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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. 2016 humanitarianism Palestinians refugees Syria visibility As you walk on the trace Of those who left before you, While the moon is faint in the sky, Say to yourself, if you can: Absence is the trace...
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...
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...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... in the Syrian uprising since March 2011, a politics of celebrity is explored that pits the body of the star against the body of the sovereign, at the nexus of revolution, transnationalism, and circulation across media. 2015 Arab uprisings body celebrity spectacle Syria media This essay grapples...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
.../08992363-2008-033 Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 377 Public Culture which was coercive if it had content or stagnant and kitsch if it did not.2 Baathist Syria today, managing to land on both horns...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... centuries. The essays that follow turn our attention to sites ranging from Syria to Silicon Valley, the Museum of Modern Art to karaoke bars, reality television to Instagram to ask how new digital media platforms have changed celebrity—and how they haven’t. Celebrity and fandom have existed since...
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...
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...
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...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., the main entrance to the Ronna neighborhood, into a multifunctional space. It would include not only the Roros restaurant but also a children’s play area, a rooftop terrace, picnic tables, and special lighting already imported from Syria: Originally, I intended to build two levels over there, so...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 418–432.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and then a dense varoş —a pejorative term for a low-income outer-city residential area, similar to the French banlieue —housing migrants from rural Anatolia. There was a lot of political violence in Turkey in 2016. Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suicide bombers killed tourists and anyone around them...
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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...
Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
... students if anyone had ever heard Iraqi music. None had. So we listened together to some ataba, 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...
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...
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...
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...