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Organic Vehicles and Passengers

The Tsetse Fly as Transient Analytical Workspace

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

, millennia, or millions of years. Back to Tsetse: Is This “Can the Mosquito Speak 2.0”? It is the summer of 1942. World War II is raging in North Africa. Two forces invade Egypt, one human (the German army), another insect (anopheles mosquito, carrier

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Trending Transfers

A Decade of New Mobility Studies through the Lens of Transmodality, Transnationalism, and Transdisciplinarity

Gijs Mom

from Australia and Heike Weber from Germany were present in Wales as well, helping us to cement a form of interdisciplinarity that included media studies as well as settler colonialism. 6 Colin Divall, who had incited transport historians to undertake

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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

’s work on masculinity in the German media discourse on automated driving. 10 She argues that autonomous cars might be considered a “game changer” that puts masculinity in danger, not least when considering control, self-determination, and driving fun as

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

. While M. A. Katritzky traces medieval folly iconography (e.g., we-three tradition) in representations on stage, Pavel Drábek analyzes the similarities between German, Czech, and English early modern drama. Even though there are no direct influences, he

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Lucy Baker, Paola Castañeda, Matthew Dalstrom, Ankur Datta, Tanja Joelsson, Mario Jordi-Sánchez, Jennifer Lynn Kelly, and Dhan Zunino Singh

deriving from ethnographic fieldwork or personal experiences. Interesting conclusions emerge from the sensory ethnographic fieldwork or digital video research to analyze behaviors in public spaces in, among others, southern Germany and various UK cities. In

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Why Railroads Now?

Anthropology of Infrastructure and Debates around “Green” Transit

Heather Anne Swanson

M. Pereira (Cham: Springer Nature, 2017), 65–80; Yanina Benedetti and Federico Morelli, “Spatial Mismatch Analysis among Hotspots of Alien Plant Species, Road and Railway Networks in Germany and Austria,” Plos one 12, no. 8 (2017). 25 Sonya Z

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

, the United Kingdom, and West Germany—with populations of 9.8 million, 14.3 million, 56.3 million, and 61.6 million, respectively, and 33, 32, 31, and 39 cars per 100 inhabitants—saw 2,064, 1,710, 6,150, and 11,608 road deaths, respectively. 49 As some

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

prototypes of autonomous vehicles, and legislators are preparing for the introduction of driverless cars: since 2013, several US states and a growing number of other Western states (e.g., France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland) are allowing the

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

destinations on different days. 55 The Conditions of Carriage are posted in each bus. Text is taken from the notice. 56 Buses are manufactured by the German bus maker Maschinenfabrik Augsburg und Maschinenbaugesellschaft Nürnberg (MAN) 57 Pirie

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Keep Moving, Stay Tuned

The Construction of Flow in and through Radio Traffic Reports

Marith Dieker

kilometers from the Dutch west coast toward the German border in the east. No traffic jam has ever been this long, and thus the reporter subsequently specified the particular location of the bottleneck: “dense traffic in both lanes of the road stretch