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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...
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 (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 of...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 161–183.
Published: 01 January 2015
... songs, Assala’s popularity prompted the regime to use her songs in official ceremonies, turning them into propaganda hymns. When Bashar rose to the presidency in 2000, Assala sang his praise: “Syria, your people speak with one voice.… O Syria, Bashar is your promising hope and the protector of your...
Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Baathist 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...
Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2007
... 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 (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 127–152.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and noncitizens since 2001. 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...
Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2015
... power against an autocrat’s, as recently happened 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...
Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 271–279.
Published: 01 May 2006
... other organizations whose 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...
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 (1993) 5 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... France was a major 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...
Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 January 2004
... from the Balkans can speak Russian and other Slavic languages. Kurds from border towns have another skill: having engaged in small- scale 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...
Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
... the phonograph. Yester- day I asked my 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...
Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... (this seems to have 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...
Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 418–432.
Published: 01 September 2017
... masculinity photography 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 in attacks in Istanbul, and leftist Kurdish suicide bombers killed security forces and anyone around them in attacks across the...
Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
... preemptive strike against Egypt, 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...
Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
... ( Municipality of Södertälje 2011 ). Informants suggest, however, that the town’s Syriac population is more likely between 25,000 and 30,000, which they base on church records and the addition of many recent arrivals escaping conflicts in Iraq and Syria. 5 Original footage can be seen in the television...
Public Culture (2012) 24 (2 (67)): 239–247.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- Yugoslavia, Sri Lanka, Congo, the Caucasus, Libya, Syria, and elsewhere — have emerged from failures to find viable alternatives to imperial regimes, after 1918, after 1945, and after 1989. States created on the terrain of former colonies have not achieved many of the goals hoped for at the time of...