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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

collected during long-term fieldwork aiming to investigate various areas of Kabye ritual life. In the course of my stays (29 months between 2004 and 2017), I was able to make regular observations of blood sacrifices performed in all of the contexts mentioned

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Alena Minchenia

fieldwork in August 2015, just a week after the last political prisoner at that time, and a presidential candidate in 2010, Mikalai Statkevich, was released from prison. 1 Upon his release, Statkevich organized a series of public protests in Minsk that

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Processes of Territorialization in Mexico

Indigenous Government, Violence, and Comunalidad

Philipp Wolfesberger

two empirical parts cover the fieldwork conducted in Cherán and Tlahuitoltepec. I close with a conclusion about the processes of territorialization between indigenous government, violence, and comunalidad . The Theoretical Context of Violence and

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A Ritual Demystified

The Work of Anti-wonder among Sufi Reformists and Traditionalists in a Macedonian Roma Neighborhood

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

, a highly reprobate act in the homophobic environment of my fieldwork. One February evening as I was watching television with my host family, the father, Karim, suddenly told his son to take me to Muarif's house. His wife protested meekly, while his

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

of my teachers had done any fieldwork at all. Back in 1991, John and I had a brief phone conversation, and he agreed to meet me in his office. I was rather awed to be in the presence of the great J. D. Y. Peel, particularly since his essays “Making

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Space of Hope for Lebanon’s Missing

Promoting Transitional Justice through a Digital Memorial

Erik Van Ommering and Reem el Soussi

episodes of the past are recollected, reformulated, or negated in the present. To that end, he carried out 16 months of ethnographic fieldwork in school communities in Beirut and southern Lebanon, examining, among other things, how formal education enables

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

disingenuity that has to be taken seriously as a social fact. We should not see this ressentiment as specific to a single Calvary Chapel church. Another Calvary Chapel church that I often attended during my fieldwork was known for having bought a rather large

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Post-war Blood

Sacrifice, Anti-sacrifice, and the Rearticulations of Conflict in Sri Lanka

Neena Mahadev

Utopia,” organized by Ruy Blanes, Bjørn Bertelsen, and Giovanni da Col, and from colleagues in the colloquium series of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Fieldwork for this study was generously funded by Max Planck

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

masculinized militaristic dispositions of the police, I aim to provide new understandings into why it was so difficult to change police attitudes and practices within the UPPs. The data informing this text comes from 18 months of fieldwork conducted in Rio de