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Sight and Touch between East and West

Ethics, Ethnography and Social Theory

Liene Ozolina

catalogues the objects and sites that show the transnational in the local, and back. In this contribution, I wish to further develop the idea of the learnings of post-socialism beyond Eastern Europe, and suggest another avenue for such theory (re

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Threats to Academic Freedom

, digital humanities, classroom controversies, service learning, and teaching with new sources. If you are interested in writing such an article, please send an abstract to Shira at sklein@chapman.edu . We have an eclectic mix of articles in this issue, and

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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

about the necessity of learning the language of a people under study. They also learned from Boas how important it was to study every manifestation of a culture as part of its common Gestalt, and to try to comprehend the beliefs and actions of bearers of

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

. Hirtle . 1989 . “ Subjective Hierarchies in Spatial Memory .” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 15 ( 2 ): 211 – 27 . Meusburger , Peter , Benno Werlen , and Laura Suarsana , eds. 2017 . Knowledge and Action

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Regina F. Bendix

interdisciplinary problem solving. A number of excellent insights have been generated to show the stumbling blocks that surface in interdisciplinary research endeavours, be this from the history of science (e.g. Galison 1997 ), learning sciences ( Lave and Wenger

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Zilka Spahić Šiljak

Women in BiH: Analysis of the Results of the Star Pilot Research done in 2002 , World Learning Star Network (Sarajevo: Jež, 2002); Marija Divičić, “Organizacija antifašističkog fronta žena Sarajevo u Socijalističkoj Jugoslaviji” [Organization of the

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

reframing anthropological knowledges in Europe into a shared, common framework would require a lot of negotiation, mutual learning and time. Yet time is precisely what is lacking in the project-oriented European science. Proliferation of one- to three

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Azim Malikov

imams of mosques in Samarqand were the descendants of imams, ulama, of the pre-Soviet era, including the descendants of Makhdumi A'zam, and they ‘had maintained a level of Islamic learning through the Soviet period’ ( Rasanayagam 2014: 11 ). In the

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Land Reclamations

Boundary Work as Production of Disciplinary Uniqueness

Klaus Schriewer

learning from empirical data and theoretical concepts worked out in the neighbour-discipline of European ethnology when the tools within social anthropology were still focused on tribal societies. I will now explain in detail some of these considerations

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Dreams of Prosperity – Enactments of Growth

The Rise and Fall of Farming in Varanger

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

. This included – in due course – local agricultural schools that served both as centres of teaching and learning and as research stations, experimenting with technologies of farming. By 1909, such institutions were already in place. Strolling through