Hornidge, Anna-Katharina

Area Studies at the Crossroads

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Table of contents

Part I. Area Studies at the Crossroads

1. Introduction: Knowledge Production, Area Studies and the Mobility Turn
Katja Mielke, Anna-Katharina Hornidge

2. The Neoliberal University and Global Immobilities of Theory
Peter A. Jackson

Part II. To Be or Not to Be Is Not the Question. Rethinking Area Studies in Its Own Right

3. Doing Area Studies in the Americas and Beyond: Towards Reciprocal Methodologies and the Decolonization of Knowledge
Olaf Kaltmeier

4. Area Studies @ Southeast Asia: Alternative Areas versus Alternatives to Areas
Christoph Antweiler

5. Between Ignoring and Romanticizing: The Position of Area Studies in Policy Advice
Conrad Schetter

Part III. Knowledge Production after the Mobility Turn

6. Positionality and the Relational Production of Place in the Context of Student Migration to Gilgit, Pakistan
Andreas Benz

7. Red Lines for Uncivilized Trade? Fixity, Mobility and Positionality on Almaty’s Changing Bazaars
Henryk Alff

8. Margins or Center? Konkani Sufis, India and “Arabastan”
Deepra Dandekar

Part IV. From Local Realities to Concepts and Theorizing

9. The Role of Area Studies in Theory Production: A Differentiation of Mid-Range Concepts and the Example of Social Order
Katja Mielke, Andreas Wilde

10. The Production of Knowledge in the Field of Development and Area Studies: From Systems of Ignorance to Mid-Range Concepts for Global Ethnography
Gudrun Lachenmann

11. New Area Studies, Translation and Mid-Range Concepts
Vincent Houben

12. Mid-Range Concepts—The Lego Bricks of Meaning-Making: An Example from Khorezm, Uzbekistan
Anna-Katharina Hornidge

Part V. De-Streamlining Academic Society: Pedagogy and Teaching

13. The Case for Reconceptualizing Southeast Asian Studies
Cynthia Chou

This Area Is [NOT] under Quarantine: Rethinking Southeast/Asia through Studies of the Cinema
Arnika Fuhrmann

15. Teaching to Transgress: Crossroads Perspective and Adventures in (?)-Disciplinarity
Epifania A. Amoo-Adare

Part VI. Anticipating the Future of Area Studies

16. Are Transregional Studies the Future of Area Studies?
Matthias Middell

17. Reflecting the Moving Target of Asia
Heike Holbig

18. Concluding Reflections: The Art of Science Policy for 21st Century Area Studies
Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Katja Mielke

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Comparative Politics, Latin American Politics, Middle Eastern Politics, Asian Politics, Regionalism, Globalization

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