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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 457–473.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-led or Northern-dominated) responses to displacement from Syria. 2 This is not the first time that Palestinian refugees in Baddawi have hosted new refugees, having provided sanctuary to an additional fifteen thousand Palestinians displaced from nearby Nahr el-Bared refugee camp when that camp...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Nadeem Karkabi Dabke is traditional, nonreligious dance music from Greater Syria. In the 1980s, it went through a rapid transition from live into synthesized performance, allowing musicians to experiment with new available sounds that reached global electronic music dance floors. This article...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Seçkin Sertdemir Özdemir; Nil Mutluer; Esra Özyürek Today thousands of academics from Turkey, along with others from Syria, Iran, and Egypt, are deserting their homeland in search of intellectual refuge in Western countries. These exiled academics practice diverse forms of teaching and researching...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... for “authenticity.” Under Bashar al-Assad, Syria went through a “make-over” ( al-Ghazzi 2013 : 589), which included regime use of television entertainment as a political communication tool and a growing consumer society. Mirroring national changes, Assala underwent plastic surgery and vamped up her style to compete...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Syria today, managing to land on both horns of this dilemma, is a good example of the twenty-first-century fate of pan-Arabism. There are alternatives. The Lebanese Shiite Muslim movement, Hezbollah, has attracted...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... In the age of the Arab uprisings, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Yemen are heeding this advice with mixed results. For the United States, the love/fear formula maps onto another dichotomy that informs US foreign policy, namely, a rotation between behaviorism and “rational choice” — an alternation between...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Lavi, Aviv. 1995 . Natbag 2000 [Airport 2000]. Kol Ha`ir , 29 December. Lavi, Moshiq. 1995 . Shloshim devarim shelo yad`atem`al suriah [Thirty things you didn't know about Syria]. Yedi`ot Ah. aronot , 1 December. Lavie, Smadar. 1988 . Sinai for the coffee table:Birds, Bedouins, and desert...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 May 2006
... mission is to aid populations affected by armed conflict and natural disasters but also to appear as the first to defend the victims of oppressive regimes that Washington would like to bring down (from North Korea to Iran, from Syria to Cuba) as well as, more generally, the victims of all...
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Public Culture (2000) 12 (1): 177–204.
Published: 01 January 2000
... European modernities: A montage of the present . London:Routledge. Rogan, Eugene. 1991 . Incorporating the periphery: The Ottoman extension of direct rule over southeastern Syria(TransJordan), 1867–1914 . Ph.D. diss., Harvard University. Şen, Ömer. 1994 . 19 Yüzyğlda Osmanlğ Devletindeki...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in Syria. In “Profiling ‘Money,’” Carlo Rotella describes the jousting match he experienced as a print journalist writing about celebrity boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., whose ability to promote himself compensates both for the public’s waning interest in boxing and for his own limitations as an athlete...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2007
... is an associate professor of political science at the University of Chi- cago. Her publications include Ambiguities of Domination: Politics, Rhetoric, and Symbols in Contemporary Syria (1999) and “Seeing Like a Citizen, Acting Like a State...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2005
... American Male Criminal Stereotype. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. Rose, Peter I., ed. 2004. The Dispossessed: An Anatomy of Exile. Amherst: Uni- versity of Massachusetts Press. Salmandra, Christa. 2004. A New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria. Bloomington: Indiana University...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
... goods smuggling between Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria, they have experi- 8. In 1996 and 2001, about 1.5 million people visited Turkey by air from the Russian Federation, whereas the total .number of visitors from all other former Soviet republics was around 500,000 for both years (DHMI 1997, 2002...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... imported from Syria: Originally, I intended to build two levels over there, so that there would be outdoor seating upstairs. It would be a summer place on the roof, so that people could go up the stairs and sit over there and see everything a little better. But the municipality didn’t want that. We...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 418–432.
Published: 01 September 2017
... not valued. Those old enough voted for Erdoğan for the same reason. His particular policies—EU accession, hostility to the EU, the Kurdish peace process, pitched warfare in the Kurdish southeast, friendship with Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, enmity toward Assad, pro-worker, anti-Labor, anti-Kemalist, pro-Kemalist...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., Jordan, and Syria (referred to or sublimated in Arab parlance and imagination as the Naksa, or temporary setback) to the more recent Operation Iraqi Freedom orchestrated by the so-called Coalition of the Willing against Iraq. In the Arab...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... escaped Gourgouris’s attention). As I pointed out, while totalitarian states (such as China, Syria, the former Soviet Union) abide by the separation of religion and state, they also regularly abrogate religious freedoms. Liberal secular states, while they regulate religious life, must constantly...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
..., a popular sung poetry form hown in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq, performed in colloquial Arabic and ac- companied by the rebabd, a one-stringed bowed lute. These are narrative quatrains sung by elder male bards; their central themes are approach, re- proach, and loss between lovers. As with other...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 265–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
... purchased or as ishtirak microgrids). While there have been plans to extend a regional interconnection within the Middle East, so far, those plans have not materialized (Shen et al. 2018 ). At this point, Lebanon's EDL is connected to neighboring Syria's grid, but electricity does not circulate freely...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 May 1993
... producer of a large number of the films in competition and would have liked to see a Francophone film with the grand prix. The film that took the Tanit dbr, The Night (Mohammed Malass, Syria), is about the loss of Palestine to Israel. It is an epic told from...