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Place is usually considered the backdrop for motion—the ‘where’ that people move to or from. Yet contemporary processes of migration and circulation produce increasingly porous and even mobile places. Mobility offers us new ways to perceive distance—in time, space, society and culture—through...
In newly independent East Timor, land tenure and land rights are pressing issues. In a recent volume on Land Claims in East Timor, Daniel Fitzpatrick argues that ‘cosmological world views’ cannot be ignored in constructing a new system of land administration. While previous regimes may have...
The issue of personal and family connections to traditional homelands has been the subject of considerable attention—and dispute—in Australia's ‘native title era’. This paper examines contemporary Indigenous connections to country in Central Cape York Peninsula and, in particular, the affective...
The Cham Muslims of the Mekong delta address the problems and opportunities of Vietnam's liberal reform era with strategies of trade and mobility. This paper situates Cham trading activities in an ongoing history of movement and examines the spatial and cultural singularities of Cham economic...
Territory cults in southern Lao PDR exemplify the importance of ritual for the production of locality in an era of mobility. Here, the idea of village expressed in ritual incorporates scattered members who have ties of history and affection to village households—a view of residency that is...
As migration and mobility produce new subject positions, they transform and extend locality and create both new subjective experiences of place and new subjectivities. This paper explores the culture of circulation that emerges between a migrant sending village in the Philippines and Hong Kong,...
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