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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Gil Hochberg Abstract As a contemporary concept, heritage bridges legal discourse and ethical discourse, national affiliations and a global imaginary, colonial pasts and neocolonial presents. The term often circulates beliefs in cultural authenticity, collective memory, and historical merit under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 328–343.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Amal Sachedina Abstract Since becoming a nation-state in 1970, Oman's expanding heritage industry has included the restoration of castles and citadels, including the fort at Nizwa. The fort was once the administrative and juridical center of the Ibadi Imamate (1913–58). As the site of sharia...
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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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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 1. Refugee Heritage project by DAAR. Photo by Luca Capuano, 2016 (Dheisheh Refugee Camps, Bethlehem, Palestine). More
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Published: 01 May 2020
Figure 2. Refugee Heritage project by DAAR. Photo by Luca Capuano, 2016 (Dheisheh Refugee Camps, Bethlehem, Palestine). More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... sensitive relation to the dynamics of the Cold War in the 1950s and ’60s. It then discusses how these two Nalanda insitutions speak to issues of heritage diplomacy and the politics of revival in contemporary India and beyond. jmars@colmex.mx david.geary@ubc.ca Copyright © 2023 by Duke...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 August 2019
... follows a group of local Palestinian activists who consciously chose the square to stage protests, thus reclaiming Arab Jaffa's material heritage and directly challenging recent histories of spatial expropriation by the Israeli state, the Tel Aviv municipality, and real estate developers. The analysis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alexander Jabbari This article makes an argument for literary modernity as a shared discourse produced through scholarly exchange between Iranians and Indians reworking their shared Persianate literary heritage, considering literary history as an important and perhaps overlooked site...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
...—it then explores heritage-making practices that manage to challenge or subvert this compulsion to foundation. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Pakistan heritage Lahore Yasmeen Lari street theater architecture public history The essays in this themed section all approach, via...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 196–211.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... The lack of a public film repository denied Pakistan not only its colonial heritage but also the systematic preservation of its postcolonial film culture. In the absence of a state archive, what has emerged in the country is a democratic archive consisting of independent collectors, magazine proprietors...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
... appear alongside stone versions of paintings from the Mogao Caves at Dunhuang and Alchi in Ladakh. This article examines how this replica stupa and the surrounding theme park allow the new state of Telangana not only to articulate its claim to the Buddhist heritage that is now shared with the state...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islamic awakening has several explanations: (1) the cultural heritage beginning with the end of the Rashidi era of the Abbasids when the backward streams erased rational thinking and judgment from public life; (2) colonialism , beginning with the arrival of Napoleon in Egypt and the rise of nationalist...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 226–234.
Published: 01 August 2017
... generated norms of citizenship, subjectivity, and jurisdiction that Grovogui associates with cosmopolitanism. The essay proceeds from a historiography that is necessarily a conjecture, a logical construction based on incomplete information. The scholar of cosmopolitanism divorced from its European heritage...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 191–207.
Published: 01 August 2023
... spaces. The article proposes that the physical location of the dead conjoined with individual hagiographies is key to disrupting or reifying nationalist narratives. kutne@atu.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 transnational memorials politics heritage O Sayyed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... across national, ethnic, religious, linguistic, and doctrinal lines. douglas.ober@ubc.ca david.geary@ubc.ca Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 homelands and diasporas modern India Buddhism material culture heritage This special section of Comparative Studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of refugeehood: the taking up of (physical) space by those who are not granted any (political) space. Gil Hochberg's contribution turns to the concept of heritage and the nomination by Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR) of the West Bank's Dheisheh Refugee Camp to the UNESCO World Heritage List...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 183–195.
Published: 01 May 2011
... city.   Istanbul’s mosques, fountains, palaces, and cemeteries were so prevalent, and so rich of with the city’s undesired heritage as the former imperial center...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 327–328.
Published: 01 December 2010
... ­ Pers his special section on the cultural heritage of the Indo-­Persianate world addresses topics on language, literature, mysticism, religion, and ritual, and offers an occasion to revisit the long relationship among the kindred people who lived in greater Iran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 324–345.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as a project of cultural heritage funded by the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture (ECoC) Agency.2 The story of the museum’s founding reveals it as a “palimpsest” of multiple institutional motiva- tions, discourses, and practices. The present article analyzes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 164–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the east of the out of this defensive crouch.26 Hallak describes city walls — known popularly as the Burj (after his monograph as a contribution to the preser- a tower that once stood there) — was in Otto- vation of heritage (turath): the book grew out...