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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 443–451.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Secularism . New York : Oxford University Press , 2016 . Ziedan Youssef . Azazeel . London : Atlantic Books , 2013 . secularity conceptual encounter Deleuze cultural difference Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 364–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
... deployment and circulation through a rhetoric of renewal, invention, and innovation. Responding to CSSAAME ’s renewed mission statement of 2013, this introductory essay as well as the articles that follow aim to dramatize an encounter between area studies and Mediterranean studies. Through a redeployment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and difference entailed by translation practices. Edwards situates these practices in a conceptual and linguistic space partly shaped by nineteenth-century missionary efforts, and also by state attempts to regulate the public use of Buddhist language. This played out in Christian-Buddhist encounters in more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 370–377.
Published: 01 December 2021
...SherAli Tareen Abstract This conceptual essay pivots on the following problem: Tethered to a context of Muslim empire, how is the legacy of the premodern Islamic legal tradition engaged and negotiated in the modern colonial moment in South Asia, marked by the loss of Muslim political sovereignty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 261–265.
Published: 01 May 2022
... these iterations here not for any ironic or pedantic purpose, but rather to illustrate the kind of hectic—again, I want to say symptomatic—conceptual proliferation that the problem of encounter tends to provoke in scholarship. Precisely encounter : several times El Shakry declares that she approaches the relation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 205–214.
Published: 01 August 2003
... to increased differentiation Having outlined these three complex processes, we within the capitalist system. As some argue, it represents will present our conceptual framework of the encounter a new form of liberalism as an art of government. There- between the global and the local in an era of globaliza...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 421–424.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to their supposed antagonists. 8 This conceptualization allows for the category of the “everyday” to be eventful as well as expansive; we enter the lived experiences of surveillance in medias res. The deep traces of civil-military encounters beyond the visible sites and times of official interaction—be those...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 56–70.
Published: 01 May 2021
... ties, 5 how they struggled with these experiences, and how these encounters had impact “back home” on conceptualizations of socialist modernity. 6 Yet another strand of research has unearthed the diasporic spaces of Black thought and the emergence of anticolonial agendas at the heart...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to the colonial subject: (1) by setting up the secular self, organized in terms of the Freudian Oedipus complex, as the normal, civilized subject; and (2) by medicalizing the process of introspection in the psychoanalytic encounter, thereby depoliticizing distress by calling it illness and pathologizing the human...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 255–262.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., positivism, and progressivism” (39). We return to El Shakry's initial question, How do traditions encounter each other? For El Shakry, this requires we “open ourselves to an ethical encounter with the Other” that does not simply incorporate that Other; beware the “phantasmatic lure of the ‘I’” (114). El...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and conceptual vocabulary to capture the sexual, emotional, and psychic connotations of youth. Additionally, Urdu also offered the category of larka (boy) to capture the fluid transitional period of childhood/adolescence/youth that was not neatly demarcated within South Asian societies like...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and spaces. As Sara Ahmed succinctly puts it, emotions “mediate the relationship between the psychic and the social.” 9 Affect, she argues, is produced through the distribution and circulation of emotions. Following from this conceptualization of affect, I examine the interactions and encounters between...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 December 2016
... marking their use as provisional. In the second step conceptual history becomes central in two respects; investigating the history of the analytical concepts allows us to destabilize the boundary between the interpretation offered by the historical actors and the one offered by historians. To this needs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 555–558.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that revolutionaries engage in and that inform their intellectual and political traditions. Sidelining the conceptual universe of models and centering translation enables a reckoning with difference and the emergence of newness. It is also crucial for rethinking a politics of solidarity across difference...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 533–557.
Published: 01 December 2008
... elaboration with cosmopolises of the ' ajam world. I argue that Pollock's analysis of culture and power in premodernity lays the groundwork for a philosophical critique of modern forms of government, the outlines of which are traced in part 3. Premodernity is conceptually necessary to critical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 603–619.
Published: 01 December 2022
... output to be adjudicated into context, this article asks, Is it possible to consider the encounters within the Punjabi literary and artistic scene through a dislocation rather than a circuitous exchange within a singular Punjab? The author ponders this question by considering how analyses centered...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., these religions simply did not exist as con- ligions they encountered and offer a discussion Comparative ceptual entities before these European scholars of why their categories are organized in the ways invented them. All that existed were chaotic, that they are. My basic claim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for conceptualizing Islam. The privilege comes at the expense of other Muslim periods, complexes, and subjectivities. The standards that it produces for what counts as Islamic are in tension with, if not orthogonal to, developments in, for example, bodies of knowledge to which the adjective Islamic is sometimes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the themes of the conversation. INTERVIEW The Solitary Analyst of Doxas An Interview with Talal Asad Fadi A. Bardawil Preface Talal Asad has been interrogating the conceptual infrastructure undergirding anthropological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
....” 19. Larkin, “Politics and Poetics of Infrastructure,” 333 . 20. Escobar, Encountering Development , 40 . 21. Mohan, Two Decades of the Films Division , 18 . 22. Garga quoted John Grierson about the role of documentary film to bring forth material in a way that “strikes...
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