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The Search for Sensuous Geographies of Absence: Indisch Mediation of Loss

Dragojlovic, Ana


This article explores how the descendants of migrants expelled from their originary homeland engage with geographies of loss, and how travel serves as an active process of mediation. My focus is on Indies (Indonesian-Dutch) migrants and their descendants living in the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Drawing on rich ethnographic material I explore how migrants� descendants associate colonial times and ancestral homelands with narrative strategies of exclusion and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania)
DOI: 10.1163/22134379-17004015


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