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Migration, Empire, and Liminality

Sex Trade in the Borderlands of Europe

Tracie L. Wilson

Budapest, while others traveled to Western Europe or overseas. The fact that many came from borderland regions of the empire, or from eastern regions outside the empire, meant that they were already marked as liminal figures; their involvement in the sex

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

or promotion criteria orienting academia in Western Europe, sometimes resulting in dismissive evaluations by major funding bodies. The reaction so far is to adapt rather than reject these hierarchies. Academic gender studies with a focus on violence

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

“women had full access to an advanced education in technical and scientific fields, and they increasingly enrolled in such programs. Romania outpaced Western European and North American countries in terms of female enrollment in engineering programs and

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Melissa Feinberg

cities around Western Europe. 10 Researchers affiliated with these bureaus interviewed recent refugees and travelers from Eastern Europe to pick their brains for information about life in their homelands. These researchers were generally also recent

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Modern Women in a Modern State

Public Discourse in Interwar Yugoslavia on the Status of Women in Turkey (1923–1939)

Anđelko Vlašić

schools and institutes for the education of women in Ankara, the modern Turkish woman [was] being educated according to a Western European model.“ 73 “The best talents were going to waste” 74 in the old regime, claimed an anonymous author, but Turkey

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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

fit the image of a dissident. Her text lacks evidence that she was aware of the disability rights movement that was quickly developing at the time in Western Europe and the United States. 20 Therefore, it seems that her politicized identity was the

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The Gods of the Hunt

Stereotypes, Risk and National Identity in a Spanish Enclave in North Africa

Brian Campbell

). Lupton , D. ( 1999 ), Risk ( London : Routledge ). Macdonald , M. ( 1993 ), ‘ The Construction of Difference: An Anthropological Approach to Stereotypes ’, in S. Macdonald (ed.), Inside European Identities: Ethnography in Western Europe

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Instead of a Novel

Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

and female realities. The Voice from the “Second World” Unlike her American and Western European colleagues, Yablonska as an Eastern European/Ukrainian (and Ukrainian-language) writer speaks not only with the voice of the “second sex,” but also

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The Gurdwara in Britain

Narratives of Meaning, Use and Development

Clare Canning

otherwise accepted perception of them as places where religious and community life can flourish (ibid.: 11). Whilst gurdwaras have now developed in most Western European countries, this research is particularly focused on those in Britain, and estimates that

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

, groundbreaking analyses of post-socialism can help us understand what is unfolding beyond CEE. In that sense, substantive notions of geographic areas (e.g. CEE and Western Europe) seem to be limiting. What is called for instead is a relational approach for