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Carceral Entrapments

Views from the Prison/Street Interface in India

Mahuya Bandyopadhyay

contemporary India. I use ethnographic snippets from two field sites: a central prison in India and a narrative interview with a gang leader with prison experience, from my fieldwork in a para (neighbourhood) in Kolkata, India. The article also has a

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‘The Good Citizen’

Balancing Moral Possibilities in Everyday Life between Sensation, Symptom and Healthcare Seeking

Sara Marie Hebsgaard Offersen, Peter Vedsted, and Rikke Sand Andersen

community thus provide the foundation for the moral sensescape that people bodily navigate when experiencing bodily sensations. Methodology The analysis presented in this article draws on long-term ethnographic fieldwork carried out by Offersen from December

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Yassaba’ or the Fear of Being Abandoned

Health Promotion Messages and Local Meanings in Guinea

Maria Cristina Manca

reviewing health promotion activities. During my three periods of fieldwork in Guinea, I organised focus group discussions and conducted interviews with local people including health-care workers, survivors and the relatives of those who were sick with Ebola

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Pedagogy in Action

Rethinking Ethnographic Training and Practice in Action Anthropology

Mark K. Watson

treat PAR in anthropology as a complementary approach to the conventional mise-en-scène of fieldwork (i.e. interviews, participant observation and focus groups) runs counterintuitive to the transformative logic of the former for two main reasons

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The Aesthetics and Publics of Testimony

Participation and Agency in Architectural Memorializations of the 1993 Solingen Arson Attack

Eray Çaylı

through my fieldwork on architectural memorializations of the 1993 Solingen arson attack. I begin by detailing the prominent role that publicness and participation have played in these memorializations and the various tensions and contestations

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Approaching Health in Landscapes

An Ethnographic Study with Chronic Cancer Patients from a Coastal Village in Northern Norway

Magdalena Skowronski, Mette Bech Risør, and Nina Foss

’s concepts, the aim of this article is to analyse how the effort and wish of staying healthy is linked to dwelling in familiar landscapes and how health is approached in those landscapes by CCPs. Into the Village The fieldwork was conducted by the first

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Livia Jiménez Sedano

Throughout the last ten years of fieldwork in social dance contexts in Southern Europe I have witnessed in astonishment how European aficionados who enrol in ‘world dances’ courses very often considered their own kinetic capacities as superior to

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Quarantine and Its Malcontents

How Liberians Responded to the Ebola Epidemic Containment Measures

Umberto Pellecchia

-health approach led by state-related actors. The study is based on four months of fieldwork in Liberia conducted during two different periods of the epidemic: September to November 2014 and January to March 2015. The first period of fieldwork took place during the

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‘Atomic Bombs’ in Monrovia, Liberia

The Identity and Stigmatisation of Ebola Survivors

Emilie Venables

glimpse into this world and the experiences faced by people – health-care workers and patients – within the ‘high-risk zone’ of the EMC. The intense period of fieldwork, combining observations in the community with in-depth interviews and focus group

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Sensory Perception of Rock Art in East Siberia and the Far East

Soviet Archeological “Discoveries” and Indigenous Evenkis

Donatas Brandišauskas

certain sites and river basins, requiring offerings and punishing those who refuse to show respect. All members of the expedition agreed that everyone involved in the fieldwork knows how important it is to follow the local taiga ethics. Any local villager