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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 212–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of knowing what not to narrate in relation to the disavowed pasts of 1971 in Pakistan. It draws on long-term ethnographic research on the public memories and nationalist narratives of sexual violence during the Bangladesh war of 1971, along with discussions with various Pakistani scholars and students...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 676–680.
Published: 01 December 2022
... the humanities has played an immense role in “freeing our imaginations” to understand and research queer sexualities. 2 Knowing Women: Same-Sex Intimacy, Gender, and Identity in Postcolonial Ghana , however, indicates that most work on queer gender and sexuality is based on particular choices, such as relying...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 671–675.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Aminata Cécile Mbaye m.mehtta@sheffield.ac.uk Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Serena Owusua Dankwa's remarkable book Knowing Women: Same-Sex Intimacy, Gender, and Identity in Postcolonial Ghana offers a refreshing perspective on the representation of same-sex...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: the journal Middle Eastern Literatures and the series “Middle Eastern Literatures in Translation.” In both cases the primary value is generating dialogue between specialists from different backgrounds. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Tell Me Something I Don’t Know Michael Beard here...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
... were amongst the first to be registered for demolition.  . . .  We did have an anexo (outbuilding), but it was only much later that we found out that this could also be registered as an existing house.  . . .  It was all very fast and people did not know about anything, they were innocent.” 33...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., semiskilled, and unskilled labor shape the everyday work of building, yet these terms only partially map onto hierarchies of embodied capacities and know-how. At least two vectors are producing what I term a “problem-space” concerning skill. On one hand, long-standing patterns of informal learning by doing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 107–117.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... More generally, texts like these formed part of the infrastructure through which circulation took place in the maritime marketplace. By thinking through these marketplace genres, we can gain a more textured sense of the processes of knowing, measuring, abstracting, and circulating that underpinned...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 May 2016
... strategies of bifurcation problematizing asymmetrical zonings and scale making, thereby redefining the nature and terms of science (itself a naturalized modern knowledge formation) without fantasizing a greater sense of knowing or transcendence from ontological specificities and multiplicities. 204...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 139–145.
Published: 01 August 2023
... with the Indian Ocean.” The authors take a concept that is in wide currency in the humanities and social sciences and then reimagine it creatively in the contexts that they study. In doing so, they decenter familiar ways of seeing and knowing, offering a new decolonial lens to make sense of the circularities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 35–49.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Asif Siddiqi Through newly accessible archival materials, this essay recovers a particular moment in the birth of the Indian space program when its principal architects sought to leverage US commitment to Indian development to create the technical know-how for an Indian television broadcasting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... then presents a reading of another portion of Kalhaṇa's masterpiece: a key historical case study that contains an implicit, nuanced theory of historical decline with deep roots in the kāvya tradition. Here Kalhaṇa's poetic chronicle presents an elaborate, albeit implicit, reflection on the problem of knowing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Thomas Hendriks thomas.hendriks@kuleuven.be Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Serena Dankwa's work Knowing Women is a rare and precious gift that will undoubtedly reshape the contours of queer African studies. I hope the following can help transmit this gift of queer...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to the question Asad:  Oh, I see, which I’ve lost. I had a copy of it of polemics in a minute) and with denunciations of but I don’t know where it is now. anthropology and denunciations of the West and Bardawil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Grandfathers and Grandsons* M.A. Nuhman Our grandpa had an elephant a tusker. Do you know? If you don’t Take note, mister; for the world knows our grandpa had a very big tusker. He rode his tusker to the Atlantic shore across the Andulasian plain. For eight hundred years...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Duke University Press 2006 Exchange with Audience Leila Ahmed : Well, you’ve left me almost speechless, I did not know I had done all those things. It’s very rich and wonderful, what you have just said, and I am kind of amazed that I really do this. [Laughter] Ilan Stavans...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 35–38.
Published: 01 August 1985
... focuses his attention on the recent arrest of Gandhi, some two months after his own indict- GANDHI ONE OF NO- CHARACTERS ment and arrest on charges of mail fraud, a charge on which he would ultimately be tried and found guilty in June Gandhi, as you know, is one of the noblest characters...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 685–688.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Serena Owusua Dankwa serena.dankwa@anthro.unibe.ch Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 I am very grateful to Aminata Mbaye, Rachel Spronk, and Thomas Hendriks for their insightful and rich responses—and indeed extensions—to my book Knowing Women: Same-Sex Intimacy, Gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 59–61.
Published: 01 August 1990
... inspect their morality. Such a voyeuristic police State awareness of social inequality and oppression. The em- goes against all universally accepted norms of democ- phasis on technical training and know-how without an racy, justice, personal dignity and right to privacy. accompanying stress...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 451–461.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... “Not at all! I didn't tell you about this because I didn't want to worry you. I just wanted to make sure Mr. Hasani knows about the situation,” Ahmad said, referring to the museum director. 1 He continued, “I know who they are. They're men from the local office of the intelligence ministry. They came to me...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 May 1992
... amidst laughter, books in hand, bound for school. Head and hands burdened with rice and flour, you carry their load. The world’s servant, you, earn the world’s lowest wages do you know Sriyawathi what the world owes you? * * * Your dreams that race over wild spaces may...