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On Grounding ‘Margins’ and ‘Marginals’: With Brief Visits to the Bennachie Colony (Scotland) and New Iceland (Canada) (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jeff Oliver. Agusta Edwald.

Marginality is a perennial trope within the literature of settler societies. This paper is concerned with how people, past and present, become caught up with labels of ‘marginality’, among other forms of ‘identity history’. The theory is grounded in what are potentially conflicting ideas: one that places emphasis on fluidity and change, the other which takes a firm materialist stand. The apparent impasse is resolved by clearly identifying contexts—both material and historical—where temporary...

The Outskirts of the City: Swedish Roma life narratives and camp sites – Co-creative approaches to excavating a hidden cultural heritage (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jonas Nordin.

During most of the 20th century the Swedish Roma people were forced to be constantly travelling, and usually not being allowed to settle down within a municipality for more than a few weeks at a time. This changed in the mid 1960’s when the Swedish state made sure housing was found for the last members of the group still living in camps. The project "At the outskirts of the city – Swedish Roma life narratives and camp sites from the 20th Century," is based on interaction and cooperation between...

Working on the Edge, Dealing with the Core: Emic and Etic perspectives on Island Heritage (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Katherine E Shakour. Ian Kuijt.

Heritage is a relative concept. Perceptions of the value and importance of heritage, both tangible and intangible, is fluid, changing and contextually dependent. Stakeholders have various views on definitions of the past, the cultural and historical relevance of people places and objects, and the extent to which this should be shared when creating multivocal histories. Research on Inishark and Inishbofin, Co. Galway, Ireland, two islands five miles into the Atlantic Ocean, explain the...