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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 (2004) 24 (1): 280–281.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Cyrelene Amoah-Boampong Eva E. Rosander. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 1997. Pp. 229. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Eva E. Rosander. Transforming Female Identities: Women’s Organizational Forms in West Africa. Uppsala: Nordiska...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 19–21.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Sheldon Pollock Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 - Forms of Knowledge in Early Modern South Asia: Introduction SHELDON POLLOCK The study...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 478–482.
Published: 01 December 2020
... a more capacious view of records produced and preserved by the Uzbek khanates (roughly from the 1750s to the 1860s), an engagement with Central Asian history allows us to inscribe banditry into the complex, at times puzzling, texture of pre-Westphalian forms of sovereignty, and, in so doing, help us...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 386–397.
Published: 01 December 2023
..., whether at Bandung (1955), Belgrade (1961), or Cairo (1964), events that receive the bulk of scholarly interest in nonalignment's trajectory and significance, nonalignment occurred at a different scale. Scrutinizing nonalignment's intellectual history can reveal forms of knowledge that can be salvaged...
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Published: 01 August 2019
Figure 4. Portrayal of the Omani symbols of heritage in the body of a generic fortress form at Qurum National Park, Muscat. Photograph by the author. More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 248–255.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in North Africa. From a direct form of racialized violence leaving Muslim Tunisians on the low end of the colonial social ladder of worth, salaries, and the right to life, one moved to a more symbolic form of violence, with the south of the country quasi-racialized as less valuable than the urban coastal...
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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 (2016) 36 (1): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
... engage in particular political projects through an examination of the way that particular forms of meaning production are invigorated through communicative forms that can involve critical shifts to the moral order. Finally, the essay examines the shifts related to the formation of the “Responsibility...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph S. Alter On one level, and with reference to a specific frame of reference, embodied forms of practice that have come to be associated with Yoga and Taoist philosophy appear to be very similar if not identical in terms of form, structure, and purpose. However, there is no clear-cut history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 2–8.
Published: 01 May 2014
... between forms of life and modes of thought. The “thought” under consideration is distinctive for its commitment to remaking political and ethical life, and attention to the fugitive or unruly forms by which insurgent thought is transmitted, e.g., through poetry, fiction, and autobiography in addition...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Bhrigupati Singh; Naisargi Dave In this article we explore particular sacred and profane forms in which animals are killed in contemporary India. Taking up religious and secular, rural and urban, industrial and domestic instances from our fieldwork, we examine the affects, doubts, pleasures...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 574–581.
Published: 01 December 2014
...John M. Willis In recent years, historians and postcolonial critics have illuminated several trends of universalist thought among a group of Indian intellectuals and activists who articulated forms of humanist anti-imperialism within the circuits of publication and translation in the transregional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 508–524.
Published: 01 December 2015
... manner. In the second part of the essay, I turn to the effects of maintaining a distinction between religiously inflicted illiberal pain and less visible secular forms of suffering. Moral outrage at scandalous forms of punishment precludes attending to systemic forms of subjugation that reside...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., stretching back to Kalidasa (c. fourth/fifth century), of a longer history of correlation between such forms and political contents self-consciously presented in contradiction to a possible reality. Understanding this sadistic hypertrophy of expression, which culminated in the medieval period’s political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 644–661.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Hartmut Elsenhans The rise of new cultural identitarian movements is explained by changing politico-economic conditions at the global and the local level, which led to the decline of the secular elites. These movements are the result of the collapse of the state classes, which had been formed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 226–229.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Faisal Devji Abstract Torn between a futurist vision of Pakistan, on one hand, and the desire for a conventionally historical narrative about its founding on the other, Muslim nationalism has always faced its past in the form of impossibility. As Devji discusses in this afterword, the essays...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
... centered in a seminar in which seminarian-academics translate Carl Schmitt, among others, to make sense of, and intervene in, Islamic politics. It highlights how European concepts and forms of thought come to mediate the relation between seminarian-academics and the Islamic tradition, its forms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Debjani Bhattacharyya Abstract From the beginning of the twentieth century, new urban housing forms, including social housing, land pooling, and building syndicates, began to emerge as products of housing rights and labor movements. Yet this emergence cannot simply be accounted for by a history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Neilesh Bose; Victor V. Ramraj Abstract As the debate over historical antecedents to contemporary forms of lex mercatoria suggests, the nature of legal authority appears to be changing into a less familiar, more pluralistic form, even as states struggle to reassert their power. In seeking...