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Khaled Furani

home. I further select theology as my working term because it is the domain of inquiry from which anthropology, seeking acceptance in Enlightenment thought, explicitly dissociated itself, as we see in Tylor, on the way to becoming a legitimate

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Interruptions: Challenges and Innovations in Exhibition-Making

The Second World Museologies Workshop, National Museum of Ethnology (MINPAKU), Osaka, December 2019

Laura Osorio Sunnucks, Nicola Levell, Anthony Shelton, Motoi Suzuki, Gwyneira Isaac, and Diana E. Marsh

Enlightenment-derived legitimating conventions ( Lyotard 1984 ). While many scholars in critical museology and other branches of the social sciences and humanities acknowledge that knowledge is neither transcendental nor universal, but carefully controlled

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

-called civilized behavior, initially inculcated through etiquette designed to corral violence among the king’s men and create a “courtly” culture of disciplined servants to the crown. Later this trend was reinforced with Enlightenment claims for the universality of

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“The 1990s Wasn't Just a Time of Bandits; We Feminists Were Also Making Mischief!”

Celebrating Twenty Years of Feminist Enlightenment Projects in Tver’

Julie Hemment and Valentina Uspenskaya

Hemment, her US-based feminist anthropologist colleague, mentee, and friend. Since we first met in 1995 when Hemment was a doctoral student, we have undertaken several collaborative research projects; our relationship has been one of mutual enlightenment

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Alexandra Senfft

He considers it complicity when people protect their relatives or friends even though they know that they have been involved in offensive behaviour or crimes. Before I started my own enlightenment process, I was still quite unable see the ‘history in

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Randolph Miller

of gender that accompanied the Zouave phenomenon. She shows how these would-be martyrs and saints manifested attributes that were both male and female in the gendering scheme of a post-Enlightenment France. 6 Timothy Verhoeven's 2008 work focused on

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Anna Tsing

trained in our discipline: tap our constitutive ambivalence about the Enlightenment figure Man. Working through this figure might provide a better description of current environmental nightmares. Our condition, I argue: Earth stalked by Man. 1 Another

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

seems to find some comfort in a “conversion” to Islam. In interviews Houellebecq has partially endorsed François’ choice to assume an easy role as the anti-humanist, anxious for the emergence of a post-Enlightenment. He has also suggested the novel was

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Nicholas F. Russell

only they followed Chinese precepts closely enough. It was the difference between these two cases—the one representing an era’s finest hopes, and the other their barrenness—that bespoke the enlightenment’s doom. Sinophiles believed that the needs of the

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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

of the field could already be identified. This concept was an interweaving of a significant number of discursive fields, reaching back to the epoch of Enlightenment and deriving elements from the experience of field activities of Vladimir Bogoraz and