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Repatriation and Ritual, Repatriation as Ritual

Laura Peers, Lotten Gustafsson Reinius, and Jennifer Shannon

survival. The editors and authors of this special section of Museum Worlds have taken a different set of perspectives. We explore repatriation as ritual: a set of highlighted performances enacting cosmological beliefs for a special purpose, deeply

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Politics and Power After the 2017 Bundestag Election

Eric Langenbacher

in depth at the situation of the spd and the new grand coalition. After looking at some of the reasons for the spd ’s poor performance on election day, the author outlines the twisted road the party took to agree to a continuation of the grand

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Conal McCarthy

has made an enormous contribution to several fields: museum studies, heritage studies, tourism, world's fairs, and many others. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is Professor Emerita of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

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’s organizational gambit to wrest local political control from the mainstream parties. This article analyzes the FN’s performance in these elections from the standpoint of political demand and supply. First, it elaborates the social, economic, and partisan

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Sara Selwood and Lillia McEnaney

Attitudes: The 36th Report . London : The National Centre for Social Research . https://www.bsa.natcen.ac.uk/media/39363/bsa_36.pdf (accessed 1 March 2020 ). Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) . 2012 . “ Performance Indicators 2011

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Objects as Archives of a Disrupted Past

The Lengnangulong Sacred Stone from Vanuatu in France, Revisited

Hugo DeBlock

these performances and are interpreted only by some local people. The biggest local cultural festival that features in the current cultural revivalist movement in the archipelago, arguably, is the yearly Back to My Roots Festival of Halhal Fantor in

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Sounds German?

Popular Music in Postwar Germany at the Crossroads of the National and Transnational

Kirkland A. Fulk

the musical focus to include film and performance, but also complicates the picture of music’s relationship to German national identity by investigating how competing conceptions of Germanness also shaped sound itself: “Sound mattered to the formation

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Merkeldämmerung

Eric Langenbacher

wide praise for its campaign performance. Its young (thirty-nine) party leader since 2013, Christian Lindner, was an especially exhilarating stump speaker, who seemed to hit a chord with many voters. As one psychologist concluded: “There was a real love

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Stiletto Socialism

Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women's Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar

positions. According to Erving Goffman, social status is not a material thing that is possessed and displayed, but a pattern of proper performance, whether it occurs in an elegant or embarrassing way. 62 To provide a more multifaceted reflection on social

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Policing the French Empire

Colonial Law Enforcement and the Search for Racial-Territorial Hegemony

Samuel Kalman

généraux/political police, using bureaucratic methods and intelligence gathering, concerned from the 1920s onward by the growth of live performances and nationalist politics in equal measure. If these efforts ultimately failed, not least because of the lack