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    Book Review: Disappearing War: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cinema and Erasure in the Post-9/11 World edited by Christina Hellmich and Lisa Purse

Book Review: Disappearing War: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cinema and Erasure in the Post-9/11 World edited by Christina Hellmich and Lisa Purse

In Disappearing War: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cinema and Erasure in the Post-9/11 World, editors Christina Hellmich and Lisa Purse […]

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    Book Review: Arab National Media and Political Change: Recording the Transition by Fatima El-Issawi

Book Review: Arab National Media and Political Change: Recording the Transition by Fatima El-Issawi

In Arab National Media and Political Change: Recording the Transition, Fatima El-Issawi examines the role of traditional media, including […]

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    Book Review: Gender and the Great War edited by Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor

Book Review: Gender and the Great War edited by Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor

In Gender and the Great War, editors Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor offer a new collection exploring […]

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    Book Review: Ties That Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in South Africa edited by Shannon Walsh and Jon Soske

Book Review: Ties That Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in South Africa edited by Shannon Walsh and Jon Soske

In Ties That Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in South Africa, editors Shannon Walsh and Jon Soske […]

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    Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

In Rebel Law: Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict, Frank Ledwidge explores the role of courts and law […]

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    Book Review: Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait by Attiya Ahmad

Book Review: Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait by Attiya Ahmad

In Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait, Attiya Ahmad explores experiences of conversion […]

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    Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

In Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico, Prakash Kashwan contributes to […]

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    Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Image Credit: Indigenous Graduate Reception, February 2017, University of the Fraser Valley (University of the Fraser Valley CC BY […]

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    Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp offers a collection of individual testimonies written by a […]

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    Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

In Migration, Ethics and Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics, Dan Bulley offers a study of the ethics […]

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    Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

In The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide, Geneive Abdo argues that growing tensions […]

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    Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

In Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad, Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and […]

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    Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

In Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System, Alexander Betts and Paul Collier set out to offer solutions to the […]

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    Book Review: The Great Regression edited by Heinrich Geiselberger

Book Review: The Great Regression edited by Heinrich Geiselberger

How do we make sense of the dramatic political changes of recent months? In The Great Regression, editor Heinrich […]

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    Book Review: Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil

Book Review: Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil

In Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group, Sam Bardaouil provides the first comprehensive account of […]

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