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Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects

Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

affective worlds afforded by them. What forms of mobility, relationality, and politics are mediated by railroads, vis-à-vis roads? How are different kinds of rail service associated with (post)socialist and/or neoliberal economies? Which imaginaries and

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Refugia Roundtable

Imagining Refugia: Thinking Outside the Current Refugee Regime

Nicholas Van Hear, Veronique Barbelet, Christina Bennett, and Helma Lutz

neoliberalism in economics sits alongside neo-illiberalism in politics and culture. Against this grim background, this contribution takes as a starting point various recent proposals—some of them in the realms of fantasy—to depart from the usual three “durable

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Interrogating Aspirations through Migratory Mobilities

Supurna Banerjee and Eva Gerharz

regimes are tracked through the plantations’ genesis in mercantilism, its growth and expansion during colonialism, and changes brought about by neoliberalism and globalization. In a period of rapid casualization and retrenchment, the consequent changes to

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(Re)Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline

Continuity and Change of (Post)Socialist Infrastructure

Olga Povoroznyuk

Siberian city in 2003, help to rethink the relationship between the postsocialist state and its citizens. 18 Stephen J. Collier argues that infrastructures emerge “as privileged sites where the relationship between neoliberalism and social modernity can

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Place Making in Transit

Literary Interventions at the Airport and in the Underground

Emma Eldelin and Andreas Nyblom

contemporary London life, including critical commentary on the city as a hub of a neoliberal and globalized economy. Cultural Imaginaries of the Underground Looked at more generally, the space of the underground tends to be caught up in conflicting

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Media Representations of Separated Child Migrants

From Dubs to Doubt

Rachel Rosen and Sarah Crafter

subjectivity that has become dominant in neoliberal, Anglo-American societies ( Pupavac 2008: 278 ). Hopes and “dreams” served a powerful and emotive motif. For example, The Mail printed a story about a separated child in Calais who was increasingly

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

2012 ) and the development of forms of ‘prosperity religion’ in the wake of economic transformations and the spread of neo-liberal capitalism ( Jackson 1999 ; R. Scott 2009 ). Returning to one of these key themes, Jane Caple’s contribution in the

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Francis, a Criollo Pope

Valentina Napolitano

.1111/1467-9655.12170 Molina , J. Michelle . 2013 . To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520–1767 . Berkeley : University of California Press . 10.1525/9780520955042 Muehlebach , Andrea . 2013 . “ The Catholicization of Neoliberalism