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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

Anthropologists depend on missionary artifacts about indigenous peoples, including published books, travel accounts, novels, journals, reports, among other written forms ( Trouwborst 1990: 41 ). A recent edited volume, Anthropology’s Debt to Missionaries

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and emerging scholars. Monographs, jointly authored books, and edited volumes will be considered. Authors will work closely with the Editorial Board in the preparation and production of texts that should set the intellectual agenda for future study

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype and Linda van de Kamp

significance of Michael Bull and Jon P. Mitchell’s edited volume lies principally in its attempts to reinterpret and negotiate the concepts of ritual, performance, and the senses under a different critical light. In fact, it reintroduces some central theories

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Erick White

Theravada Buddhist societies expanded in scope and participants over time. In the mid-twentieth century, Manning Nash’s (1966) edited volume laid the initial foundation in the English-language scholarly literature for a cross-cultural (yet still sectarian

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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

. “ Review Essay: Clio in Oceania: Toward a Historical Anthropology , edited by Aletta Biersack; Culture Through Time: Anthropological Approaches, edited by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney .” History and Theory 32 ( 2 ): 162 – 178 . Peel , J. D. Y. 1995 . “ For

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

religious pilgrimage and touristic travel are no longer sustainable; on the other, the very categories that make this diagnosis reiterate the separation that they intend to dissolve. The introduction to a collection of articles co-edited by Timothy and

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez and Abby Day

and had little idea that in the coming years we would end up co-editing a book with Giselle Vincett ( Day et al. 2013 ) or that I would find myself reviewing Believing in Belonging (see Cotter 2013 ) and collaborating on projects such as the one

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Doing Ritual While Thinking about It?

Emma Gobin

reflexivity so central to ritual from the performers’ perspective? This ‘why’ question links up with an important point made by Højbjerg (2002b) in the special issue of Social Anthropology that, thanks to his editing initiative, (re)launched discussion on

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

and 2014 and state-sponsored violence against Muslims, especially in Rakhine, that has been prevalent after 2014. 4 Edited by Cheesman, this special edition of the Journal of Contemporary Asia , titled “Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela and Nathanael Homewood

new lines of research on the mediated dimension of religion and the religious-theological dimension of media and technology. Examples are Jeremy Stolow’s (2012) edited volume Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between , in