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Rebecca M. Schreiber

performance. Their installation, Embassy of the Refugee , which was displayed as part of Bay Area Now 8 held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco, included a 20’ x 10’ x 18’ structure resembling that of a partially built church or house

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

, humanitarian house visits occur within a cultural context where hospitality is highly valued, where a man’s social status is measured by his ability to entertain guests ( Abu-Lughod 1986 ; Shryock 2012 ), and splendid performances of hosting are a competitive

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“Coaching” Queer

Hospitality and the Categorical Imperative of LGBTQ Asylum Seeking in Lebanon and Turkey

Aydan Greatrick

contexts where laws either actively punish queer sexual practices and gender performances, or look the other way when sexual and gender-based violence takes place. However, the challenge comes when the applicant has to prove that (a) their characteristics

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Ivi Daskalaki and Nadina Leivaditi

caretakers regularly contacted the youngsters’ teachers and coaches to obtain information about their performance, assisted them during studying hours and with their homework, and communicated their progress to the education officer. Taking part in

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Liliana L. Jubilut

strategies can be adopted, including the development of specific entry processes, the introduction of entry quotas, a commitment to supporting performance upon admission, follow-ups with strategies in place to address any difficulties based on the students

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Representing Sanctuary

On Flatness and Aki Kaurismäki's Le Havre

Vinh Nguyen

social subject. Those seeking asylum are expected to embody acceptable emotions through performances of suffering that elicit pity, sympathy, and care in affective relationality with the state and its citizens. Or, they must convey happiness and hope as a

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Listening with Displacement

Sound, Citizenship, and Disruptive Representations of Migration

Tom Western

border, filtering; perhaps the most brutally patrolled border of all ( Papadopoulos and Tsianos 2013 ). Citizenship is something performed, and these performances are ethical, cultural, creative, social, and often pleasurable. Figures 3 and 4

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

back in Romania now. Or who knows where.” By the time we got to this point in the interview, some of Marius's mates came to join the conversation in the Romanian cafe in North London where we met. Such narratives, told with gusto, are performances

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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

status in order to ensure that he was provided with accommodation. He reported feeling uneasy throughout his time at the college, which adversely affected his academic performance. Another young woman, Lily, reminded us that only seven places were

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Photography as Archive

The Self and Other in Isolation: An Interview with Saiful Huq Omi, followed by The Human that Is Lacking: A response to Saiful Huq Omi's photograph

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh and Saiful Huq Omi

since photography was invented, the camera had to change its angle: instead of seeing others in front of the lens, it turned 180 degrees, focusing on the imagemaker instead. Now, if one were to research the performance of photography during this time