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Introduction: Approaching the Dynamics of Identification and Conflict through the Anthropology of Günther Schlee
John R. Eidson, Echi Christina Gabbert and Markus Virgil Hoehne

Part I: Pastoralists and Others: Identity, Territoriality, History and Politics

Chapter 1. What Do (Pastoralist) Women Want? Warfare, Cowardice and Sexuality in 
Northern Kenya
Bilinda Straight

Chapter 2. Negotiating Complexity in East Africa: Landscape, Territoriality and Identity Among Maa-speakers, North to South
John G. Galaty

Chapter 3. Where Do They Belong and What Belongs to Them? Acceptance of ‘Sedentarizing’ Fulɓe and Rejection of Arab Returnees in Blue Nile State and Sennar State, Sudan
Elhadi Ibrahim Osman and Al-Amin Abu-Manga

Chapter 4. Ethnicity, Identity and Citizenship of Recent Migrant Groups in Ghana
Steve Tonah

Chapter 5. Studying Conflict and Ethnicity Through Performative and Audio-Visual Research Methods: Examples from Cameroon
Michaela Pelican

Part II: Conflict and Identification, Interests and Integration

Chapter 6. The Topography of Terrorism: Between Local Conflicts and Global Jihad
Sophie Roche

Chapter 7. Politics of Belonging and the Litmus Test of Retaliation
Bertram Turner

Chapter 8. Heroes and Identities: Relativism, Myth and Reality
Aleksandar Bošković

Chapter 9. “Košta akwa” – What an Italian Pidgin Poem from Tigray Tells About Self-Image, Resistance and Conflict
Wolbert G.C. Smidt

Chapter 10. Integration Through Conflict: The Proliferation of Mutually Constituted Sacred Narratives in the Process of State (Re-)Formation in Ethiopia
Dereje Feyissa

Chapter 11. ‘A Dimpled Spider, Fat and White’: U.S. Exceptionalism and the Accumulation of Terror
Steve Reyna

Part III: Migration and Exclusion, Displacement and Emplacement

Chapter 12. ‘The Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion’: Günther Schlee’s Commitment to the Max Planck WiMi Initiative (2017-2020)
Marie-Claire Foblets and Zeynep Yanasmayan

Chapter 13. Dilemmas of Identification: The Trader’s Dilemma Among Khorezmians in Tashkent
Rano Turaeva

Chapter 14. Is Migrating a Rational Decision? Motives and Procedures of Qazaq Repatriation
Peter Finke

Chapter 15. Transnational Communities and Shifting Moral Values: Migrants Between the Netherlands and the Moluccas
Keebet von Benda-Beckmann

Chapter 16. Multiscalar Social Relations of Dispossession and Emplacement
Nina Glick Schiller

Epilogue: Emancipatory Cosmopolitanism or Global Neighbourhood?
John R. Eidson, Echi Christina Gabbert, and Markus Virgil Hoehne

Biographic Interview with Günther Schlee
Markus Virgil Hoehne

Afterword: Charisma: Ethnographers and Their Host Societies
Ivo Strecker

To Günther Schlee, with Thanks …
Abdullahi A. Shongolo

Published Works by Günther Schlee
compiled by Viktoria Giehler-Zeng


Dynamics of Identification and Conflict

Anthropological Encounters

Edited by Markus Virgil Hoehne, Echi Christina Gabbert and John R. Eidson

Afterword by Ivo Strecker

413 pages, 16 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-675-7 Hb Published (October 2022)

eISBN 978-1-80073-676-4 eBook