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Relocalising academic literacy

Diversity, writing and collective learning in an international Master’s programme

Nana Clemensen and Lars Holm


This article contributes to the continuing discussion about academic literacy in international higher education. Approaching international study programmes as temporary educational contact zones, marked by a broad diversity in students’ educational and discursive experiences, we examine the negotiation and relocalisation of academic literacy among students of the international master’s programme, Anthropology of Education and Globalisation (AEG), University of Aarhus, Denmark. The article draws on an understanding of academic literacy as a local practice situated in the social and institutional contexts in which it appears. Based on qualitative interviews with eleven AEG-students, we analyse students’ individual experiences of, and perspectives on, the academic literacy practices of this study programme. Our findings reveal contradictory understandings of internationalism and indicate a learning potential for students in allowing a more linguistically and discursively diverse dialogue on knowledge production in academia.

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Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz, The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election Review by Kenneth Waltzer

Reuven Shapira, Transforming Kibbutz Research: Trust and Moral Leadership in the Rise and Decline of Democratic Cultures Review by Julia Chaitin

Baruch Gilead, ed., Documents of the Foreign Policy of Israel, vol. 11, January–October 1956

Nana Sagi ed., Documents of the Foreign Policy of Israel, vol. 12, The Sinai Campaign: The Political Struggle, October 1956–March 1957 Review by Motti Golani

David De Vries, Diamonds and War: State, Capital, and Labor in British-Ruled Palestine Review by Kenneth Stammerman

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

-simulation activities, and the majority of the students felt that the whole exercise had extended their awareness and deepened their knowledge. Nana Clemensen and Lars Holm interviewed students on an international master’s degree in anthropology about the academic

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Enemies of the people

Theorizing dispossession and mirroring conspiracy in the Republic of Georgia

Katrine Bendtsen Gotfredsen

constantly increasing the distance from the “dark Soviet past” and the excessive crime, corruption and lack of basic supplies that had characterized the 1990s. 2 However, when discussing such political developments in Georgia with Maghvala and Nana, two women

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Discipline (and Lenience) Beyond the Self

Discipleship in a Pentecostal-Charismatic Organization

Bruno Reinhardt

influence, intensifying church attendance, participation, and personal piety through peer pressure but also exemplarity ( Humphrey 1997 ), a model similar to what MacIntyre (1999: 161 ) calls “networks of giving and receiving.” This was the case with Nana

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

wealth and prosperity sphere, you necessarily slip into the tax and accounting line,” stated Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of Ghana, in August 2018 when the GRA was intensifying efforts to impose taxes on the business ventures of churches ( GhanaWeb 2018

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David Owen . Solberg , Erna and Nana Akufo-Addo . 2020 . “ Why We Cannot Lose Sight of the Sustainable Development Goals During Coronavirus ,” World Economic Forum .

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The End Point of Zionism

Ethnocentrism and the Temple Mount

Tomer Persico

.] Tel Aviv : Van Leer Institute and Hakibbutz Hame’uchad . Rosner , Israel . 2016 . “How Meetings in the Knesset Added Fuel to the Temple Mount Bonfire.” [In Hebrew.] Nana News Online, 12 January .

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Sami Schalk

– 171 . Nielsen , Fred . 2002 . “ American History through the Eyes of the American Girls .” Journal of American & Comparative Cultures 25 , no. 1/2 : 85 – 93 . Osei-Kofi , Nana . 2013 . “ American Girls: Breaking Free .” Feminist Formations

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(Not) Becoming the Norm

Military Service by Religious Israeli Women as a Process of Social Legitimation

Elisheva Rosman-Stollman

. “ Chief Education Officer: Any IDF Unit Wants Women Graduates of the Religious Education Sector .” [In Hebrew.] Matzav HaRuach 252 : 8 . Heller , Or . 2012 . “ Meet the First Religious Woman Who Completed the Pilots’ Course .” [In Hebrew.] Nana