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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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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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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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Azim Malikov

groups’ or ‘translocal kinship groups’. Today, the Internet and mobile phones are effective devices for social organising and defining community. For example, certain Xoja groups from different parts of Kazakhstan use the websites devoted to Xoja history

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To Whom Does History Belong?

The Theatre of Memory in Post-Soviet Russia, Estonia and Georgia

Francisco Martínez

history, including topics for which there is little empirical evidence. The second has been the emergence of the Internet as a forum in which both the learned and the ignorant can express their views. This has encouraged writers with poor professional

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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

concentration of the enzyme and thus are safe to eat ( Adebiyi et al. 2002 ). Cinnamon is commonly referred to as an abortifacient and is often cited in literature and on Internet sites as a means to cause a miscarriage (along with vitamin C, parsley, blue and

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Conflicts in Children’s Everyday Lives

Fresh Perspectives on Protracted Crisis in Lebanon

Erik van Ommering

to the roads, in the rivers, in the mountains. We can’t even swim in the sea because of the garbage!’ ‘Wars,’ Mahmoud adds. ‘Electricity cuts.’ ‘Water cuts.’ ‘Internet cuts.’ ‘Telephone cuts.’ Julia looks at me and sighs. ‘Mr Erik, so now you know why

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Cacher, festive et végétarienne

La nouvelle cuisine des fêtes juives

Sophie Nizard

l'attention à leur santé, d'un réel souci pour les animaux, parfois du dégoût que leur inspire l'idée même de manger de la chair animale (See Figure 3 ). Figure 3 : Illustration du site Internet : les racines du véganisme se trouvent dans la

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Les repas des Marocains

Comparaison entre Casablanca et des communes rurales du Souss (enquête de 2013)

Laurence Tibère, Jean-Pierre Poulain, Nicolas Bricas, Driss Boumeggouti, and Claude Fischler

univers ( Fassin 1996 ; Pélissier 2000 ). On peut penser également que l'influence des medias, qu'il s'agisse des campagnes publicitaires ou encore d'informations nutritionnelles diffusées sur Internet, intervient dans les deux contextes, avec des