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Inhabiting Ocular Ground: Kinshasa's Future in the Light of Congo's Spectral Urban Politics

Anthropology, Theology, and Critical Pedagogy: A Conversation with Jean Comaroff and David Kyuman Kim

Remains: to be Seen. Third Encounter between State and "Customary" in Northern Mozambique

Suicide, Risk, and Investment in the Heart of the African Miracle

Comedians, Pastors, and the Miraculous Agency of Charisma in Ghana

Fathers, Sons, and the State: Discipline and Punishment in a Wolof Hinterland

An Acoustic Register, Tenacious Images, and Congolese Scenes of Rape and Repetition

The City as Barracks: Freetown, Monrovia, and the Organization of Violence in Postcolonial African Cities

Governmentality, Language Ideology, and the Production of Needs in Malagasy Conservation-Development

Displacing Violence: Making Pentecostal Memory in Postwar Sierra Leone

The Funeral and Modernity in Manjaco

Cultural Sovereignty in a Global Art Economy: Egyptian Cultural Policy and the New Western Interest in Art from the Middle East

Third Nature: Making Space and Time in the Great Limpopo Conservation Area

Objects of Love and Decay: Colonial Photographs in a Postcolonial Archive

Engaging Colonial Nostalgia

The Pleasures of Corruption: Desire and Discipline in Ghanaian Political Culture

The Bakassi Boys: Vigilantism, Violence, and Political Imagination in Nigeria

Multipartyism and Nostalgia for the Unified Past: Discourses of Democracy in a Dance Association in Cameroon

Eritrea Goes Global: Reflections on Nationalism in a Transnational Era

Desired Publics, Domestic Government, and Entangled Fears: On the Anthropology of Civil Society, Farm Workers, and White Farmers in Zimbabwe

Notes on Jewish-Muslim Relationships: Revisiting the Vanishing Moroccan Jewish Community

Place Replaced: Colonial Nostalgia and Pied-Noir Pilgrimages to Malta

The Truth of Sorcery

Emotion, Performance, and Temporality in Arab Music: Reflections on Tarab

An Anthropologist's (New?) Dress Code: Some Brief Comments on a Comparative Cosmopolitanism

Of Mimicry and Membership: Africans and the "New World Society"

Thug Realism: Inhabiting Fantasy in Urban Tanzania

From the “Clean Snows of Petawawa”: The Violence of Canadian Peacekeepers in Somalia

Domestic Exceptions: Evans-Pritchard and the Creation of Nuer Patrilineality and Equality

Of Headhunters and Cannibals: Migrancy, Labor, and Consumption in the Mawri Imagination