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Seniors at the Farmers’ Market – The elders as agents of the fair’s spirit – FLORIN DUMITRESCU/ Illustration by Alexandra Cărăvan

Illustration by Alexandra Cărăvan Seniors at the Farmers’ Market – The elders as agents of the fair’s spirit Florin Dumitrescu Abstract The article discusses how older adults act as social intermediaries in Romanian farmers’ markets. The conclusion focuses on the violent effects of the gentrification of farmer’s markets on vulnerable age groups, causing social exclusion. […]

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Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Professional Circus – RUI LEITÃO / Illustration by Patrícia Palma

Illustration by Patrícia Palma Social inclusion of people with disabilities in professional circus Rui Leitão Abstract Inclusion is a topic that is increasingly being debated and transformed. Performing arts are not out of this equation and tend more and more to look at the issue and create new opportunities for those who are often left

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Sexuality and Public Order: Navigating Mononormativity in Contemporary Brazil – PABLO PÉREZ NAVARRO / Illustration by Patrícia Palma

Illustration by Patrícia Palma Sexuality and Public Order: Navigating Mononormativity in Contemporary Brazil Pablo Pérez Navarro Abstract Taking inspiration from the approach of heterosexuality as a political regime, as proposed by lesbian feminism and queer theories, this study starts from the premise that mononormativity (Porto, 2018) permeates the legal apparatus of the state and, simultaneously,

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The Importance of Words in the Everyday Life of the Suburbs of Lisbon – MADALENA GALRINHO / Illustration by Lídia Belchior

Illustration by Lídia Belchior The Importance of Words in the Everyday Life of the Suburbs of Lisbon Madalena Galrinho Abstract Words, in addition to their declarative or descriptive formats, also have a performative character – they do not exclusively serve the purpose of reporting what is done, but also serve to do so.  What is

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The Intimate Relationship between Bureaucratic Violence and Social Inequality with Irregular Immigrants in Portugal: Brazilian Women, Labor Precarity, and Xenophobia – ANA LUIZA MIRANDA / Illustration by Noa M.

Illustration by Noa M The intimate relationship between bureaucratic violence and social inequality with irregular immigrants in Portugal: Brazilian women, labor precarity, and xenophobia Ana Luiza Silva Miranda Abstract This article aims to address the intimate relationship between bureaucratic violence in Portugal against irregular Brazilian immigrants and social inequality. The situation of irregularity limits immigrants’

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Explorations Into Out-Of-Hours Primary Care (OOH-PC) in Romania – SIMONA CIOTLĂUȘ / Illustration by Maks Graur

Illustration by Maks Graur Explorations of Out-of-hours Primary Care (OOH-PC) in Romania Simona Ciotlăuș Abstract Approached from a health policy and system perspective, out-of-hours primary care (OOH-PC) in Romania illustrates the multiple challenges brought about by the neoliberal transformation of healthcare. Ranging from 0 to 32 out-of-hours centres per county, this unequal territorial distribution leads

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Research and Reflections on Far-Right Paramilitaries in Hungary in 2011 – MANUEL MIREANU / Illustration by Maria Hodor

Illustration by Maria Hodor Research and Reflections on Far-Right Paramilitaries in Hungary in 2011 MANUEL MIREANU Abstract This is the story of my (non)-interaction with the Hungarian far-right paramilitary groups, during their ‘war’ against Roma people in countryside Hungary in 2011.[i] Some context first: I began researching the Hungarian far-right in 2009. I had mainly

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Managing Labour Hands: The Lived Experiences of Romanian Migrants in the Dutch Agro-Food Sector – ANDREEA MARIA FERENT / Illustration by Sabrina Dâscă

Illustration by Sabrina Dâscă Managing Labour Hands: The Lived Experiences of Romanian Migrants in the Dutch Agro-Food Sector ANDREEA MARIA FERENT Abstract In this article, I will examine working conditions, vulnerabilities, and social exclusion, experienced by Romanian migrants working in the Agro-Food sector in the Netherlands. Within the agricultural industry, there is a common presence

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On Hate, its Objects, and the Poetics of Sexuality – GEORGE PAUL MEIU / Illustration by Alexandra Hochreiter

Illustration by Alexandra Hochreiter On Hate, its Objects, and the Poetics of Sexuality George Paul Meiu Abstract What is hate? How are the objects formed towards which it is directed? And why do sex and sexuality figure so centrally in defining the essential Otherness of various objects of hate in the contemporary world order? In

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The Homemade Culture Bubble – JEAN-LORIN STERIAN / Illustration by Andrea Nastac

Illustration by Andrea Nastac THE HOMEMADE CULTURE BUBBLE Jean-Lorin Sterian Abstract Starting in 2012, I began to study artistic events taking place in domestic spaces. From the repeated contact between hosts-artists and audience in domestic settings, inclusive social spaces emerge which I call homemade culture bubbles. In this text, I posit that they constitute a subcultural

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