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The Urban Politics of Mega-Events

Grand Promises Meet Local Resistance

John Lauermann

Sports mega-events have long been promoted as drivers of urban development, based on their potential to generate physical, economic, and social legacies for host cities (see reviews in Andranovich and Burbank 2011 ; Essex and Chalkley 1998

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Legacies of Contention

Revisiting the 2011 Protest Wave

Mounah Abdel-Samad, Michael Boyle, Shawn Flanigan, Christian Garland, Tony Jefferson, Bob Jeffery, Callie Maidhof, and George Sotiropoulos

contentious political action that is now a full decade old manifests today. These manifestations have been occasionally termed “legacies of contention” ( Villalón 2007 ; Wolf 2018 ): the historically contingent impact of contentious episodes, situated amid a

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Society, Morality, Embodiment

Tracing Durkheim's Legacy

Sondra L. Hausner

's memorial question was also an intention to consider whether and how the Durkheimian legacy endures into the present day. All of us have to die, of course, but our question thus went deeper. Had Durkheimian thought – once so prominent in the French and

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A “Safe Space” to Debate Colonial Legacy

The University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Campaign to Return a Looted Benin Altarpiece to Nigeria

Johanna Zetterstrom-Sharp and Chris Wingfield

with the museum's “particular expertise” on issues of repatriation. Difficulties in Comprehension? Searching for a Safe Space to Talk about Colonial Legacy The movement of Okukor from dining hall to museum space was not without tensions of its

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Colonial Legacy

French Retirees in Nha Trang, Vietnam Today

Anne Raffin

current study addresses that gap, with an emphasis on gauging the extent to which connections with the legacy of French empire may figure in French retirees’ accounts of their decision to move to a former French colony and in the meaning they attribute to

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Gluckman's Legacy

A Seminar Review

Isak Niehaus

legacies of the Manchester School, and also of the sorts of online assemblages emerging in COVID times. Adam Kuper, myself, Marilyn Strathern and Richard Fardon acted as discussants. Werbner's deeply reflective, playful, voice is most authoritative on the

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Building Legacies

Making Landscape, Home and Return between Nairobi and Western Kenya

Constance Smith

uncertainty intensified some Kaloleni residents’ desires to reanimate latent rural kinship bonds and to renew efforts to make a home in western Kenya. This they hoped would be a more secure way to ‘pass on’ – to both attain a good death and leave a legacy

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William A. Gamson and His Legacy for Academia and Social Movements

Michelle I. Gawerc and David S. Meyer

example of engagement and cultivation of mutual respect. It is an appropriate time to take stock of some of his contributions, and the legacy they leave. Here, we will discuss the roots and branches of some of the research, as well as its influence. We

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The Poetic Legacy of Aimé Césaire

Francis Abiola Irele

This essay examines the centrality of Aimé Césaire's work in the emergence of a black poetic and intellectual discourse in French, and his influence, in terms both of theme and idiom, on generations of Francophone writers, an influence that can be discerned in the work of Tchikaya u Tamsi, Jean-Baptiste Tati-Loutard, Lamine Sall and Sylvie Kandé in Africa, and Frantz Fanon, Edouard Glissant, René Depestre, and Daniel Maximin in the French Caribbean region. The relationship of Césaire's work to the Créolité movement is discussed, as is the impact of his work on Anglophone Caribbean writers, such as Kamau Brathwaite of Barbados and Lansana Sekou of St Martin, as evidence of the enduring legacy of his work.

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The Legacies of Memory: The Third Reich in Unified Germany

Mark A. Wolfgram

Bill Niven, Facing the Nazi Past: United Germany and the Legacy of the Third Reich (London: Routledge, 2002)

Siobhan Kattago, Ambiguous Memory: The Nazi Past and German National Identity (Praeger: Westport, Conn., 2001)