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‘Protests Butter No Parsnips’: Lord Beveridge and the Rescue of Refugee Academics from Europe, 1933–1938

David Zimmerman

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines in detail the central role of Lord Beveridge in establishing the Academic Assistance Council, in a context of economic depression, social and political turmoil, and pervasive ... More


Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Concepts and Issues

RAIMO VÄYRYNEN

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the concepts and issues related to the so-called complex humanitarian emergencies. It explains that complex humanitarian emergencies are the ultimate manifestation of the ... More


Stabilization Programmes, Social Costs, Violence, and Humanitarian Emergencies

CHRISTIAN MORRISSON

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines stabilization programmes and social costs associated with humanitarian emergencies. It analyses the direct impacts of a stabilization programme and its indirect effects as they ... More


‘A State of Law and Order or of Robbery?’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inquiry into the Mishap and the increasing political turmoil that accompanied it in Israel and abroad revealed the extent to which relations among the senior echelons of Israel's defence ... More


Blum Brings Michel Fokine into the Fold

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter recounts the progress of Blum’s new company, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, with Michel Fokine, one of the greatest proponents of modern ballet as its master choreographer, along with many ... More


Shattered Transition: The Reordering of Kyrgyz Society

Mathijs Pelkmans

in Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705137
eISBN:
9781501708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705137.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines shifts in Kyrgyzstan's ideological landscape. It considers public events that are suggestive of the rhythms of Kyrgyz political life, and the issues that fueled collective ... More


Introduction: Ideational Power in Times of Turmoil

Mathijs Pelkmans

in Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705137
eISBN:
9781501708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705137.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines ideational power by focusing on the energy and momentum that are built into “flashes of conviction.” The discussion centers on the affective dimension of collective ideas and on ... More


Weary of the world

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter recounts Knox's final years as political turmoil continued to take a toll on his physical and mental outlook. For years he had been talking about his weariness and death as bringing a ... More


1917

Elizabeth Kendall

in Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199959341
eISBN:
9780199346028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter describes the events surrounding the Russian Revolution along with its aftermath. It details how the ongoing political turmoil disrupted life in the city and classes at the Imperial ... More


Aimlessness

Chris Andrews

in Roberto Bolaño's Fiction: An Expanding Universe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168069
eISBN:
9780231537537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168069.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores how Bolaño’s characters experience their selves in time. Typically, the more sympathetic characters are little inclined to fashion selves through storytelling or to live their ... More


Prison and Family

Mushirul Hasan

in When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter is devoted to Jawaharlal Nehru’s relationship with the men and women who mattered most to him. Jawaharlal Nehru received from his kith and kin what he valued most—ethics and patriotic ... More


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