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On the Sedimentation and Accreditation of Social Knowledges of Difference: Mass Media, Journalism, and the Reproduction of East/West Alterities in Unified Germany

Politics without a Head: Is the “Love Parade” a New Form of Political Identification?

Interesting Friends and Faux Amis: An Introduction to New Directions in French Anthropology

How the Anthropology of France Has Changed Anthropology in France: Assessing New Directions in the Field

Recent Developments in French Anthropology of France and the Role of the Mission du Patrimoine Ethnologique

Black Liverpool, Black America, and the Gendering of Diasporic Space

"Your Eyes Are Green like Dollars": Counterfeit Cash, National Substance, and Currency Apartheid in 1990s Russia

Students, Natives, Colleagues: Encounters in Academia and in the Field

Modernist Discourse, Psychic Forms, and Agency: Aesthetic Subjectivities at IRCAM

Searching for “Voices”: Feminism, Anthropology, and the Global Debate over Female Genital Operations

Outing as Performance / Outing as Resistance: A Queer Reading of Austrian (Homo)Sexualities

Stamping the Earth with the Name of Allah: Zikr and the Sacralizing of Space among British Muslims

The Crucifix and German Constitutional Culture

Bloody Memories: Encountering the Past in Contemporary Poland

Sarcophagus: Chernobyl in Historical Light


Mediterranean Exotica and the Mafia “Other” or Problems of Representation in Pitrè's Texts

Masochism, Spectacle, and the “Broken Mirror” Clown Entrée: A Note on the Anthropology of Performance in Postmodern Culture

The Theatricality of History Making and the Paradoxes of Acting

Living with Medea and Thinking after Freud: Greek Drama, Gender, and Concealments

Out of Anthropology: The Anthropologist as an Object of Dramatic Representation

The Song of the Nonaligned World: Transnational Identities and the Reinscription of Space in Late Capitalism

State, Territory, and Identity Formation in the Postwar Berlins, 1945–1989

Culture and Categorization in a Turn-of-the-Century Barcelona Elite

Bombay Talkies, the Word and the World: Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses

Visual Art as Social Data: The Renaissance Codpiece

Ethnic Protest and Social Planning: A Look at Basque Language Revival

Building Power: Italy's Colonial Architecture and Urbanism, 1923-1940

Welfare, the Social, and the Individual in Interwar Italy

Possible Modernities