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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 487–497.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Manijeh Nasrabadi This article brings Iranian American return narratives into dialogue with reinterpretations of Freud’s analysis of melancholia in the works of Judith Butler, Jonathan Flatley, David Kazanjian, David Eng, and Shinhee Ham, among others. By refusing to relinquish Iran as a physical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of secularism, with the goal of establishing a more effective counterhegemony to the clerical state. Duke University Press 2011 Retreat and Return of the Secular in Iran Saeed Rahnema bout a century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 August 1996
... Sciences (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). After Area Studies: A Return to a Transnational Africa?* William G. Martin 1. The Futures of Area and African Studies which places in jeopardy the foundations of area How will the worlds beyond the borders...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arash Davari This essay considers the overlap between ʿAli Shari’ati’s ethical reflections and his discussion of insurrectionary violence. Davari argues that the earlier lectures discussing bāzgasht be khishtan (a return to self) formed the conceptual foundation for his advocacy of shahādat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Winfred . The Impossibility of Religious Freedom . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2005 . Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 future return remains Pakistan Asia Bibi has been acquitted,” a Pakistani student remarked to me as I sat eating lunch...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 195–213.
Published: 01 May 2012
... into voluntary exile in Europe and does not return until 1923, having in the meantime led the Berlin National Committee of Iranian intellectuals against the Anglo-Russian intervention in their country. The second phase of Taqizadeh’s life — beginning with his membership of the fifth Majlis in 1923 and ending...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Sahrawi refugee camps and “returns” to Morocco, the ‘a'id has been associated with betrayal and opportunism since emerging as a subject position near the end of armed conflict in the late 1980s. As the significance of this subject position has changed, the article considers how the ‘a'id illustrates...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and encounters with German scholars during the First World War and in Weimar Germany until the brothers' return to India. Taking into consideration the asymmetries at play, the article looks at the motivations for the interest in knowledge exchange on the German and on the Indian sides, which changed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
... returns to a South African metaphor—Thabo Mbeki's “two economies” thesis—focused on the problem of poverty, its causes, and the governmental approach to combating it. This discussion shows how the work of Partha Chatterjee helps us understand the governmental problems Mbeki's representations reframe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 489–504.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Noaman G. Ali; Shozab Raza Abstract How can Marxism, a theory and practice that emerged from the European experience, speak to contexts outside that experience? Recent scholarship has returned to the moment of the 1960s and 1970s to examine how political movements in the global South that embraced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 221–236.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of overlapping desires, experiences, and expectations connected to histories of migration, settlement, and return, as well as attitudes toward death and beliefs about the afterlife. Consequently, the corpse offers a compelling window into the transnational afterlives of migration and empire. obalkan1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
...' historical settings, the deposition of the shah and the Islamic revolution in Iran in the first and the Iran-Iraq war and the exile of the protagonist in Europe in the second, the losses are portrayed through intergenerational stories, cultural exile, and the difficulties of return, as well as the direct...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as a point of departure—and eternal return—the argument presented here is twofold. First, it is highly problematic to conceptualize cross-cultural contact in the premodern period not just in terms of the modern geopolitics of nationalism—which is fairly obvious—but also in terms of a history of ideas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 282–295.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp Many Arab immigrants came to the Americas—the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina (to name only a few countries)—primarily with the intent to make money quickly and return home. Their enduring presence, however, is marked by ambiguous categorizations of Arabs...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 343–354.
Published: 01 August 2011
... with the indigenous Indonesians. After the Japanese capitulation they were forced to side with either the new Indonesian republic or the returning Dutch administration. In both periods all kinds of new relationships came into being, both transient and lasting, and often mutually contradictory. World War II as well...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... utopian project. In Har Dayal’s hands, however, such a project requires a doubling back of history; a political project that torques the present back onto its impossible pasts. Hints for Self-Culture does this in two significant moves, in ways that the bulk of this essay explores. First, Har Dayal returns...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for a return to the principles of the “golden age” of Islam and a revitalization of pre-modern intra-Asian relations as the surest path to modern “progress.” While this body of thought and sentiment had little in common with modern nationalism, elements of it were nevertheless soon co-opted by the nascent...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the Crowd ) by Iranian intellectual Jalal al-e Ahmad. Malcolm X’s famous autobiography was published in 1965, just a few months after both he and Al-e Ahmad had returned to Iran from the hajj trip that is narrated in the 1966 Khasi Dar Mighat . Nikpour argues that these hajj texts signal a new political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 405–417.
Published: 01 August 2014
... into what Michel Foucault termed the “modern episteme.” This is also the period when Egyptian scholar al-Ṭahṭāwī spent about five years in Paris as the spiritual guide of a mission of students sent by the Ottoman governor Meḥmed ʿAlī to train in the new sciences, before returning to Egypt to play a central...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 549–555.
Published: 01 December 2014
... a slight decentering of India in order to contemplate a rebalanced Indian Ocean as narrated from the peninsular Middle East outward. As a result, the points of departure and return suggested here move along a more heterogeneous set of oceanic axes running from Mecca to Calcutta, Singapore to Jidda...