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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

contemporary pregnant bodies are ones that need to be carefully managed, not only by the woman but also by the medical expert: it can be argued, those who do not partake in this personal care and self-surveillance are blamed for not acting responsibly (see also

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

the very people they wish to protect. ‘While humanitarianism works to address the urgency of suffering (offering emergency shelter, food and medical care), it is based on a dual logic of protection and surveillance’ ( Ticktin 2016a: 29 ). For example

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Kinship among the Ġorbat of Babol

How an Anthropology of Childhood Reveals Kinship Structure

Mitra Asfari

participation in the domestic economy, but only girls take care of younger children of their lineage. At this stage, the child is able to go to work and to circulate in the city alone. The Ġorbat boy tries to free himself from the surveillance of adults in order

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Bernard Faye

-ci ont la possibilité de passer suffisamment de temps dans le contrôle de l’alimentation et la surveillance sanitaire, (ii) une conception plus ‘utilitariste’ de l’animal, désormais destiné à produire pour le marché, et pour lequel la productivité

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Emma Findlen LeBlanc

imposed from above and can thus only be realized through ‘systemic surveillance, disciplining and punishment’ – in short, ‘violence’. By contrast, historical societies subject to Islamic law were ‘largely self-governing’, because Islamic law proper was a

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Whose Austria?

Muslim Youth Challenge Nativist and Closed Notions of Austrian Identity

Farid Hafez

not led to political reactions such as the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 that implied mass deportations and allowed for more surveillance and racial profiling in the country ( Maira 2010 ). Austria’s Islam politics remained much more liberal towards Muslims

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Dreams of Prosperity – Enactments of Growth

The Rise and Fall of Farming in Varanger

Marianne Elisabeth Lien

offended ( Gjerdåker 2002: 130 ). Alongside a shift towards farming, laws were passed that prioritized Norwegian speakers and Norwegian terms. Until the mid-nineteenth century, surveillance documents in the region contained mostly Sámi place names, but in

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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

representatives of a surveillance state in the making. But Vafi is not interested in the military drill in detail; it remains an obscure background for an intimate staging of the female cadets’ characters. A number of young women in sleeping hall number one who

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Emplacing Smells

Spatialities and Materialities of ‘Gypsiness’

Andreea Racleș and Ana Ivasiuc

, these are burnt, generating large amounts of smoke and social alarm in the surrounding neighbourhoods. This has prompted many Romans to demand strict surveillance and even military intervention in camps. The narrative unravelling around the phenomenon