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Introducing Elisabeth Timm

Elisabeth Timm

. Here I am continuing my research on historical and contemporary forms of family and kinship, recently as the principal investigator of the research association ‘The flow of things or private property? A house and its objects between family life

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Language and a Continent in Flux

Twenty-First Century Tensions of Inclusion and Exclusion

Philip McDermott and Sarah McMonagle

for purposes of group sovereignty and unification. Anderson (2006 [1983]: 68) describes an ‘ eng -European conception of nation-ness linked to a private-property language’. Yet national and linguistic borders can only ever represent rough

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Utilisation of Working Animals (and Women) in Ancient Mesopotamia and Modern Africa

Jill Goulder

example of this in southern Africa, notes that ‘the role of cattle as signifiers … is a perennial theme in the African anthropological literature’. Engels ([1884] 2004: 151 ) assigns the emergence of gender inequality to the advent of private property

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Tiziana Soverino, Evgenia Mesaritou, Thomas M. Wilson, Steve Byrne, Dino Vukušić, Fabiana Dimpflmeier, Eva-Maria Walther, and Eva Schwab

(Thomas Fillitz). Some contributions treat specifically the manoeuvres at the interface of ‘economies’ in plural. Especially noteworthy are chapters on the transformation of collective to private property in the postsocialist context (Tatjana Thelen), on

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Michael Miller, Paul V. Dutton, and Laura Hobson Faure

’s first ecological thinkers and their fixation upon deforestation, whose history was long and complex but almost always, after 1800, identified with the French Revolution and its vitiating of older forest codes or its surrender of public utility to private

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Thule as Frontier

Commons, Contested Resources, and Contact Zones in the High Arctic

Kirsten Hastrup

commons’, as famously argued by Hardin (1968) . The tragedy reflected the misrepresentation of common property as an open source, free for everybody to exploit, to potentially deplete, or to turn into private property. For ‘commons’ to be viable, they

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Marco Solimene, Mariann Vaczi, Paul Manning, Bozena Sojka, Stephen Quilley, Anna Zhelnina, and Aimar Ventsel

concealable and mobile assets, beakers and tankards served protecting from inflation and circumventing the communist state's restrictions and control of private property. In contemporary neoliberal Romania, these functions became exhausted. A central role is

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Refugee and Migration Studies

Lessons from Collaborative Research on Sanctuary in the Changing Times of Trump

Sara Vannini, Ricardo Gomez, Megan Carney, and Katharyne Mitchell

felt uncomfortable with their taking over private property, going against the law and becoming active agents on their own. They were not asking for or getting help: they were their own agents. This complicates this idea of sanctuary as something that is