Abstract no. 425

What does it mean when the media present migration as cosmopolitan experience? What is at work when a program constructs its audience as a convivial hybrid “we”? The paper examines these questions in the context of various discourses on “cultural diversity” in the...

Abstract no. 335

Mobility is widely debated to be the key strategy that allows pastoralists to flexibly make use of variable resources. But while mobility is a function of both time and space, discussions have tended to favour spatial trajectories revealing a sedentary bias. Based on...

Abstract no. 64

Based on two years of fieldwork in self-defense and martial arts classes, this paper explores the distinct and irreconcilable perceptions of violence and fear that orient, shape and constitute the experience of instructors and students alike. For example, the fear of...