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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 196–205.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Minoo Moallem Abstract This article focuses on the post–Iran-Iraq War representations of the martyr figure, with a close reading of the film Safar be Chazzabeh . The author interrogates the gendered representation of martyrdom and masculinity as central to the narration of the postwar films. She...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to Gilles Dorronsoro for his insightful comments on earlier drafts of the article. The Role of Symbolic Capital in Protest: State- Society Relations and the Destruction of the Halabja Martyrs Monument...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (2): 177–196.
Published: 01 August 2013
...), it contemplates the complex desire of its authors to be simultaneously engaged political subjects and martyrs. The analysis attempts to illuminate the dynamic relationship within the official discourse and that which is reproduced through subjects’ interpretations and practices of shahādat . These interpretations...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 3. Making a key to paradise or to identify the martyrs of the war. Safar be Chazzabeh (dir. Rasool Mollagholipour). More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Ossuary at the Armenian Genocide Memorial inside the Armenian Martyrs Church in Dayr al-Zur before its intentional destruction in an explosion in 2014. Surrounded by Armenian cross-shaped gravestones ( khatchkar ), the ossuary contained bones collected from a mass killing site in Dayr More
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 502–514.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and martyred at the battle of Karbala in 680 CE. The mehndi ceremony, or majlis , is steadfastly observed on 7 Muharram by Hyderabadi Shias in defiance of pressures from the ulema in Iran and Iraq to eliminate practices deemed to be unauthentic and un-Islamic. Drawing on archival and ethnographic data, I argue...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
... relationship in accordance with a martyr's view of self as pertains to his or her actions in the face of God, country, and man under the rubric of some historical and literary events and productions throughout Iranian history is also epmhasized. Duke University Press 2009...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Beverly M. Weber Fereshta Ludin’s struggle to be appointed as a public school teacher while wearing a hijab received massive media attention in Germany, while the xenophobically motivated murder of Marwa el-Sherbini, who was eventually dubbed the “ hijab martyr” internationally, elicited muted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 1. Ossuary at the Armenian Genocide Memorial inside the Armenian Martyrs Church in Dayr al-Zur before its intentional destruction in an explosion in 2014. Surrounded by Armenian cross-shaped gravestones ( khatchkar ), the ossuary contained bones collected from a mass killing site in Dayr...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 30–45.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., the In inclusiveness, this cause. of national because Palestinian the strug- for deceased’s gle the been has only burial the of alike: criteria Jews and Muslims, bodies Christians, of the contain cemeteries martyrs’ Shatila Lebanon, in cemetery andperhapstherestoftheMiddleEast,the other any How- unlike unity. ever...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... the in many for real too woman far grieving probably a grief notes, of a —Field brother, emotion or horrific son the martyred all her with were upon each, she looking of though mother as the on battle each, breaths the of lamenting from sister last corpses the her mutilated focused the then upon a and looked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 371–380.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Military: would be most useful in our economic, cultural, of the prophet. . . . A martyr is a soldier who in  4 7 dies on duty in defending the homeland from the and social wars.” I argue that the content...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 219–220.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., or the Indian Ocean, for instance, may be bounded wisely for a reason, in view of the unlikely companionship of the fourteen collected essays found between the Martyrdom in Islam rified as martyrs, as were people...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 441–454.
Published: 01 December 2021
... people. Following the revolution, the Islamic Republic drew on this metaphor extensively, identifying their military with Imam Husayn and his supporters. Fallen soldiers were said to have engaged in difayih muqaddas , or a “sacred defense,” and were martyred, just as those at the Battle of Karbala...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2012
... to the small child. Their enthusiastic applause and close physical prox- imity to the child. Furthermore, this paternal left behind by a martyred father and frames 298 leader would be given the last name Atatürk, or Mustafa Kemal’s new relation to this fatherless...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 164–171.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Muslims’ efforts to “catch up” and attack has continued to the present day. As with Christians in obtaining modern medical if to drive the point home, he juxtaposes the training, and he lauds these early Muslim medi- old Martyrs’ Cemetery (for Muslims who died cal pioneers for their Islamic service...