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Imagined Sacred Places and Cultural Transmission among Georgians in Turkey

Tamta Khalvashi

This article attempts to analyse the role of collective remembering and imagination of certain traditions, practices and rituals that are related to sacred places through the process of cultural transmission and social change among Muslim Georgians living in north-eastern Turkey. For this purpose, I refer to nineteenth-century ethnographic narratives collected by the Georgian critic Zakarya Chichinadze, as well as my own fieldwork materials. I aim to show how these narratives mediate collective remembering of sacred places that is modified with additional imagined constructs.

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Living Through and Living On?

Participatory Humanitarian Architecture in the Jarahieh Refugee Settlement, Lebanon

Riccardo Luca Conti, Joana Dabaj, and Elisa Pascucci

like the CatalyticAction Jarahieh school reminds us that real participation of refugees and their allies in imagining, constructing, and living the built environment can never be disentangled from enduring struggles for justice. References Al

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Jews and Christians in Vichy France

New and Renewed Perspectives

Michael Sutton

of all, he tended to think that the concept of “Jew” was essentially an imagined construct. Only a few months earlier, in February 1942, he had written to his son Daniel saying that to his own mind he was in no way Jewish and that, even under the

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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

ethnographic, museums, “objects” are the key vehicles by which difference, as well as commonness within difference, is imagined, constructed, narrated, and consumed. In recent years, to think of objects and museum collections in terms of their intertwined