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Notes around Hospitality as Inhabitation

Engaging with the Politics of Care and Refugees’ Dwelling Practices in the Italian Urban Context

Camillo Boano and Giovanna Astolfo

reflection on hospitality centered around the notion of inhabitation. This stems from a five-year period of collaborative co-learning engagement with the Local Democracy Agency in Zavidovici (LDA), which, among other initiatives, manages the Sistema di

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

. Methodology In this article, we present findings from a study conducted by the Joint Learning Initiative (JLI) supported by UNHCR, which aimed to identify examples of good practices of refugee response carried out by local faith actors in Mexico and Honduras

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Assessing Ritual Experience in Contemporary Spiritualities

The Practice of ‘sharing’ in a New Age Variant of Umbanda

Viola Teisenhoffer

transmission and learning of ritual procedures and cosmological knowledge, the power relationships and issues of authority that they imply, and the reproduction of the group through discipleship. However, it is not so much because they may eventually deepen and

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

sustain living there. Doreen said that she is learning Arabic because, due to refugee resettlement in Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States, the prospect of applying her knowledge of Arabic in other settings is high: “Even in my hometown, there

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

groups shared during my fieldwork was the lengthy and ascetic process that individuals must experience in order to become mestres . This method, which involves many years of training and learning, hinders the possibility of standardized rituals with

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Erick White

within traditional forms of artistic and esoteric learning. Thailand is also home to possession as a Buddhist vocation of professionalized oracles. This modality of possession involves extended, intimate submission to high-status, morally virtuous deities

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Decolonial Approaches to Refugee Migration

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab in Conversation

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab

framing of the victim and savior. Many people in NGOs would actually tell you they're “saving” or “helping” people, they would not acknowledge the processes of learning that they themselves also go through. To actually create a decolonial approach within

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Ann Grodzins Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold, Bhrigupati Singh, Farhana Ibrahim, Edward Simpson, and Kirin Narayan

, and I revisited this incident in my memory more than once. I came to realize that even seasoned scholars might travel to India repeatedly—learning from the educated elite or working in the archives—and remain not only removed from the kinds of human

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

, including ruptures and irritations, as adaptive measures for ritual learning. This analysis is intended to reveal how members of the Alevi community adjust and negotiate their practices in situ . In the conclusion, we will assess the theoretical

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

, Amiria J. M. 2014 . “ Transforming Translations (Part 2): Addressing Ontological Alterity .” HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 4 ( 1 ): 155 – 187 . 10.14318/hau4.1.006 Severi , Carlo . 2007 . “ Learning to Believe: A Preliminary Approach .” Pp