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Sanaz Nasirpour

enabled Iranians in the diaspora and women in particular to create international connectivity including back in Iran. Inevitably, the digital space and the Internet have provided Iranian diaspora in general an innovative way for sharing ideas, exchanging

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Migrations West to East in the Times of the Ottoman Empire

The Example of a Gypsy/Roma Group in Modern Iran

Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov

This article presents the community of the Romanies/Gypsies called the Zargar, who live in contemporary Iran. For centuries the Zargar had not been aware of the existence of other Gypsies. Only nowadays, with the means of modern telecommunications, including the Internet, have representatives of the Zargar 'discovered' that there are other Roma in the world, and they have begun looking for their place within the international Romani community. Lacking a clear memory of their own past, the Zargar are trying to construct such a history and an extended identity, while establishing contact with their 'kin' in Europe.

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Bringing Indigenous Kamchatka to Google Earth

Collaborative Digital Mapping with the Itelmen Peoples

Brian Thom, Benedict J. Colombi, and Tatiana Degai

tools from the outset of the project, we have been able to leverage local devices with inexpensive hardware and limited Internet access while allowing for advice and expertise from international and local collaborators to help refine the outcomes and

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Farideh Pourgiv

narrative voice is also female. This is one of the first Iranian novels in which weblogs are mentioned and which shows how the younger generation is using the Internet. The generation gap is particularly evident here as Mahmonir does not know what a chat

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Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

transformation of the perception of space: due to the high level of Internet accessibility in the Murmansk region, there are numerous groups on social networks that are popular on the regional level. For example, there are travel companion groups, regional

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Every Dog Has Its Day

New Patterns in Pet Keeping in Iran

Anahita Grisoni and Marjan Mashkour

incited the interviewer to compare this process to the purchase of a computer or a telephone on the Internet. In this regard, the surveyor explains: ‘What is interesting here is that they said that they were happy to see that this search on the Internet

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

weak Internet connection to my maximum benefit? How do I get medical services? Where do I spend my holidays? To what university do I send my children? Where do I move after retirement? What do I do when I lose my job? How do I build a house when I live

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“Where Do You Get Fish?”

Practices of Individual Supplies in Yamal as an Indicator of Social Processes

Elena Liarskaya

impeded communication with the rest of the country and the entire world (including poor Internet connectivity), resulting in expensive and uncomfortable travel, high costs of shipping, and the unavailability of various goods and services to which people

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey, and Falk Huettmann

striking through the use of graphs, while by relying, inter alia, on Internet sources, the chapter also contributes to the discussion on the methodology of research and the new opportunities the Internet provides in monitoring social developments, attitudes

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Siberian Newspapers of the Russian Empire and USSR Periods

Issues of Conservation, Digitization, and Scientific Use

Viacheslav Shevtsov

the Internet. Unlike working with micrographic copy, working with digital copies does not require any additional equipment. Collections of newspapers for every year (as a whole or page-by-page) are converted into DjVu (black and white image), PDF or