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Museums in the Pandemic

A Survey of Responses on the Current Crisis

Joanna Cobley, David Gaimster, Stephanie So, Ken Gorbey, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Bruno Brulon Soares, Nuala Morse, Laura Osorio Sunnucks, María de las Mercedes Martínez Milantchí, Alberto Serrano, Erica Lehrer, Shelley Ruth Butler, Nicky Levell, Anthony Shelton, Da (Linda) Kong, and Mingyuan Jiang

Introduction Building Cultural Resilience: We Are in This Together, and It Is Not Over Yet Throughout human history, the spread of disease has closed borders, restricted civic movement, and fueled fear of the unknown; yet at the same time

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

associated car driving with discomfort and fear. Her embodied response to driving presents a stark counterpoint to representations of Australia as a “nation of proud car owners.” 2 Chen’s words are illustrative of what we address in this article: that

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Derek Hook and Clifford L. Staples

Climate of Fear: The Quest for Dignity in a Dehumanized World (The BBC Reith Lectures) Derek Hook

Racism: A Short History Clifford L. Staples

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Technological Animism

The Uncanny Personhood of Humanoid Machines

Kathleen Richardson

the robots I have studied are research platforms (meaning they are experimental prototypes rather than commercial objects), there is still fear among scientists that, should their robots become commercially available, the belief that robots are

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Mette Louise Berg, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, and Johanna Waters

and policies have increasingly aimed to “control,” “manage,” “contain,” and “prevent” migration, the need for careful attention to migrants’ everyday practices, desires, aspirations, and fears is particularly urgent, as is the importance of situating

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‘William Le Queux, Master of Misinformation’

Ailise Bulfin and Harry Wood

's work is particularly notable for its consistent blurring of the line between fact and fiction and its prominence in transmitting exaggerated fears about British national security before, during and after the First World War (WWI). The epigraphs selected

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The International Circulation and Impact of Invasion Fiction

Case Study of William Le Queux's The Invasion of 1910 – ‘Not an ordinary “pot-boiler”’

Ailise Bulfin

popularity of invasion fiction more generally, and to give insight into both the wider workings of the popular fiction industry and the nature, extent and impact of invasion fears in the early twentieth century. 11 It opens with an examination of the

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

singularly incapable of overcoming populist resentment towards foreigners (Arendt, Fassin, Ticktin). Disenchantment with government, fear of terrorism and resentment towards foreigners weaken European solidarity at a time when it is needed most. At the very

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Symbol of Reconciliation and Far-Right Stronghold?

PEGIDA, AfD, and Memory Culture in Dresden

Susanne Vees-Gulani

narrative about the destruction and rebuilding of the city and a far-right narrative about fears of losing a unique German identity and homeland—can be seamlessly linked together and thus form a collaborative discourse pattern. This makes Dresden a fertile

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On Money and Quarantine

A Self-Ethnography from Italy

Francesca Messineo

value to us. Money bills and coins particularly attracted my fears, and I started to see them as potentially infected entities entering my safe space made out of hygienic procedures and obsessive cleaning. As a consequence, cash was removed from my