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Jean-Pierre Digard

, par des tendances contradictoires, notamment entre mondialisation et particularismes ethno-culturels. D'une part, on y observe une tendance des classes moyennes et supérieures à calquer leurs standards de consommation sur ceux des pays occidentaux, d

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Ontological Opportunism

Reanimating the Inanimate in Physics and Science Communication at CERN

Anne Dippel

Rock. This collaboration emerged following a virtual visit John made to a physics class at Taos Pueblo High School, and it has been a fruitful ongoing mission for John to spread the knowledge of high-energy physics among people from his home. John

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Eliseu Carbonell, Laurent Sébastien Fournier, Lara Houston, Maarja Kaaristo, Agnieszka Pasieka, and Markéta Slavková

been developing in Poland, it is surprising not to find essays focusing on broadly understood economy, class/social identities, religious field, absence/presence of Jews, migrations in and from the country, to mention but some. These are the topics no

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Manly Merchants

Commerce, Mobility and Masculinity among Afghan Traders in Eurasia

Magnus Marsden

2008 ). At another level, new forms of political economy (often referred to as reflecting the characteristics of neoliberal capitalism) have undermined older socio-economic hierarchies, including the position of established merchant classes

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

everyday practices of anthropologists – it shapes decisions on who to invite as a keynote speaker at conferences or as a member of research teams; in which journals to publish your work; whose classes to attend if you are a university student; or whose

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‘The Fire Does Not Disturb Us’

Navigating Love, Desire and Loss in the Qaṣīda Poetry of South Sinai Muzīna Women

Matthew Ryan Sparks

reflect her desire for her unrequited love, a man from the neighbouring Tarabin tribe, and her highly subjective reflections on remaining unmarried and middle aged within the Bedouin society of South Sinai. While teaching an undergraduate class on qaṣīda

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Between Boundary-Work and Cosmopolitan Aspirations

A Historical Genealogy of EASA (and European Anthropology)

Damián Omar Martínez

), excluding ‘native’ anthropological knowledge as irrelevant, or including it but only as a ‘second-class’ kind of knowledge ( Čapo 2015a ; Kürti and Skalník 2009: 14 ). This, so the criticism goes, leads to local anthropological knowledge being mostly

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Mahdieh Vali-Zadeh

, Forough was aware of the liberty that the Pahlavi reign was giving to women, particularly as the family was living in Tehran, Iran's capital city. Thus, ‘dealing with middle-class and semi-bourgeois families of her own and her first husband's, Forough

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‘Life Is Tight Here’

Displacement and Desire amongst Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan

Morgen A. Chalmiers

of loss and dispossession appears as a central theme in the narratives discussed here. While all three women shared similar regional and class backgrounds, several significant differences have shaped their lived experiences as refugees in Jordan

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L'amour poétisé : genre, plaisir et nostalgie dans la poésie arabe et persane masculine, féminine et homoérotique

Corinne Fortier

coin du monde cette charmante forme de civilisation qui, pendant deux siècles, fit le bonheur des hautes classes de la société ? […]. Ils tenaient de leurs voisins, les Maures d'Espagne, cette agréable manière de prendre la vie. L'amour régnait avec l