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Rihab Azar

of world-renowned composer Nigel Osborne and three wonderful women musicians in Scotland, I returned to London full of a sense of hope and companionship. “Music and Migration” was the title of our two performances: a presentation and a promenade in

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Narmala Halstead

in terms of the contrasts to the disciplinary measures to contain contagion during the seventeenth-century plague in a town. While dissimilar in modes, there are certain resonances in the control mechanisms and ‘disorder’ performances which arose

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Gender and Empire

The Imprisonment of Women in Eighteenth-Century Siberia

Gwyn Bourlakov

system that extracted resources from the periphery. An examination of gender performance, and the transitional moral and legal expectations of elite women in the eighteenth-century Russian society can help scholars understand deeper meanings of female

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Lessons from Refugees

Research Ethics in the Context of Resettlement in South America

Marcia Vera Espinoza

respect. At the end, as Nando Sigona (2014: 378) asserts, the interview process is a “performance in which the meanings of questions and responses are contextually grounded and jointly constructed.” However, as reflexive as my encounters were, I cannot

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Amanda J. Reinke

(voluntarily) or are subsumed by (involuntarily) the state (see Reinke 2018 ). This mirrors the mimetic representations and performances we see in the non-governmental organisational and non-profit worlds more generally (see Bernal and Grewal 2014 ; Fisher

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Inside Out

Embodying Prison Boundaries

Manuela Ivone Cunha

as cultural and subjective performances embodying a fragmentation of the ‘self’ ( Low 1994 ), but also as forms of protest and resistance by socially vulnerable beings ( Lock 1993 ; Ong 1988 ). References Blackman , L. 2008 . The Body: The Key

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

violence, and emotion attracted social and cultural historians, who highlighted its profound connection to an array of masculine competitive attributes and performances. 14 As stated, despite their socioeconomic status all people possessed some sense of

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

become crucial to the accumulation of capital through the performance of “dirty work,” the often grueling, subservient, and literally dirty jobs that average citizens do not want. Around the world, immigrants are highly desirable as laborers in

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Connecting and Disconnecting

Exploring Prisoners’ Relations with the Outside World in Myanmar

Andrew M. Jefferson and Tomas Max Martin

account of surgeons’ performances of detachment during organ transplantation, where she concludes that detachment is an important social accomplishment. 4 As we will exemplify below, jurisdictions challenged by poverty, or simply budgetary limits, cannot

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Non “Religious” Knowing in Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites

Greek Cypriots’ “return” Pilgrimages to the Monastery of Apostolos Andreas (Cyprus)

Evgenia Mesaritou

Bryant (2012: 339 ; 2014: 683 ; 2016: 23 ) and Bryant and Knight 2019: 35 talks of the “threshold of anticipation.” References Bajc , Vida . 2007 . “ Creating Ritual through Narrative, Place, and Performance in Evangelical Protestant