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Alejandro Miranda

. Furthermore, music and dance are exceptional examples of how multiple dynamics of mobility intersect. A single dance step or the strumming of a chord are not actions pursued in their own right but rather elements in a series of interconnected instances

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Rihab Azar

Can collaborative, transparent, and open-ended inquiries empower social activism and grassroot change? In my response to “Listening with Displacement,” I argue that it can and that it should. In an age full of unhelpful and dangerous narratives of displacement, I suggest that anthropologists are very well-positioned to take their role a step further to facilitate social understanding and cohesion as they collaboratively explore and create points of contact with and for their subjects.

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“I Want to Ride My Bicycle”

The 11th Annual Bicycle Film Festival

Sønke Myrda

The Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) has grown from a minor grassroots event to a global “Fest” staging urban cycling events in over two dozen cities worldwide. In its 11th year in New York City, the “BFF” New York (June 22–26, 2011) intends to provide its participants with a “weekend full of bike movies, music, art, street party and after parties,”1 before going on tour around the globe. Festival cities include Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Paris, Sao Paolo, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, Vienna.

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Bronwen Douglas, Science, Voyages, and Encounters in Oceania, 1511–1850 Nicole Starbuck

David Lipset and Richard Handler, eds., Vehicles: Cars, Canoes, and Other Metaphors of Moral Imagination Rudi Volti

Kathryn A. Morrison and John Minnis, Carscapes: The Motor Car, Architecture and Landscape in England John Mohr

Sumanth Gopinath and Jason Stanyek, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, 2 vols. Michael D'Errico

Anna Morcom, Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion Kabita Chakraborty

Maarten Van Acker, From Flux to Frame: Designing Infrastructure and Shaping Urbanization in Belgium Nathalie Roseau

Garth Lean, Russell Staiff, and Emma Waterton, eds., Travel and Imagination and Travel and Transformation Christopher Keirstead

Iain Borden, Drive: Journeys through Film, Cities and Landscapes Fabian Kröger

Jonathan R. Wynn, The Tour Guide: Walking and Talking New York Matilde Cordoba Azcarate

NOVEL REVIEW Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North Paul Sharrad

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Reassembling Musicality

Critical Music in Reassembly on Tinos

G Douglas Barrett

Reassembly, curated by G Douglas Barrett and Petros Touloudi Tinos, Greece 5 July 2017 to 31 October 2017

The free movement of bodies and objects once considered critical for the smooth functioning of contemporary art has appeared, especially since 2017, increasingly uncertain in this era marked by new forms of nationalism, xenophobia, and economic isolationism. Indeed, many artists working in this environment have found it difficult or impossible to cross once unquestionably open borders, or to ship works to and from exhibitions held across a requisitely international stage. As an attempt to respond to this crisis, I, along with Petros Touloudis, curated Reassembly, an exhibition held in the summer of 2017 on the island of Tinos, Greece. The exhibition came out of an annual residency program organized by Touloudis’s Tinos Quarry Platform and was held at the Cultural Foundation of Tinos. Overall, we wanted to ask if there is a critical role for music can play in the field contemporary art, especially as its plagued by new forms of border policing and geopolitical conflict.

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Chia-ling Lai

had rooms of freedom in which to compose and perform, leaving traces of art as the will to survive against atrocity. 3 Terezín imprisoned an entire generation of Czech music elites, including the composers Viktor Ullmann (a pupil of Schoenberg), Pavel

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Mimi Sheller and Gijs Mom

existing literature in each respective field but also opening new research questions. Thus, each article offers creative ways to address practices such as bicycling, music performances, migration, or gender relations in new ways. And third, in the now

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Reconstruction--Fiction--Transfer

Imparting Ethno-aesthetic Knowledge in John Hawkesworth’s Report on Cook’s First Voyage to the South Pacific (1768–1771)

Sebastian Kaufmann

writers record in detail phenomena such as body decoration, dance and music of the “wild peoples,” and numerous “exotic” objects of art were collected on the voyages. In turn, the theoretical aestheticians of the Enlightenment period draw on these reports

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Gijs Mom

this year also show the inadequacy of traditional transport-related categorization, as they varied from maritime transport and printed texts to music pieces, bicycles, subways, and cars, including a philosophical piece on digital mobility and a

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PJ Carlino

Carlino. communication. Complex globalized systems support the mobility of people and culture by facilitating the importation of familiar foodstuffs, inexpensive magazines, music, and fashion styles. Flexible telephone payment methods allow those in