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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

. Second, he steps outside the micro level (understood as the dimensions of space, time, and agency) where most anthropological studies remain. Allow me to briefly detail these two methods. Thomassen examines the works and ideas of the some of the great

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

Robb Larkins (2015: 11) urges us to include “the terror of these spaces of waiting” when analyzing violence. The experience of a shootout is not just listening to the shooting and moving on with one's life: it engenders the whole time from knowing

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

,” attaining the ordinary takes on added difficulty and moral urgency ( Maček 2009 ; Jansen 2015 ; Segal 2015 ). I also join Veena Das (2015) and others who point to the everyday not so much as a space of conformity but as an eventful space of ongoing

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

more than claim authorship over each other’s biographies. They may also work to merge the locales that, at least in anthropology, have tended to be conceptualized as the separate time-space domains of fieldwork and research at home. Of course, lengthy

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

opposite the entry door, which serves as a sitting place for the ritual leader, his assistant, and the musician. The ritually demarcated space in front of the podium at the center of the ceremonial room is called the meydan (ibid.: 214; Shankland 2003

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

violence against Indigenous peoples cannot be addressed here; however, treaty rights, land rights, resource extraction, and desecration of sacred spaces consistently were mentioned as impediments to transitional justice. For transitional justice to be

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

urban spaces of the organizations that bring disabled veterans together, creating an activist movement. His ethnographic anecdotes bring to life the everyday camaraderie and humor characteristic of groups of disabled veterans. While the title of gazi

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

; Richards 2012 ; Vigh 2008 ), which allows basic trust building at the societal level. People use public spaces, for instance, to go to the market and thereby place trust in unknown others with whom they have no personal relationship ( Förster et al. 2007

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Meike J. de Goede

manipulated by Amicalist opportunists—of people living in duress and faced with an acute spiritual crisis when faced with the news that Matsoua had died. The deification of Matsoua offered a refuge in spiritualism and in a culturally known space. It should

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

practitioners and leaders, capoeira is considered a way of life, something that pervades all aspects of their existence. It affects their perception of space, their social relations, and their attitudes toward the world ( Abib 2004 , 2006 ; Downey 2005 , 2008