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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

Military Police in Rio de Janeiro from December 2014 to July 2015 and a six-year collaboration between Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen. The reform-oriented leadership of the Military Police at the time of fieldwork gave Salem full institutional access

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

during the decade of Olympic exceptionalism. The empirical material that the contributions to this section analyze is derived from fieldworks exploring the racialized and gendered dimensions of these interventions. The studies show that despite political

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Bernard B. Fyanka and Julaina A. Obika

chapters provide the crux of the story. Mogensen and Kate's relationship develops further, and in 1997, when Mogensen returns to Denmark after one year of fieldwork, Kate's letters start to arrive and she realizes that “the story had only just begun” (79

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Experiential Landscapes of Terror

Sunčana Laketa, Sara Fregonese, and Damien Masson

.9783/9780812200485 Sumartojo , Shanti , and Sarah Pink . 2020 . Atmospheres and the Experiential World: Theory and Methods . New York : Routledge . Truc , Gérôme. 2019 . “ What Terror Attacks Do to Societies: Fieldwork and Case Studies .” Ethnologie Francaise

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The Dialectics of Displacement and Emplacement

Henrik Vigh and Jesper Bjarnesen

requires a view from within the actual social fields and formations in question, necessitating a commitment to a type of fieldwork that most researchers are, understandably, unwilling to undertake. Second, conflicts and wars typically impose a very

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

further contribute to Namibian postcolonial nationalism and statehood, and on how the Namibian case is situated within African politics of citizenship and autochthony. The article is based on a total of 15 months of fieldwork between the 1990s and 2016

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Amy Batley

for making this edition possible. I am grateful to have received funding for fieldwork for this research from the Faculty of Architecture and History of Art's Fieldwork Fund at the University of Cambridge. Notes 1 The number of fatalities is of

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

these shows. These conversations complemented our own observations of the exhibit spaces and the relevant artifacts, as well as the scholarly literature we consulted. The result of our fieldwork is an interdisciplinary approach to engage the fields of

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(Counter)Terrorism and the Intimate

Bodies, Affect, Power

Sunčana Laketa

( Skidmore 2003 ; Woon 2013 ). The emotional fieldwork into the intimacies of terror/security thus forms the basis of more ethical scholarly engagements based on shared alliances and vulnerabilities. Conclusion The site of the intimate is a

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

-talkies used for communication by perpetrators, and maybe the calm or stressed voice of someone giving commands. What impressed me most while doing ethnographic fieldwork in favelas in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro, however, was the silence: the silence