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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

during my visits. NOTES 1 Irregular migration causes the disappearance of a growing number of people in unclear circumstances in today’s world. One can claim that the disappearance of paperless migrants, often as victims of human trafficking, is a form of

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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

and a means to integrate the CHT into the national space, by outnumbering the Pahari adivasi population ( Adnan 2004: 48 ). This provoked the Shanti Bahini to regard the settlers as suitable targets. Many Bengali migrants settled close to the

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

Fetish in the Mission Encounter . Berkeley : University of California Press . Lambek , Michael . 2010 . “ Traveling Spirits: Unconcealment and Undisplacement .” Pp. 17 – 35 in Traveling Spirits: Migrants, Markets and Mobilities , ed. Gertrud

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The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

of Europe's so-called migrant crisis and border-crossing pandemic viruses, a moral and racist panic feeds off the supposed collapse of those ‘other places’ into ‘our society’. But other places can also be sites of fascination and longing. Think of the

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Valentina Napolitano

cross, the scepter was of wood from shipwrecked boats that had carried migrants to the island's shores. The Pope censed the four directions of the altar. This ritual moment conferred sacredness to the boat and the cross, and by extension transformed

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

home for migrants working in wage-labor jobs abroad” (p. 40). The consequence of all this is a double bind. On the one hand, families back home depend on the remittances sent by labor migrants abroad, and remittances have become one of the most

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Elsewhere Affects and the Politics of Engagement across Religious Life-Worlds

Omar Kasmani, Nasima Selim, Hansjörg Dilger, and Dominik Mattes

locations in Europe and the Middle East: among the Shi‘i communities in Iran and Lebanon (Chavoshian and Marei), the migrant African Pentecostals and a post-secular Sufi community in contemporary Germany (Mattes and Selim), and Lutheran women in early

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Religious Plurality, Interreligious Pluralism, and Spatialities of Religious Difference

Jeremy F. Walton and Neena Mahadev

complicated taken-for-granted hierarchies and histories of religious belonging ( Baumann 1999 ). Nor is it a coincidence that interreligious pluralism is embattled in contemporary Thessaloniki, one of the major destinations and sites of transit for migrants

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

remainder of the church buildings were either rented out to an ever-changing group of commercial enterprises ranging from realtors to travel agents or used as storage space for building supplies and informal housing for the Central Asian migrant workers who

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Jeremy F. Walton and Piro Rexhepi

Experience . Sarajevo : Center for Advanced Studies . Kasaba , Reşat . 2009 . A Moveable Empire: Ottoman Nomads, Migrants, and Refugees . Seattle : University of Washington Press . Kostić , Ivan Ejub . 2017 . “ Serbia .” In Scharbrodt et al