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In Chile, K-pop dance groups are wildly popular
On the weekends, the streets of the financial district in Santiago de Chile typically lie deserted, and...
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On Diversity, Gentrification, and Belonging in Athens’s New Hipster Neighborhood
The neighborhood of Kypseli is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. That’s partly thanks to...
An indigenous festival in the Sibundoy valley.
Cultural Pluralism and the Indigenous People of the Sibundoy Valley
I spent three months conducting anthropological research in the Sibundoy Valley, a verdant basin nestled...
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Preserving a Rare Language in an Alien Land
Wearing a white pheran — a long woolen cloak — and holding behind it a hot coal earthen pot known as...
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One Woman Blends Modernity and Tradition in Kazakh Design
I sat down to speak with Nissa Kinzhalina, a 31-year-old Kazakh furniture designer based in Almaty, Kazakhstan....
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Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kyrgyzstan Fear Russia’s Extremism Law
In 2017, Russia outlawed the Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Christian denomination founded in the United...
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Iran’s Ahwazi and Systemic Oppression
This interview was originally published on January 23, 2022, in Lazo Magazine’s weekly newsletter....
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The Roma Want Reparations Following Decades of Racism in Europe
Roma boys in Šutka, a neighborhood in North Macedonia’s capital Skopje. Šutka is known as the cultural...