Vol. 16(1) (May 2021)

Front Cover + Colophon + Table of Contents


Thematic section

Nomadic identities, archipelagic movements, and island diasporas (Editor: May Joseph)

Nomadic identities, archipelagic movements, and island diasporas — May Joseph

Notes on an archipelagic ethnography: Ships, seas, and islands of relation in the Indian Ocean — Nidhi Mahajan

Islander migrations and the oceans: From hopes to fears? — Ilan Kelman & Robert Stojanov

Shared routes of mammalian kinship: Race and migration in Long Island whaling diasporas — Ayasha Guerin

Lowland islands at the water-land nexus in Lixiahe, China: A boundary approach — Dongxue Lei

Island as urban artifact/archipelago as urban model — Brian McGrath

Island-raised but foreign-made: Lived experiences, transnational relationships, and expressions of womanhood among Cape Verdean migrant women in Greater Lisbon — Kaian Lam

Disrupted identities and forced nomads: A post-disaster legacy of neocolonialism in the island of Barbuda, Lesser Antilles — Sophia Perdikaris, Rebecca Boger, Edith Gonzalez, Emira Ibrahimpašić, & Jennifer D. Adams

Movement from emerging economies to small island states: motivations of Nigerian educational tourists in North Cyprus — Cahit Ezel & Huseyin Arasli

Future past I am a coolie-al…and I reside as an invisible island inside the ocean: Tidalectics, transoceanic crossings, coolitude and a Tamil identity — Yaso Nadarajah

‘St Helena, an island between’: Multiple migrations, small island resilience, and survival — Charlotte Parker

Teehuteatuaonoa aka ‘Jenny’, the most traveled woman on the Bounty: Chronicling female agency and island movements with Google Earth — Donald Patrick Albert


Periodic section

Anthropocene islands (Editors: Jonathan Pugh & David Chandler)

Islands and the rise of correlational epistemology in the Anthropocene: Rethinking the trope of the ‘canary in the coalmine’ — David Chandler & Jonathan Pugh

Embodying the Anthropocene: Embattled crustaceans, extractivism, and eco-tourism on Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) — Philip Hayward


Other scholarly papers

Tourism imaginaries and the selective perception of visitors: Postcolonial heritage in Con Dao Islands, Vietnam — Thi Kim Phung Dang

Seapower, geostrategic relations, and islandness: The World War II Destroyers for Bases deal — Colin Flint

Marine biodiversity of a pristine coral reef in French Polynesia — David Lecchini, Frédéric Bertucci, Lily Fogg, Camille Gache, Pascal Ung, Yann Lacube, Cecile Berthe, Viliame Waqalevu, Alain Siu, & Tamatoa Bambridge

Critiquing ‘islandness’ as immunity to COVID-19: A case exploration of the Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique archipelago in the Caribbean region — John N. Telesford

The impeded archipelago of Corsica and Sardinia — Marcel A. Farinelli

Electoral politics, party performance, and governance in Greenland: Parties, personalities, and cleavages in an autonomous subnational island jurisdiction — Yi Zhang, Xinyuan Wei, & Adam Grydehøj

Measuring accessibility and island development in Ambon City — Andiah Nurhaeny, Miming Miharja, Pradono, & Puspita Dirgahayani 


Book reviews

Pacific realities: Changing perspectives on resilience and resistance by Laurent Dousset & Mélissa Nayral (Eds.) (reviewer: Dominik Schieder)

A power in the world: The Hawaiian Kingdom in Oceania by Lorenz Gonschor (reviewer: H. E. Chehabi)

God is Samoan: Dialogues between culture and theology in the Pacific by Matt Tomlinson (reviewer: Moritz Pöllath)

Waves of knowing: A seascape epistemology by Karin Amimoto Ingersoll (reviewer: Elena Burgos Martinez)

The Medieval cultures of the Irish Sea and the North Sea: Manannán and his Neighbors by Charles W. MacQuarrie & Joseph Falaky Nagy (Eds.) (reviewer: Thomas Morcom)


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