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The “Mangle” of Human Practice

Museu do Amanhã’s Artistic Staging as a Socioscientific Narrative on Climate Change

Rodanthi Tzanelli

platform on which science, technology, and society interact provides a “real-time understanding of [scientific] practice.” 6 In other words, the museum’s scientific simulation “for dummies” through the “tick of birth and the tock of death” we associate

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

editors of this journal and guest editors of a Special Section on Media and Mobility, made a plea to study “the intense correlations between media and transport technologies,” which had been fatefully split at the end of the nineteenth century. 1 On that

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Kudzai Matereke

whitewashing cultural and historical difference uncritically focus on technology transfer and how it has shaped mobility in Africa. This tangent, despite its importance, has skewed mobility discourses by emphasizing the “taken-for-granted assumptions about

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Embodied Vibrations

Disastrous Mobilities in Relocation from the Christchurch Earthquakes, Aotearoa New Zealand

Gail Adams-Hutcheson

onto historic buildings, to evoking a feeling of destruction, gaps, dead space, and silence, and then a “rising from the ashes” noisy amalgam of construction vehicles, workers, and technologies. Focusing on disaster underscores the hypermobility of

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Raili Nugin

relied on cultural construction of the rural as traditionally agricultural; on the other hand, she wanted to deconstruct the category of traditional rural idyllic agricultural work and apply modern technology and innovation to the construction of rurality

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Ocean, Motion, Emotion

Mobilities and Mobilizations in the Pacific

Matt Matsuda

Pacific across centuries has been trade—the movement of goods from sago and fish, to silk and spices, to sugar and copra, to petroleum and high technology. Not all of the trade was commodities, however; sometimes it involved bodies and lives resettled in

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Historical Fragments’ Mobile Echo

Encountering the Current Refugee Crisis with Ai Weiwei

Susan E. Bell and Kathy Davis

conveys simultaneously a story of the tea trade and a cultural practice of tea drinking, as well as a history of family and cultural traditions destroyed by the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Technologies of communication and travel enabled an assemblage of

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Introduction

Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

, they show that print culture constituted a key technology of travel and mobility, facilitating real and imagined contact for readers and travelers across the Pacific in distinct ways that remain undertheorized in mobility and print culture studies

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen, and Stéphanie Ponsavady

connections to his surroundings. The book contributes to the impetus of mobility studies to show that movement is about more than technology and minutiae of science, but about the whole human experience. The book begins with a brilliant introduction that

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Tracey Reimann-Dawe

territories. In spite of his assumed cultural superiority and access to technology to aid his navigation through foreign terrain, the success of Rohlfs’s expedition was heavily reliant on the knowledge of his native African entourage as well as the good will