A Funny Thing Happened at the Shaolin Temple. . .

A Funny Thing Happened at the Shaolin Temple. . .

Lauren Miller Griffith (Texas Tech U)
How a tourist kept pace with the martial arts experts. It is a fairly standard trick-of-the-trade. A group of highly trained athletes and ar
Argentine Rugby Gets Professional

Argentine Rugby Gets Professional

Daniel Guinness (U Amsterdam)
Sebastián Fuentes (U Amsterdam and CONICET/FLACSO)
How Maradona’s support for the Pumas signals a change in the culture of Argentine rugby. Footage of Diego Maradona, the globally famous Ar
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Wrestling with Uncertainty in Dakar’s Banlieue

Wrestling with Uncertainty in Dakar’s Banlieue

Mark Hann (U Amsterdam)
Dakar’s aspiring wrestlers forge entrepreneurial career paths in an uncertain local economy. In the Senegalese capital of Dakar, the tradi
Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport

Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport

Perry Sherouse (Brown University)
How weightlifting involves relations between tools and bodies.   Anthropological writing on sport often describes how political, econom
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New York City’s “First” Mosque

New York City’s “First” Mosque

Huma Mohibullah (U British Columbia)
Muslims in the US are non-assimilationist outsiders. So goes a reigning ideology, which was galvanized after the September 11, 2001 terroris
Soccer, Kinship and Migration Dreams in Cameroon

Soccer, Kinship and Migration Dreams in Cameroon

Uroš Kovač (U Amsterdam)
For young men in Cameroon, international soccer dreams and family relations are closely connected.   From the first morning sunlight, a
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Sporting Change in Spain

Sporting Change in Spain

Tracy L. Samperio (Ashford U and Colorado Technical U)
The Morisco Games celebrate Spain’s Islamic past through sporting competition in the present. The King of Granada conquered Purchena, wher
“Don’t Think About the Crisis, Work!”

“Don’t Think About the Crisis, Work!”

Rosana Pinheiro-Machado (U Oxford)
Rage, Crisis, and the Informal Economy in Brazil   The foundation of Brazilian modernity has emerged from an unresolved contradiction. The
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A Funny Thing Happened at the Shaolin Temple. . .

A Funny Thing Happened at the Shaolin Temple. . .

Lauren Miller Griffith (Texas Tech U)
How a tourist kept pace with the martial arts experts. It is a fairly standard trick-of-the-trade. A group of highly trained athletes and ar
Argentine Rugby Gets Professional

Argentine Rugby Gets Professional

Daniel Guinness (U Amsterdam)
Sebastián Fuentes (U Amsterdam and CONICET/FLACSO)
How Maradona’s support for the Pumas signals a change in the culture of Argentine rugby. Footage of Diego Maradona, the globally famous Ar
-
Wrestling with Uncertainty in Dakar’s Banlieue

Wrestling with Uncertainty in Dakar’s Banlieue

Mark Hann (U Amsterdam)
Dakar’s aspiring wrestlers forge entrepreneurial career paths in an uncertain local economy. In the Senegalese capital of Dakar, the tradi
Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport

Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport

Perry Sherouse (Brown University)
How weightlifting involves relations between tools and bodies.   Anthropological writing on sport often describes how political, econom
-
New York City’s “First” Mosque

New York City’s “First” Mosque

Huma Mohibullah (U British Columbia)
Muslims in the US are non-assimilationist outsiders. So goes a reigning ideology, which was galvanized after the September 11, 2001 terroris
Soccer, Kinship and Migration Dreams in Cameroon

Soccer, Kinship and Migration Dreams in Cameroon

Uroš Kovač (U Amsterdam)
For young men in Cameroon, international soccer dreams and family relations are closely connected.   From the first morning sunlight, a
-
Sporting Change in Spain

Sporting Change in Spain

Tracy L. Samperio (Ashford U and Colorado Technical U)
The Morisco Games celebrate Spain’s Islamic past through sporting competition in the present. The King of Granada conquered Purchena, wher
“Don’t Think About the Crisis, Work!”

“Don’t Think About the Crisis, Work!”

Rosana Pinheiro-Machado (U Oxford)
Rage, Crisis, and the Informal Economy in Brazil   The foundation of Brazilian modernity has emerged from an unresolved contradiction. The
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