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Mobilities and the Multinatural

A Test Case in India

Thomas Birtchnell

“multiculturalism” did on sociology. The mobilities optic that places center-stage transport technologies or migration systems—whether moving by road, rail, air, or sea—at the same time ignores the rest of nature: the “more-than-human” world. 6 Most simply, the

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Cotten Seiler

studies, sociology, and the history of technology, these essays illustrate the versatility of the mobility optic as well as its massive potential for the formation of new knowledge and the effecting of egalitarian policy. The scholars here make the case

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Peter Merriman

the Vienna Science and Technology Fund), 3 Slices of (Mobile) Life (funded by the EU and Mobile Lives Forum), 4 and the Mobile Utopia: Art and Experiments exhibition at the 2017 joint T 2 M (International Association for the History of Transport

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Keep Moving, Stay Tuned

The Construction of Flow in and through Radio Traffic Reports

Marith Dieker

sociology, history, technology and society studies, anthropology, and human geography. In these various fields, scholars studied a wide range of phenomena that are linked to the emergence and implications of automobility—of “car culture.” 3 Some scholars

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

century, accelerating the circulation of information and catalyzing the development of bureaucratic technologies and institutions that have served since then as the infrastructure of Jewish life in the United States. By conceiving of religion as “a mobile

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

limited print run from a new press. For scholars of mobility, though, Cycling Cultures provides interesting comparisons. Cycling, it is now clear, is not monolithic. It has a bewildering diversity of user experiences, technologies, subcultures, and

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Mobile Disasters

Catastrophes in the Age of Manufactured Uncertainty

Steve Matthewman

. Here I draw on Paul Virilio’s work to gain analytical purchase. For Virilio, modernity is underpinned by acceleration. He adds that we cannot understand our history or the technology that propels it without coming to terms with a connected phenomenon

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Conservation-Induced Resettlement

The Case of the Baka of Southeast Cameroon—A Variation on the Habitual Mobility–Immobility Nexus

Harrison Esam Awuh

mobility and technology, this case off ers exemplary material on the role of forced immobilization in the transfer of knowledge and practices between societies and environments. The Dja Reserve was established as a wildlife reserve officially in 1950 by

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Manuel Stoffers, Blake Morris, Alan Meyer, Younes Saramifar, Andrew Cobbing, Martin Emanuel, Rudi Volti, Caitlin Starr Cohn, Caitríona Leahy, and Sunny Stalter-Pace

digital technologies, offers a specific perspective through which to approach the field, and her wide-ranging examples and personal walking experiences create accessible entry points for readers new to this kind of work. For the uninitiated it serves as a

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Peter Merriman, Georgine Clarsen, and Gijs Mom

” put together by guest editors Florian Krobb and Dorit Müller. In an age of digital technologies and hi-tech mobile media it is easy to forget that “travel writing” and “texts that travel” served as some of the earliest forms of mobile media, from