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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Heritage site? Refugee Heritage challenges the conventional temporality of the refugee camp and highlights the permanent temporality of the camp as well as the fact that after seven decades of existence the camp can no longer be considered just a “transitional site” or a fleeting temporality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Thushara Hewage Hewage’s essay examines the history of emergency rule, which has defined the greater part of Sri Lanka’s postcolonial experience. It suggests that we rethink the conventional constitutional provision of emergency’s necessity in relation to the broader temporality of necessity, which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 551–554.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to become the state. In that case, the restoration is a defense of society, institutions, traditions, and customs from the state. However, restoration is also an expression of a different political orientation of the revolutionary trajectory. The temporality of revolution is mainly future oriented, whereas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is the Muslim subject foregrounded in this book, and what are this Muslim's political and theological commitments? (3) What relations of power are embedded in the elevation of the “Balkans-to-Bengal complex” as the normative temporal-geographic entity? Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 225–229.
Published: 01 August 2020
... justifying exception and ushering its expansion and normalization in steadily more realms of law and life. In so doing, this special section proposes at least three possible avenues of further inquiry, each of which builds on and into the other: First, by virtue of their geographic and temporal scope...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Megan Eaton Robb Abstract Social and cultural historians of South Asia have long called for additional research into the qasbah , or Islamic small town. This essay offers evidence that Bijnor qasbah, through the newspaper Madinah , hosted alternate geographies and temporalities to construct...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 2–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and the relatively discrete channels in which it materialized, which gave this mode of thinking a particular vitality and instability. African-Soviet entanglements unfolded in an expansive and uneven geography that incorporated diverse regions of Africa, the USSR, and beyond. Avoiding the temporal and spatial silos...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 80–90.
Published: 01 May 2022
... (unbeknownst to Defoe), paper, pen, and ink. With these tools Marx's Robinson enacts the theory of value in the time of factory labor and the incomplete abolition of slavery. Al-Bustānī—like Faraḥ Anṭūn forty years later—confronts this unevenly syncopated, up-to-the-minute temporality in Arabic, as imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Re'ee Hagay Abstract This article describes the mourning interwoven into the process of writing Ahuva ‘Ozeri's biography. The nonlinear temporality of the mourning produced by the child mourner from Tel Aviv's Yemenite Quarter is juxtaposed with national representations of Yemeni Jews, constructed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 30–42.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... The possibilities opened at the level of artistic representation by acting on the archive—altering, reenacting, reproducing and relocating it—are central themes in Hochberg’s discussion, as are the related questions about the temporality of the archive, the role of ethnography, and Orientalism, in both limiting...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... from 1758, 1836, and 1845. This article examines how the specific political, temporal, and geographical contexts in which each of these three manuscripts were produced could have resulted in their copyists excising Aurangzeb. This piece also builds on recent studies by Busch and other scholars...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 541–545.
Published: 01 August 2022
... political phenomena of the “Third World Historical,” inhabit temporalities of incompletion, of unsustained dialectics, that require the continuation of political struggle by other means. leechris@lafayette.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 cruel optimism decolonization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 206–220.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Eirini Avramopoulou Abstract This article focuses on the temporal and spatial proximity mediating the lives of those who have been institutionalized in distinctive (albeit similar) ways on the Greek island of Leros, like asylum seekers and the mentally ill—and those working in asylum institutions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 182–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... This essay explores these experiences along with two anomalous cases of visitors who had an altogether different experience of the uncanny including physical ailment. Semerdjian suggests that some who visit spaces where Armenian genocide atrocities were committed a century ago are unsettled temporally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 386–397.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Karen G. Ruffle “The Mistress of Two Worlds” explores the ways that Fatimah al-Zahra's mystical and intercessory powers construct a temporal devotional world for the Shia. of the Deccan in south-central India, projecting individual loyalty to the imams and remembrance of their sacrifices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (1): 106–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...—toward a theory of the “new imperialism,” Powers argues that Black Reconstruction subverts a triumphal narrative of American constitutionalism as exceptionalism by undoing the temporality of legal progressivism that sustains it. Writing against a generation of historians who treated Reconstruction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 245–248.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Palestinian thought and action, and demonstrate how Palestinian claim-making practices temporally exceed the colonial condition and trouble dominant assumptions about ownership, property, and sovereignty. Through granular cases studies rooted in the particularities of time and space, they show how claim...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 December 2023
... is entrenching private ownership in the West Bank and, as land speculation threatens to erode Palestinian control over territory, inciting debate about its limits. Land titling is creating a new political temporality in the ruins of state-building, one that illuminates how legacies of colonial law...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1997
...). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Sewell Jr. William H. 1997 . “Three Temporalities: Toward an Eventful Sociology,” in Terrence J. McDonald (ed.), The Historic Turn in the Human Sciences . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 245 –80. Sheridan , R.B. 1987 . “Eric Williams...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 517–530.
Published: 01 August 2022
...@columbia.edu bouchra.khalili@gmail.com ecz2109@columbia.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 anti-colonialism archive artistic production revolution temporality Revolutions are often accompanied by ideas that presume a sharp delineation between the past, the present...
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