Diaspora and Memory: Figures of Displacement in Contemporary by Marie-Aude Baronian, Stephan Besser, Yolande Jansen (Eds.)

By Marie-Aude Baronian, Stephan Besser, Yolande Jansen (Eds.)

Reports of migration and dwelling-in-displacement impinge upon the lives of an ever expanding variety of humans around the globe, with company category convenience yet extra usually with unrelenting violence. because the early Nineteen Nineties, the political and cultural realities of world migration have ended in a transforming into curiosity within the diverse varieties of diasporic lifestyles and identities. The articles during this e-book don't concentrate on the 'external' obstacles of diaspora - what's diasporic and what's now not? - yet on one among its most crucial 'internal' obstacles, that's indicated by way of the second one time period within the name of this booklet: reminiscence. it isn't unintentionally that the 'right' to recollect, the 'responsibility' to keep in mind, are principal problems with the debates in diasporic groups and their relation to their cultural and political atmosphere. The relation of diaspora and reminiscence includes very important severe and perhaps even subversive potentials. reminiscence can go beyond the territorial good judgment of dispersal and go back, and come to be a competing resource of diasporic id. The articles during this quantity discover how, formed by way of the obligations of testimony in addition to by way of the normalizing forces of amnesia and forgetting and political pursuits, reminiscence is a performative, figurative procedure instead of a safe house of id. Contents Marie-Aude BARONIAN, Stephan BESSER and Yolande JANSEN: advent I Carol BARDENSTEIN: Figures of Diasporic Cultural creation: a few Entries from the Palestinian Lexicon Anette HOFFMANN: evaluating to Make particular: Diasporic Articulations of the Herero groups in Namibia Elif BABUL: domestic or Away? at the Connotations of place of origin Imaginaries in Imbros Melissa BILAL: eager for domestic at domestic: Armenians in Istanbul Esther PEEREN: during the Lens of the Chronotope: feedback for a Spatio-Temporal standpoint on Diaspora II Andreas HUYSSEN: Diaspora and kingdom: Migration into different Pasts Pascale R. BOS: followed reminiscence: The Holocaust, Postmemory, and Jewish Identi

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Current residents of the island, who are mostly small-scale trades people or house pension owners, appear to be quite pleased about the presence of those rich tourists. Returning Rums are also aware of this situation, which is one of the reasons they now feel safe about coming back to Imbros. They are aware that being able to spend money enables them to show presence on Imbros, that they are welcomed as people with money who are also now “the regulars” but no longer “the owners” of the island. On the other hand, things do not run equally smooth for them in the land registry office.

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