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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

northern Iraq for several months in 1986. It was crystallized by time spent in Syria in the years following, some of it working on a German-Syrian excavation in Raqqa, now the capital of the Islamic State. On the weekends in Iraq, I traveled from Tell Afar

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A Timeless Measure of Who We Are?

Elena Isayev

in Syria was not yet at its peak, which it was to reach by 2015. Carens was also writing prior to Germany’s decision, that same year, to allow some one million people the opportunity to claim asylum within its state borders. The controversial (rather

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Notes around Hospitality as Inhabitation

Engaging with the Politics of Care and Refugees’ Dwelling Practices in the Italian Urban Context

Camillo Boano and Giovanna Astolfo

building relations and belonging” ( Boano 2019: 6 ). Agamben makes reference to Martin Heidegger's well-known Building, Dwelling, Thinking 1951 text. Contrary to Benveniste's definition, Heidegger argues that the real meaning of the German verb bauen

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Working against and with the State

From Sanctuary to Resettlement

Audrey Macklin

. But friction remained, and the nature of the conflicts are revealing, especially when viewed in a comparative light. German scholar Larissa Fleischmann (2019) documents the interaction between state authorities and the burgeoning numbers of Germans

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Restoring Viable Relations in Emigrant Gambia

Paolo Gaibazzi

relatives, as he tellingly put it, i bogu in wa —they “exited” me, or they “quit” me. In 2006, as the Muslim festival of Tobaski (Eid al Adha) was approaching, Suleyman borrowed some credit and a mobile phone, and rang Kausu, his elder brother in Germany

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

separated cognitively or in respect to their underlying values. The Conflict over the Niamgiri Mountains: Bauxite and Sacred Places Some years ago, a student of anthropology at Tübingen University showed me a couple of pages from the German newspaper Die

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

cem provides an opportunity for the Alevis to present themselves as a distinct religious community. While drinking tea, one Alevi woman visiting from Germany who had taken part in the ceremony told us that she had never participated in a cem before

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The Long Homecoming

Ghanaian Migrant Business and Power in Veneto, Italy

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selected, and PK then picks up the boxes with a forklift and arranges them in a cold room. Some months later, the apples are packed and sent to supermarkets or exported to Germany, Holland, and Denmark. He's happy with the work—“there's no sickness on it

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Ben Page, Olga R. Gulina, Doğuş Şimşek, Caress Schenk, and Vidya Venkat

point out that “these different models can often coexist in the same national context, or dominant ideas and ideologies can change over time” (326). It happened many times: when Germany accepted a majority of humanitarian migrants in 2014–2020 but

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Gilad Ben-Nun

World War II, Lewin knew all too well how many Jews were turned over to Nazi hands by non-German collaborators within the Nazi-occupied areas of Europe. Rashi's clarification of what took place during biblical times, to which Amos referred in his