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“A Refugee Pastor in a Refugee Church”

Refugee-Refugee Hosting in a Faith-Based Context

Karen Lauterbach

Pastor Justin came from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Kampala, Uganda, with his family in 2012. They traveled by bus without knowing where to go or where to stay. On the bus, they met a Ugandan man who told them about Congolese

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Fieldwork through the Zoomiverse

Sensing Uganda in a Time of Immobility

Richard Vokes and Gertrude Atukunda

, towards the end of Vokes’ most recent period of fieldwork in Uganda, we sat down for dinner in Kampala in order to review and plan our ongoing projects – and much of this discussion was taken up with our ongoing study of Uganda's new road

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Avoiding Poison

Congolese Refugees Seeking Cosmological Continuity in Urban Asylum

Georgina Ramsay

A 2012 estimate suggests that the number of urban refugees living in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, is at least 50,000 ( Omata 2012: 7 ). The decision to reside in Kampala, rather than a designated settlement, is often described as a

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The Possibilities of Failure

Personhood and Cognitive Disability in Urban Uganda

Tyler Zoanni

Noah Lutalo, a man in his twenties, is teaching me how to plant corn on the dusty outskirts of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. Noah disapproves of my ineptitude with the iron hoe he has given me, and takes the opportunity to

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Regime Collapse and Revolution

A Response to John Dunn

Hugo Slim

force finally took power in Kampala in 1986 and implemented a persistent political program that continues today ( Museveni 1997 ). Museveni’s revolution succeeded three years before Dunn’s 1989 cutoff point, so I may have to give this one to Dunn despite

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Sabina Barone, Veronika Bernard, Teresa S Büchsel, Leslie Fesenmyer, Bruce Whitehouse, Petra Molnar, Bonny Astor, and Olga R. Gulina

Ngoie argues that Chinese and Nigerian immigrants in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, have reshaped the city yet remain inwardly oriented. And Naluwembe Binaisa finds that Ugandans who reside in the UK and return to Kampala confront a double

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

-Qasmiyeh 2011 ; Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Pacitto 2020 ), from urban settings like Kampala, Uganda (see Karen Lauterbach's article in this special section), to camps like those in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Moreover, as refugees make sense of their displacement, they

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Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi

knowledge in Kampala. While the manufacturers restrict access to this knowledge to authorized repair shops, non-authorized repair technicians establish a shared online pool of self-acquired knowledge, knowledge that is illegal in the eyes of the

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Bernard B. Fyanka and Julaina A. Obika

sisters, and Alexine, maintaining links and connections between kith and kin through mobility between the village in Saya, Tororo Town, and the capital, Kampala. Kate and her sisters Nelly and Suzy struggle from childhood into young adulthood when they

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Indignity in Cash Transfers

The Senior Citizen’s Grant in Uganda

Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo

monthly disbursement of UGX 25,000 as a shameful pittance compared to the hefty profits they earned from their dairies and other businesses and remittances from their relatives in Kampala and elsewhere in Uganda. They felt it was stigmatizing to attach a