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The Israeli-Palestinian Separation Wall and the Assemblage Theory: The Case of the Weekly Rosary at the Icon of Our Lady of the Wall

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In this work I analyse the ethnographic case study of the icon of Our Lady of the Wall as establishing a unique ritual landscape among the cement slabs of the Israeli-Palestinian Wall separating Jerusalem from Bethlehem. Although the Wall has been widely described as a technology of occupation on one side and as a device to ensure security on the other, through Latour’s concept of assemblages I unearth its agency in developing a Christian shrine. Through a decade of weekly recitations of the Rosary along the Wall near Checkpoint 300, the Elizabethan nuns of the Caritas Baby Hospital have been invoking Mary’s help to dismantle the Wall. This weekly ritual represents both political dissent against the bordering action enacted by the Wall, as well as giving visibility to the plea of the Palestinian Christian right to live in this territory in the face of their status as an ethnoreligious minority.

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Changing Work Patterns of the Skolt Sámi

Administration. Research Series in Anthropology . Helsinki: University of Helsinki. Lenstra, Menno. 1998. Saamen Met Rendieren . Nijmegen: Nijmegen University Press. Linkola, Anni and Martti Linkola. 2000. Kolttasaamelaiset. The Skolt Sámi . Kuopio: the Sami Museum. Paine, Robert. 1994. Herds of the Tundra. A Portrait of Saami Reindeer Pastoralism. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Pelto, Pertti J. 1973. The Snowmobile Revolution: Technology and Social Change in the Arctic. Menlo Park, CA: Cummings Publishing Company. Pennanen

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Initiations in the Burmese Ritual Landscape

. Kawanami, Hiroko. 2013. Renunciation and Empowerment of Buddhist Nuns in Myanmar-Burma. Leiden; Boston, MA: Brill. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004245723. Kirichenko, Alexey. 2009. From Thathanadaw to Theravâda Buddhism: Constructions of Religion and Religious Idnetity in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Myanmar. - Casting Faiths. Technology and the Creation of Religion in East and Southeast Asia, edited by Thomas DuBois. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 23-45. Muir, Edward. 1997. Ritual in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge

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Curators With and Without Collections : A Comparative Study of Changes in the Curator’s Work at National Museums in Finland and in the Baltic States

://www.ep.liu.se/ecp_home/index.en.aspx?issue=064 (accessed November 6, 2018). Ross, Max. 2004. Interpreting New Museology. - Museum and Society 2 (2): 84-103. Runnel, Pille and Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, eds. 2014. Democratising the Museum: Reflections on Participatory Technologies. Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-653-03972-6. Simon, Nina. 2010. The Participatory Museum. Santa-Cruz: Museum 2.0. Stoškutė, Neringa. 2017. Tension Between Everyday Practice and the New Museology Theory: A Case of the National Gallery of

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A Prehistory of Hinduism
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The Pain: How Does Anthropology Look at it? Suffering of Body and Mind

: University of Chicago Press. TÖLLE, R. T. – KAUFMANN, T. – SIESSMEIER, T. et al. (1999): Region-Specific Encoding of Sensory and Affective Components of Pain in the Human Brain: A Positron Emission Tomography Correlation Analysis. In: Ann Neurol 45:40-47. TREEDE, R. D. – KENSHALO, D. R. – GRACELY, R. H. – JONES, A. K. (1999): The Cortical Representation of Pain. In: Pain 79, 105–11110.1016/S0304-3959(98)00184-5. VAN HOLLEN, C. (2003): Invoking vali: Painful technologies of modern birth in South India. In: Medical Anthropology Quaterly 17 (1) 49

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Sensing Athletes: Sensory Dimensions of Recreational Endurance Sports

-und-fussball-einwiderspruch?p=all (accessed November 24, 2017). Ehn, Billy. 2011. Doing-it-yourself: Autoethnography of Manual Work. – Ethnologia Europaea 41 (1): 53–63. Elias, Norbert and Eric Dunning. 1984. Sport im Zivilisationsprozess. Studien zur Figurationssoziologie . Münster: LIT. Faust, Friederike and Stefan Heissenberger, eds. 2016. Emotionen im Spiel: Beiträge zu einer Ethnologie des Sports . Berlin: Panama Verlag. Flanagan, Troy. 2009. Alpine Skiing Technology: Faster, Higher, Stronger. – Sports Technology 2: 5–6. Glavac, Monika; Anna-Katharina Höpflinger

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Destiny, Miracle Healers and Magical Intervention: Vernacular Beliefs on Involuntary Childlessness in Estonia

by Lauri Harvilahti, Jyrki Kalliokoski, Urpo Nikanne and Tiina Onikki. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 155–183. Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Tine. 2005. Close Encounters with Infertility and the Procreative Technology. – Managing Uncertainty : Ethnographic Studies of Illness, Risk and the Struggle for Control , edited by Vibeke Steffen, Richard Jenkins and Hanne Jessen. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press; University of Copenhagen, 71–91. Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Tine and Helle Ploug Hansen. 2015. Managing Uncertanties, Gaining Control: The Magic of Foods

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Cultural Identities in Sustaining Religious Communities in the Arctic Region: An Ethnographic Analysis of Religiosity from the Northern Viewpoint

. 2016. The Determinants of Sustainable Entrepreneurship of Immigrants in Lap-land: An Analysis of Theoretical Factors. – Entrepreneur Business and Economic Review 4 (1): 129–159. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15678/EBER.2016.040109 . Zhang, Y.; A. Baral and B. R. Bakshi. 2010. Accounting for Ecosystem Services in Life Cycle Assessment II: Toward an Ecologically Based LCA. – Environmental Science & Technology 44 (7): 2624–2631. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/es900548a . Zoethout, Carla M. 2013. Ritual Slaughter and the Freedom of Religion: Some Reflections on

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