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Stacy M. K. George

. Furthermore, Braunstein and Taylor’s (2017) analysis of religious identities expands our understanding of the religious composition of the TP by noting that religious variation within it is much greater than predicted. While strengthening our interpretation

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

to see concepts as isomorphic with reality. For Adorno (and Jackson), “the concept does not exhaust the thing conceived (5). Adorno's critique of identity thinking was in part a response to Hitler's emphasis of racial types and national identities

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Creative Intelligence and the Cold War

US Military Investments in the Concept of Creativity, 1945–1965

Bregje F. Van Eekelen

research of the National Cash Register Company. Their bibliography lists 1,919 sources in alphabetical order, imparting, at first glance, a dizzying array of themes, disciplines, and approaches to creativity that were deemed potentially interesting for the

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Shadow Soldiering

Shifting Constellations and Permeable Boundaries in “Private” Security Contracting

Maya Mynster Christensen

On 1 June 2010, Yandy’s body was buried at a graveyard in Freetown. The coffin was covered with the Sierra Leone national flag, but underneath something was written in Arabic, including a note of the place and time of his death: Baghdad, 14 April

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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

of National Identity among Scholars and Refugees .” Cultural Anthropology 7 , no. 1 : 25 – 44 . 10.1525/can.1992.7.1.02a00030 Malkki , Liisa . 1995 . Purity and Exile: Violence, Memory, and National Cosmology among Hutu Refugees in Tanzania

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

the national characteristics in Lebanon ( Pall 2013 ; Rabil 2014 ; Rougier 2015 ), in particular the role of neo-Islamists such as Sheikh Ahmed Assir. In Lebanon, Salafism took hold in select rural and urban localities ( Saab and Ranstorp 2007: 829

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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

protesting lengthy prison sentences imposed on two local ranchers convicted of arson on federal land. This splinter group, led by Ammon Bundy and several other veterans of the Bundy Ranch standoff of 2014, occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, until

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

provide the discursive means by which to legitimate a field of study. Ultimately, missionaries offer a productive foil against which anthropologists have constructed their identities. I contend that the missionary is the anthropologist’s ‘uncanny other

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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

, and North America in response to fiscal crisis, the process of rewriting Iceland's constitution was seen as a novel experiment in contemporary democracy ( Landemore 2015 ). Moreover, it was a means of redefining Icelanders’ collective identity after

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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

affected areas. The changes people protest go against the expectations based on local or national histories, or the assumed identities. Protests in Iceland were triggered not only by the financial crash and a political upheaval but, more fundamentally, by