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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 176–190.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Bindu Menon Mannil Abstract Film and media circulation between India and cities on the Persian Gulf can be traced back to the 1940s. This article excavates the histories of media goods that made their way to the strictly regimented and highly taxed regimes of India, examining how these mobilities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 99–108.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Shaun T. Lopez Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 The Dangers of Dancing: The Media and Morality in 1930s Egypt SHAUN T. LOPEZ On the night of May 22, 1936, a large crowd filled the time, provided the evidentiary material for the Casino al-Busfur...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 99–109.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Manu Bhagavan; Faisal Bari Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2002 - (Mis)Representing Economy: Western Media Production and the Impoverishment of South Asia Manu Bhagavan and Faisal Bari Much has been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 571–573.
Published: 01 December 2008
...John Postill New Media and the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere, 2nd ed. Dale F. Eickelman and Jon W. Anderson, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003 213 pp., $19.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Peter Chelkowski Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-revolution Iran Roxanne Varzi Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006 290 pp., $79.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 2–7.
Published: 01 May 2015
... from the aspirations expressed. As grand utopian narratives fragment, Rajagopal asks, can attention to their forms of mediation clarify the different kinds of futures being imagined today? Given the idealism inherent in most utopian endeavors, can questions about media and mediation help improve...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 1. Bouchra Khalili: Foreign Office . 2015. Mixed media installation. Digital film, 15 c-prints, silkscreen print. Video still: Foreign Office . 2015. HD video. 22’. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Janet A. Alexanian Through an examination of the use of media in the 2009 postelection protests in Iran, this article contextualizes the use of social media as a form of eyewitness account within the broader context of media distrust in Iran and Iranian expatriate satellite television. What emerges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 194–204.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the relationship between media and religion, it suggests that in Rwanda debates about the kind of music Pentecostal artists should perform must be contextualized in relation to (1) a Pentecostal “theology of sound,” or the belief that particular music and sound practices bring individuals closer to God; and (2...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall “Melancholy Ties: Intergenerational Loss and Exile in Persepolis ” analyzes the way in which collective loss is represented in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis books. Unlike the spectacular, violent, media images of the Middle East, which detach the Western spectator from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 251–266.
Published: 01 August 2011
...). My article traces how border residents of Muslim Lebanese origins responded to this post-9/11 U.S. counterterrorist encompassment. I suggest that Arabs publicly mobilized through three media- and state-sponsored initiatives that sought to combat U.S.-derived suspicions. Beginning in September 2001...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... shortages brought Egypt to the brink of famine in 1941, and how Anglo-Egyptian diplomacy negotiated a regime of mandatory government grain requisition. It draws on Egyptian news media, bureaucratic reports, and military court cases to show resistance to and the social effects of this policy, including...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 August 2021
... as dramaturgical enskillment coexists uneasily with the pious discipline of sincere self-cultivation. Understanding why this is so illuminates the changing criteria for ritual aptness in a mass media age. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Islamic television Islamic preachers religious...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 148–152.
Published: 01 August 2021
... in relation to the broader fields of work on the public sphere and publics, especially as they relate to recent work in the human sciences that focus on materiality, the senses, and media. References Barber Karin . The Anthropology of Texts, Persons, and Publics: Oral and Written Culture in Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 455–472.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Mendelsohn’s essay treats Eko Atlantic City as an entry point into Lagos’s situation of precarious coastal urbanism within the deep time of its socionatural evolution. The essay develops an explicitly geosocial reading drawing on an interdisciplinary approach to urban and environmental media studies, centering...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Rogaia Abusharaf; Uday Chandra; Irene Promodh Abstract This special section draws on the dynamic new field of Indian Ocean studies to rethink key concepts such as space and circulation (Jeremy Prestholdt), gender and kinship (Mahmood Kooria), and popular media and infrastructure (Bindu Menon Mannil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi Abstract Drawing from histories of art and architecture, urbanism and planning, landscape, infrastructure, and media, this themed section is premised upon framing architecture beyond the terms of aesthetics or technology toward its agency as a form of knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 89–101.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as mediators between cultures. In spite of being rather prescriptive, the mediator role also opens up spaces for critical intervention in the German media landscape. Unless otherwise noted, all translations are my own. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Beverly M. Weber Fereshta Ludin’s struggle to be appointed as a public school teacher while wearing a hijab received massive media attention in Germany, while the xenophobically motivated murder of Marwa el-Sherbini, who was eventually dubbed the “ hijab martyr” internationally, elicited muted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 391–407.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Mary-Jane Deeb The 99 superhero comics were first published in 2006 by Teshkeel Comics, a division of the Teshkeel media group, in Kuwait. Deeb’s essay covers this comics phenomenon within the context of contemporary Arab society. It analyzes the importance of the historical framework within which...