Articulating Journeys: Festivals, Memorials, and Homecomings
Tom Selwyn, SOAS University of London
Nicola Frost, University of Exeter
The landscape of contemporary mobility stresses ideas of home, return, commemoration and celebration. Groups seek to mark changing elements of historical and cultural importance through architecture, narrative and festivity. Migrants and their descendants frequently travel between 'homes', reinventing and reshaping as they go. Such events can themselves attract travellers and pilgrims with their own stories to tell. Engaging with more substantive ethnographic features and linking back to classical anthropological and philosophical concerns, this series contributes to a new understanding of the Other encountered away from home but also of the Self and home.
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Travelling Towards Home
Mobilities and Homemaking
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