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On Sinofuturism

Resisting Techno-Orientalism in Understanding Kuaishou, Douyin, and Chinese A.I.

Yunying Huang

pressures ( Wen 2013 ). China's rapid economic development generates financial anxiety for young people, while social media present a quick and easy way to capitalize on self-presentation. As more people seem to succeed (become famous and rich), the

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John M. Fyler

sinfulness and shame. In the Merchant’s Tale , May’s shamelessness is, if anything, increased after she has enjoyed her “fruit”’. 75 January remains blind, but so does the narrator, despite his self-presentation. In all, he shares the duplicity he ascribes

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“Such a Poor Finish”

Illegitimacy, Murder, and War Veterans in England, 1918-1923

Ginger S. Frost

self-presentation that the HO commuted the death penalty to penal servitude for life. How long he served, then, depended on which explanation of his failures the civil servants believed. Crockford’s attempts to gain his freedom showed an evolution in

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DIY, im Eigenverlag

East German Tamizdat LPs

Seth Howes

magazine and pamphlet cutouts, embed L’Attentat’s self-presentation into the body of East German photography, playing up the contrast between the bodies of the band’s members and the uniformed, purposive bodies of the soldiers, model citizens, mobilized

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Raili Nugin

. 1 (2010): 91–104; Power et al., “Rural Youth and Emotional Geographies.” 16 Andra Siibak, “Performing the Norm: Estonian Pre-Teens Perceptions about Visual Self-Presentation Strategies on Social Networking Website Rate,” Medien Journal

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Performing humanitarian militarism

Public security and the military in Brazil

Stephanie Savell

logic of “ensuring order” through violence, rather than providing a public service to citizens ( d’Araújo 2010 ). In the military’s careful self-presentation, the PM’s reputation as abusive is used to the military’s advantage. In Alemão, where the army

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Not Soft Power, But Speaking Softly

‘Everyday Diplomacy’ in Field Relations during the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Jeremy Morris

cultural intimacy is always both socially embedded and potentially ‘deforming’: departing from the ‘script’ of self-presentation in interpersonal relations. In addition, politicized agency at some level is mediated by affect – it necessarily is ‘jarring

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Ksenia Gavrilova

, as well as prevent further questions about the interview objectives. The notion of the region’s depopulation is part of the everyday knowledge of local residents, being pivotal for the (self-)presentation rhetoric of Kamchatka as a region. This

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Sarah Pink and John Postill

machines in a context where they could depart from conventions driven by commitments to, and concerns about, protection from damage, self-presentation, and cleanliness, because the social, cultural, and technological environments that they inhabited had

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‘William Le Queux, Master of Misinformation’

Ailise Bulfin and Harry Wood

for researchers to reach any firm conclusions on his activities or his views. Placed side by side with his self-presentation as mysterious and his tendency to embellish (and even lie about) his achievements, it even suggests the possibility that his