identities through legal actions and channels. In a close examination of the creation of two neighboring TTPs within the Sakha Republic (Iakutiia), one of the Russian Federation's 80-plus “federal subjects” (regions), we explore the evolving role TTPs have