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Murder in Egypt – another nail in the coffin of independent fieldwork?

Today’s news will send shivers around the spines of all those who try to uphold the value of in-depth, in-country fieldwork as, to use Mark Duffield’s term, an ‘art of being in the world’. On a different level, it is … Continue reading

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Wind turbines and a wink at human rights: Angela Merkel welcomes al-Sisi

Quite unprecedented scenes took place at a German press conference on Wednesday 3 June when Angela Merkel and her foreign visitor, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, appeared in front of the media. Already a first glance at the various media … Continue reading

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