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Barriers and borders

Human mobility and building inclusive societies

Anthony Turton

complete. For me this is best captured in the lines of a beautiful poem written by Michelle Frost (2002) : Within my heart, within my mind there lies a place I cannot find. Home of my heart. Land of my birth. Smoke-colored stone and flame

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

Bugeja, examines Hisham Matar's The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between , exploring the fate of IDPs from the perspective of the exile. Douglas Robinson's chapter looks at the agency in experiencing displacement through focusing on poems by

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Traveling with Trained Man

Decolonizing Directions in Railway Mobilities

Katie Maher

in carrying. Steel rails run across my body These two lines of destiny 68 These lines from the poem, Steel Rails , by the late Murri poet and Aboriginal railway worker Cec Fisher hold and propel my mobilities thinking. Embodiment transfers

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Refugee Hospitality Encounters in Northern Portugal

“Cultural Orientations” and “Contextual Protection”

Elizabeth Challinor

social protest poem, “The Peace Cantata,” by the 1999 Camões literature prize winner Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1919–2004): “We see, we hear, we read. We cannot ignore.” 7 The poem, written for a vigil held in a Lisbon church on New Year’s Eve in

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Precarious Connections: On the Promise and Menace of Railroad Projects

Peter Schweitzer and Olga Povoroznyuk

book on India's railroads by Marian Aguiar explores multiple modernities symbolized and promised by the train as an icon of popular culture and mobility. The railroad depicted in short stories, poems, photographs and films, “became a kind of a moving

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

genres are likely to end up in the same bed. It accommodates the private diary, the essay, the short story, the prose poem, the rough note, and polished table talk with indiscriminate hospitality.” 2 To this list of genres, which are now well

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

Patriótica Especial, was created among the highland bourgeoisie to pay tribute to the victims. Nationalist poems were read and calls were made to the progreso of Ecuador. More specifically, the Junta aimed to work, along with the central government, in the

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

Australia and New Zealand from 1895 to 1972 and was typically middlebrow in that it contained fictional stories, poems, and travel accounts by lay passengers, as well as church propaganda. Christine Weir’s analysis of literature produced for Sunday schools

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Dhan Zunino Singh

Uruguayan novelist Enrique Amorín put it in 1933, depicting the experience in a taxi colectivo . 47 But they can also touch each other, as Baldomero Fernandez Moreno, known as the poet of Buenos Aires, said in his poem “Underground”: “With my forehead I

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(Re)Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline

Continuity and Change of (Post)Socialist Infrastructure

Olga Povoroznyuk

becomes clear that we are bamovtsy , we know that we both share a particular set of qualities. We will feel a lot of trust to each other because this term describes our personal traits … In my book I have the poem “ Bamovtsy is our nationality.” It [the