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Learning the Elsewhere of ‘Inner Space’

The Affective Pedagogy of Post-Secular Sufi Healing in Germany

Nasima Selim

to bloom That which destroys us This torn apart Undivided earth On which We travel together.   — Rose Ausländer, “ Gemeinsam /Together” Each year, many Inayati Sufis gather for a summer school in a village in northern Germany that

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Politicizing Elsewhere(s)

Negotiating Representations of Neo-Pentecostal Aesthetic Practice in Berlin

Dominik Mattes

to establish branches across the globe, including 15 congregations in Germany, and William Kumuyi eventually became the general superintendent of what is claimed to be one of the largest churches in the world ( Akoda 2012: 403) . The group in Berlin

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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

(German: unheimlich, bordering on the unfamiliar) enjoys a renewed popularity in the anthropology of religion ( Goslinga 2012 ; Morgain 2012 ), in examining “the frightening … that ought to have remained … secret and hidden but has come to light

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Afterword

The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

to step outside of the silos we have come to call ‘anthropology of Islam’ and ‘anthropology of Christianity ’. The articles take us to Germany, Lebanon, Norway, and Iran. Each tells a very particular story of engagements with the Elsewhere (or

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Portrait

Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

-only concentration camp, and my mother was interned three years later in a family camp. It was there that my father eventually joined us for the remainder of the war. The camp's inmates were largely German speakers, with a sprinkling of Italians. But the labels used

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From the Throes of Anguished Mourning

Shi‘i Ritual Lamentation and the Pious Publics of Lebanon

Fouad Gehad Marei

by a fellowship of the German Orient-Institut in Beirut (OIB). Notes 1 I use ‘Shi‘i’, the adjective form derived from Arabic, to denote an attribute of a proper or common noun. This article examines how Shi‘i rituals, beliefs, and experiences

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

how completely to explain the nature of that look, which came as if across the glass window of an aquarium between two beings who live in different worlds, I would also have explained the essence of the great insanity of the third Germany” ( 1996: 105

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Valentina Napolitano

its cognates would subsequently travel across Italy and northern Germany, as well as to England and Wales (see ANSA 2016 ; CAFOD 2016 ; Wir In 2015 ). In April 2015, the British Museum commissioned and acquired a Lampedusa cross from Tuccio. As

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Alena Minchenia

sentence. 10 The BPR was declared in times of the German occupation of the Belarusian territory during World War I and existed until 1919, when the Red Army came to establish the Belarusian Soviet republic (BSSR). As the first attempt to announce the

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

0021875800030218 Diehl , James M. 1993 . The Thanks of the Fatherland: German Veterans after the Second World War . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Edele , Mark . 2008 . Soviet Veterans of the Second World War: A Popular Movement