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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anooradha Siddiqi Abstract What are the politics of ephemerality? In the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees establishment at Dadaab, Kenya, a massive complex of refugee camps near the border of Somalia, the visual and architectural terms of ephemerality—a permanent impermanence—transform...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of millions of humans. Since then, not just what is transported upon the deep, but the sea itself has also been commodified. The seas’ geophysical contours, their seabeds, the species of flora and fauna that inhabit them, and even the ephemeral routes on their surfaces have been transformed into commodities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 546–550.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in the ephemerality of action and, at times, inaction, thus expanding what counts as revolutionary history, valid methods for historical inquiry, sources, and interpretation. sohrabi@brandeis.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 armed struggle experience gender Iran revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
... nonhuman ecologies as a materially diverse and ephemeral architecture and archive of landscape. It argues that, in helping assemble and modulate the society's efforts to model improvement, conduct plant testing, and develop an ornamental garden, plants, seeds, and soils become unlikely and sometimes unruly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 374–390.
Published: 01 August 2012
... such as The Mirror (1998), The Girl in the Sneakers (1998), and The Day I Became a Woman (2000), girls and young women inhabit the edges of the sidewalks, nighttime transient-filled parks, roadside gutters, and other liminal spaces that underscore their marginalized and ephemeral, yet tangible presence — a presence...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (2): 307–319.
Published: 01 August 2016
... . Johannesburg : Ravan Press , 1980 . Hobsbawm Eric J. Ranger Terence . The Invention of Tradition . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1983 . Makhubu Nomusa . “Ephemeral Democracies: Interrogating Commonality in South Africa.” Third Text: Critical Perspectives...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... refugee camp complex, Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi explores the ways in which an aesthetic of ephemerality has been central to the making of urban form and subjectivities. Despite their heavy material footprint and relative permanence, the political economies of local trade and international agencies have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and control. Forms of enclaving also stigmatize such spaces, leaving them open to association with economies of precarity and disposability such as homelessness, street hawking, domestic labor, contract work, and illicit trade. The contributors to this section thus work with such keywords as ephemerality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 December 2015
... drawings beyond the two-­dimensional sphere by creating ephemeral installations out of multiple sheets of translucent paper placed to create a depth of anywhere from several inches to several feet. From 1997 to 2004, she installed these tissue-­paper works in multiple...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the “apparent amnesia” around the violent formation of Bangladesh in 1971 and the complex forms of silence and testimony that follow this in Pakistan today. Finally, Salma Siddique addresses ephemeral projects of collecting that have taken the place of a missing film archive in Pakistan, arguing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the preservation practices of the Dhaka Urban Study Group and Bombaywalla Historical Works; the transnational digital Asia Art Archive; the archiving, curatorial, and library science initiatives of Jackfruit Research and Design and Curating for Culture; and ephemeral festivals aiming to capture the creative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to argue that the road was both infrastructure and aspiration, as well as a method for planners to create borders. Nida Rehman studies the entanglement of plants, seeds, and other nonhuman actors as the ephemeral architecture and the fragile scaffolding upon which colonial botany and landscaping practice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 444–453.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Powerful Ephemeral . 15. Ruling Princes and Chiefs of India , 315 . 16. Purohit, Aga Khan Case . 17. For a discussion of the ways in which the Nizams of Hyderabad made similar use of waqf as a means to expand territory, sovereignty, and capital, see Beverley, “Territoriality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... But in concrete terms it operated in fits and starts, congealed in narrow and ephemeral corridors, and produced material outcomes that were often marked by incompletion. As an analytical category, the African-Soviet Modern offers three possible registers for future inquiry. First, as all the essays in our...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 454–469.
Published: 01 August 2022
... documented decades of migrant activism in France—as well as the more ephemeral internet archives of the movement for examples of what, following the PIR, I am calling postcolonial anti-colonialism . As we will see, the Palestinian and Algerian revolutions were constant reference points for the CSRP and MTA...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 495–512.
Published: 01 December 2008
...’—is figures in Iran. Forced migration to Outlandia the beauty of an ephemeral effort that bears the caused the established literary generation a sud- color of death.”26 den loss of social and literary status from which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 483–487.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of power, every student of Southeast Asian history is taught, has shifted from control over people—through charismatic authority, coercion, and chains of dependency—to control over territory, with forms of territorial control established and enforced by states. 1 In the place of ephemeral and unstable...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 56–58.
Published: 01 August 1984
... over the next two decades, seamen relatively early, however ephemeral, achievement of a type of of color pursued a number of strategic orientations to achieve Afro-Asian solidarity. In September 1919 the Asiatic Society self-defense. From the surviving documentation that testifies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
... deep into intangible motivations (for example, of an émigré and an architect), personal effects (such as sketches and letters), and ephemeral materials (film and vegetation), to expose architecture as both a field of inquiry and a process of interrogation. The aim of this afterword is to serve...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 486–491.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Sikander • Shahzia Sikander 489 animation The Last Post (2010), where Sikander uti- the ephemerality of kitsch. The effect is public art lizes the Company style of miniature painting to that is monumental but not a monument. Lowry criticize the continuities between colonial officials notes...