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European Bodies

Who Embodies europe? Explorations into the Construction of european Bodies

Anika Keinz and Paweł Lewicki

into scientific racism’ which ‘imprinted the physical contours of stereotypic others on the European imagination – and, with them, a host of derogatory associations’ (309). Taking this quote as a starting point in this issue, we would like to

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Emplacing Smells

Spatialities and Materialities of ‘Gypsiness’

Andreea Racleș and Ana Ivasiuc

(2000) , analysing commodity racism, imperial advertising and the development of the soap industry in Britain in the second half of the nineteenth century, wrote that soap was invested with the aptitude to bring ‘moral and economic salvation to Britain

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“Stop it, f*ggot!”

Producing East European Geosexual Backwardness in the Drop-In Centre for Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

. Friedrich (ed.), Rassismus in der Leistungsgesellschaft: Analysen und kritische Perspektiven zu den rassistischen Normalisierungsprozessen der ‘Sarrazindebatte’ [Racism in Performance Society: Analyses and Critical Perspective of Racist Normalizing

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The Obligation Is the Point

‘Refugee 2 Refugee’ Care and Solidarity in Greece

Zareena Grewal

, in some cases, which bodies become sick and/or die or not ( Besteman 2016 ; Feldman 2007 ; Inhorn 2018 ). This ‘carceral humanitarianism’, as Kelly Oliver (2017) terms it, creates classes of refugees and upholds rather than challenges racism

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

referred to a theoretical study ‘that classified and generalized the results of a strictly descriptive ethnography’ ( Gingrich 2005: 87 ), while the term ‘anthropology’ ( Anthropologie ) carries associations of racism, genocide, and evolutionist physical

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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

European colonial expansion. The global beauty, health and fitness industries converge with genderism, classism and racism in ways that select certain bodies as ‘lazy’, ‘sloppy’, ‘slovenly’, ‘ordinary’ and ‘unprofessional’ as well as giving them a

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Introduction

States of Displacement: Middle Eastern Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and Asylum Seekers in Global Context

Lucia Volk and Marcia C. Inhorn

) under-resourced refugee camps in Greece. Rather than surrendering to ‘carceral humanitarianism’, Grewal shows how these refugees actively challenge racism, xenophobia, disaster capitalism and state violence, and fight for a better world for all. In the

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Nell Gabiam

him, Al-Nur was not your typical NGO: it was ‘a club, a home’. As a Kurd, he had experienced ‘racism’ in Turkey from both Turks and Syrian Arab refugees. One aspect of the centre that felt like home to him was what he described as its lack of racism

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

2013 ; Keskinen et al. 2016 ). However, for all the forced assimilation and racism historically endured by some people in the north, to be indigenous is also to be a legal citizen of well-functioning states. As mentioned, this is also the case for

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

). Fromherz , A. ( 2012 ), Qatar: A Modern History ( London : I.B. Tauris ). Giscombe , C. and Lobel , M. ( 2005 ), ‘ Explaining Disproportionately High Rates of Adverse Birth Outcomes among African Americans: The Impact of Stress, Racism, and