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Narva as Method

Urban Inventories and the Mutation of the Postsocialist City

Francisco Martínez

future. As explained by Felix Ringel in his ethnography of Hoyerswerda (in Eastern Germany), the shrinking present of this socialist model town is ‘an intense problematisation of the future’ ( 2018: 179 ). Narva also needs to come to terms with the future

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

femininity for success. Perfumes, cosmetics, and fashionable clothing became increasingly available to consumers in the Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, Hungary, and, of course, Yugoslavia. They were necessary for the successful socialist construction of

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Living Through and Living On?

Participatory Humanitarian Architecture in the Jarahieh Refugee Settlement, Lebanon

Riccardo Luca Conti, Joana Dabaj, and Elisa Pascucci

climbing wall for children's exercise, completed with colorful plastic holds donated by the German organization Südbloc Boulderhalle Berlin. The original iron sheet, also decorative, became a waterproof membrane. In order to be fully adapted to Lebanon

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Michael Herzfeld

't happen here’ is the usual response to any talk of coups, pogroms and concentration camps. But as the son of refugees from Nazi Germany, and – perhaps consequently – as an anthropologist, I am aware that racism can happen anywhere, and especially when

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Anthropology from Home

Advice on Digital Ethnography for the Pandemic Times

Magdalena Góralska

health across digital platforms that operate in the Polish language, plus transnational and translingual links that are brought in to my fieldwork by the Polish diaspora in Germany, France and English-speaking countries. Trained as a classical European

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

organic intellectuals. Fueled by disaffection with politics, as much as feelings of injustice, they have attracted young people facing a precarious future, and migrants themselves; indeed, there are movements led by migrants in Turkey, in Germany, in

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Fredrik Nyman, Roberta Zavoretti, Linda Rabben, and David M. R. Orr

Austria and Germany. Moats are bodies of water patrolled by navies that prevent refugees from landing in countries including Australia, the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Barbicans are ‘anomalous zones,’ such as Christmas Island off the

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The Work of Culture, Heritage, and Musealized Spaces in “Unprecedented Times”

Christina Kreps

Challenges . London : Routledge . Eckersley , Susannah , and Gerard Corsane . 2014 . “ Memorialisation in Eastern Germany: Displacement, (Re)Placement and Integration of Macro-and Micro-Level Heritage .” In Displayed Heritage: Responses to

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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

collect information about it. Despite those considerations, the terminology of the “ethno-” was already being actively developed in Russia by German naturalists (for more details, see Vermeulen 2015 ). The field was conceived in Russia not so much from

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Elaine MacKinnon

being late to work or having to leave early. 29 There were many foreign women as well in the camps, including Poles, Germans, Chinese, Iranians, Romanians, and Finns, arrested as part of a Stalinist effort to remove any potential “fifth column” from the