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Turbulences of the Post-2015 European Border Regime
Interaction, Space and Control

9 Introduction: Negotiating Urban Conflicts If city life is understood as a complex composition of strangers among strang- ers, difference, conflict, and compromise are not only—and inevitably— defining features of this particular place. They are also, and have to be, car- ried out in spatial terms based on and tied into a specific politics of space. It is above all in cities that the spatial practices of social actors and institutions —and thus highly divergent spatial politics—come up against one another. Cities have always been arenas of social and

Conflicting Frames of Reference Environmental Changes in Coastal Indonesia CHRISTIAN REICHEL, SOFIE ELENA MARTENS AND ARNE HARMS INTRODUCTION Marine ecosystems worldwide are degrading at a rapid scale as a result of an- thropogenic factors, such as overfishing, increasing pollution, and the impacts of global climate change. In many locations, these factors have caused radical de- clines in targeted fish stocks and shifts in fish size and species composition, sometimes leading to the collapse of coastal and oceanic fisheries (Hughes et al. 2005

Memories in Conflict Remembering the Par tisans, the Second World War and Bleiburg in Croatia Aleksandar Jakir (Split) A newly published book called Anti-Fascist Split (2010) on the anti-fascist struggle in Split, the capital of Dalmatia, states that in a city which then had about 43,000 inhabitants, about “12,500 armed fighters” and Partisans, including 6,150 youths and 1,130 women, fought bravely, and all in all “18,000 citizens actively collaborated in the resistance movement” (cf. preface: XIII). On several hundred pages, the book gives a detailed

2 Conflicts of Timing 2.1 JOEL ZWICK’S MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING Most people know My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) as a Greek-American romantic comedy “about ethnic identity and last-chance romance” (Kehr n. pag.). Set in Chicago, My Big Fat Greek Wedding narrates how 30-year-old Toula Portokalos falls in love with Ian Miller, an American upper middle- class university teacher, who is willing to put up with Toula’s exuberant Greek family and teaches her the value of her cultural heritage. Besides the underlying story of culture clash between

Perspectives across Asia

Labour Conflict and Everyday Violence as “Revolution”? Barcelona, 1919-23 FLORIAN GRAFL 1. INTRODUCTION In 1910, a former Civil Governor of Barcelona, Angel Ossorio, wrote: “Barcelo- na is a place where revolution is always ready to take place“.1 What he was obviously referring to were mainly the events of late July 1909, when a local protest against the unpopular war fought by the Spanish army in Morocco had led to a week of street fighting and incendiarism in Barcelona.2 These struggles, in which about hundred people lost their

283 Sri Lanka – Friedensentwicklung im »Protracted Conflict« »Donor assistance was an integral part of the construction of this fragmented state. Right throughout the post-independence period, donor support was never apolitical.« (Sunil Bastian) Eingangs habe ich meine Entscheidung, Sri Lanka als Fallstudie heraus- zuarbeiten und darzulegen, mit der besonderen Relevanz begründet, die der sri-lankische Konflikt für den Prozess der Verbindung von »Ent- wicklung« und »Sicherheit« hat. Das und in welcher Weise Sri Lanka diese Bedeutung tatsächlich zukommt

5. (Un)fulfilled promises and different conflicts The potentiality of friendships and collectivity is but one aspect when ask- ing further questions about the limits of entrepreneurial promises. Actual- ly, the complex interplay of branding government, self-conduct through processes of identification and new regimes of affective labor control urg- es us to further investigate the precarious effects on young people’s lives. What happens to salesclerks after a period of employment at Visibly Hot? For how long do they stick to the brand’s promises