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Florian Krobb

representing and transmitting local knowledge, the nature of which appears even more obscure since the cartographer gives his explanations in his own language—which remains untranslated. Since the viewer only sees the African cartographer’s arms and legs, since

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Phil Tattersall

, whereas I prefer to just call it socially relevant science. Ronnie Harding (1998) sums it up well by arguing that knowledge is a result of an ongoing interaction between those holding “local knowledge” and those holding the so-called expert knowledge

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The True Story of Gundagai’s Dog on the Tuckerbox

Tourists, Truth, and the Insouciance of Souvenirs

Richard White

intimacy in which “authentic” local knowledge can be acquired. And interestingly, it is precisely knowledge about “truth” and “nontruth” that is at stake. Typically, for a price—one shilling with a 20 per cent royalty to the hospital—the tourist could be

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Pushkar Sohoni

on local knowledge to do the same. As empires expanded and animals were moved around, the local knowledge was made translocal and was transferred using humans as the medium of transfer. In the nineteenth century, the two intellectual tenets that

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Victoria Churikova, Alexey Druzyaka and Alina Galimova

-Soviet migrants, which are characterized by competition for resources. The section “Language, Local Knowledge, and Memory” includes significant field materials. The well-illustrated chapter by E. Kasten deals with the mathematical knowledge systems of Koriaks in

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Karen Hébert, Joshua Mullenite, Alka Sabharwal, David Kneas, Irena Leisbet Ceridwen Connon, Peter van Dommelen, Cameron Hu, Brittney Hammons and Natasha Zaretsky

practitioners have attempted to deploy local knowledge in the flood management context, where he draws attention to how cultural inequalities lead to uneven power dynamics and imbalances in decision making on managing disasters and the consequences of this. Ilan

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Putting the Culture into Bioculturalism

A Naturalized Aesthetics and the Challenge of Modernism

Dominic Topp

1970: 11 ) suggests that there is more local knowledge that would be useful to make sense of the specific issues at play. How might viewers’ understanding of the film’s subject matter vary depending on the historical knowledge they possess, and how

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Righting Names

The Importance of Native American Philosophies of Naming for Environmental Justice

Rebekah Sinclair

example, when Koyukon elders tried to clarify their concern regarding the decline in migrating birds in the Koyukuk/Nowitna wildlife refuge, their local knowledges and oral histories about the frequency of “speckled-bellies” (the Koyukon name for white

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Spaces for Transdisciplinary Dialogues on the Relationship between Local Communities and Their Environment

The Case of a Rural Community in the Calchaquí Valley (Salta, Argentina)

Marta Crivos, María Rosa Martínez, Laura Teves and Carolina Remorini

also able to confirm and increase the value of local knowledge and practices, articulating them with scientific knowledge and demonstrating a multiplying effect that had a wide impact in the region. The programmes and projects in educational and health

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Ignoring Symptoms

The Process of Normalising Sensory Experiences after Cancer

Tone Seppola-Edvardsen and Mette Bech Risør

, worldviews and metaphors. They can also include ideas of causation and models of process. Thus they are cultural as they build on common ideas and local knowledge of a group, but they are also individual as they are based on the individual’s life experiences