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La page de Ming-Hui HUANG

PhD candidate in the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Sheffield (the UK).

Dilemma of Distinction : Making Inorodets an Inseparable ‘Us’

The definition of inorodtsy(1) evolved over the course of the nineteenth century along with Russia’s eastward expansion and encounter with native peoples including Finno-Ugric, Samoedic, Turkic, Tungusic, Mongolian and Palosiberian language groups. As far as the Russian state was concerned, an inorodets, a person ‘of other origin’ (ino = other, rod = birth, origin), was generally supposed to become more like a Russian who in fact, associated inorodets with a referent who is a ‘congenital and (...)

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A propos de "Les usages politiques du corps". Université d’été du 25 au 30 aout 2014 en Albanie.
New ethnic identifications are not created out of nowhere nor are they natural appearances of historic roots but usually follow a certain strategy which fulfills certain needs. One of the needs can be the avoidance of racist stereotypes. This is the case with Egyptians and Ashkali who try to (...)
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