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Linking Ideology, Habitus and Landscape

Traditional and Contemporary Uses of Gardens and Parks in Iran

Nasim Yazdani

For centuries, nature has played significant roles in the Persianate world. Across generations and beyond national borders, Persian gardens and parks have carried traces of narratives, beliefs and attitudes of those who designed, built and used them. This article explores Persian garden history and philosophy, and the emergence of urban parks in Iran. It examines the evolution of cultural attitudes and their reflections in contemporary meanings, layout and use of parks. Landscape narratives both influence and are shaped by shifting cultural values and needs. Urbanisation – and the necessity for urban dwellers to experience ‘nature’ in new environments, sociocultural factors and habitus transformation contribute to the diminution of the role of ‘traditional’ narratives in contemporary design. Nevertheless, the importance of spaces of stillness in landscape design, inherited from Persian garden ideology, influences recreational behaviour in Iran’s contemporary urban parks.

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Tübingen — Vienna — Münster

Introducing Elisabeth Timm

Elisabeth Timm

approaches from the history and philosophy of science, as well as by the effort to re-situate classical folklore collections from the broad history of the anthropological disciplines between museums, universities and amateur enthusiasm since the late

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Agonistic Interpretation

A New Paradigm in Response to Current Developments

Nicole Deufel

) that influence people’s sense of heritage and their expressions of it. I call this approach to interpretation agonistic interpretation. The Interpretive Authorised Heritage Discourse It is first necessary to analyse the existing dominant philosophy of

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Abdulla Al Sayyari, Fayez Hejaili, and Faissal Shaheen

Donation ’, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 5 , no. 2 : 199 – 203 . 10.1023/A:1016053024671 Delmonico , F. L. , Arnold , R. and Youngner , S. ( 2002 ), ‘ Ethical Incentives – Not Payment – For Organ Donation ’, New England Journal of

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Que reste-t-il de nos amours?

The Expectations of 1989–1991 Revisited

Francisco Martínez

issue, we chose to explore the intersections between anthropology, philosophy and political science, to put different regions in one frame, and to correlate diverse temporal regimes for the understanding of the contemporary bewilderment and for imagining

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Play of Mirrors

An Encounter of Personal Biographies with Europe’s Journey

Marcos Farias Ferreira

translated by me for the purpose of this article, following the style and the spirit of the original letters. References Das , V. , M. Jackson , A. Kleinman and B. Singh (eds) ( 2014 ), The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy

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The Gurdwara in Britain

Narratives of Meaning, Use and Development

Clare Canning

Philosophy: What Does It Mean to Be in the Place-world? ’, Annals of the Association of American Geographers 91 : 683 – 693 . 10.1111/0004-5608.00266 Chiles , P. ( 2005 ), ‘ What if? … A Narrative Process for Re-imagining the City ’, in P. Blundell

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Nell Gabiam

focusses on the philosophy and practices that guide Al-Nur's functioning as a community centre, especially the importance of being able to (re)create home in exile. Building on the conclusions drawn from my fieldwork at Al-Nur, the third part argues that

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Whose Austria?

Muslim Youth Challenge Nativist and Closed Notions of Austrian Identity

Farid Hafez

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The Austrian Muslim Youth was founded in 1996 by young Muslims of different ethnic backgrounds and has become the largest multi-ethnic, co-educational, German-speaking youth organization in Austria today. Since its inception, it has presented the concept of an ‘Austrian Muslim identity’ as a key philosophy. In this article, I ask how the idea of this identity was negotiated. I suggest that this concept is not reinforcing nativist notions. Rather, the formation of an Austrian Muslim identity can be seen as an attempt to create safe spaces to empower young Muslims to live their religion while fully participating in Austrian society. Hence, this concept speaks to two audiences simultaneously, challenging nativist notions and offering young Muslims ways to see themselves as possessing multiple and hybrid identities.

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Gabriela Kiliánová, Rūta Muktupāvela, Philip McDermott, Marion Demossier, Alessandro Testa, Alastair McIntosh, and Thomas M. Wilson

– Professor Ullrich Kockel. I am not going to mention all his good deeds in the broad field of ethnology, economic anthropology, heritage tourism, countercultural movements, intercultural philosophy and so forth, as they are already reflected in his