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Photography as Archive

The Self and Other in Isolation: An Interview with Saiful Huq Omi, followed by The Human that Is Lacking: A response to Saiful Huq Omi's photograph

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh and Saiful Huq Omi

” themselves must be a highly contemplative and critical transition. Photographers are photographing their own spaces, instead: their own rooms, their own children, their own mothers, their own backyards . … This in itself must be a new photographing journey

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Christine Moderbacher

sale alongside fresh fruits and vegetables, the newest, most fashionable headscarves, prayer rugs, and whatever one would need to save space in the ever-so-small apartments in the area. I returned to Molenbeek's market in order to meet my main

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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

( Ahimbisibwe 2018 ; Betts et al. 2019 ; Monteith and Lwasa 2017 ). This means that urban areas have become recognized by the Ugandan state as legitimate spaces for refugees to reside and work. However, although refugees and asylum seekers in urban areas

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“It’s Being, Not Doing”

Hospitality and Hostility between Local Faith Actors and International Humanitarian Organizations in Refugee Response

Olivia J. Wilkinson

through religious networks is a space of contested hospitality/hostility. One interviewee described this ability to access communities as a “theology of place,” in which the religious values in the local context are appreciated by others with power in the

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

spaces of containment. Mobility provides a new way to look at power in transnational contexts in addition to other indicators such as workers’ wages. The article analyzes the organizational structure of refugee relief organizations among expatriate

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Moving-with-Others

Restoring Viable Relations in Emigrant Gambia

Paolo Gaibazzi

to uncover the dense relationality in which aspirations to migrate are embedded. It is also this kind of continuous entangling—and disentangling—of lives across time and space that has woven Africa and Europe together. (Un)viable Relations

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

Mexico and Honduras. As members of the research team for the JLI, our research took place in a bridging space between the international and local. JLI is an international research network connecting with academics and practitioners, and our role in this

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

longer histories of differential migration governance on the continent that continue to impact which bodies are expected (and allowed) to be mobile while others are not. Since formal colonial rule, Africa has been coded as a “racially identified space

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

because it is symptomatic of the urban nature of displacement in Jordan. However, the absence of public meeting spaces and Mafraq’s conservative culture made it hard for me to befriend refugees or locals. House visits with a grassroots organization were a

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Sabina Barone and Mehdi Alioua

are more than just stopovers. The stage is a necessary mechanism for movement in space, and it has economic, anthropological, social, and political effects on the people themselves, but also on the places. The temporal and relational dimensions are key