Book Section2023-09-19
A series of creative non-fiction short stories based on ethnographic interviews and participant observation in Iraq from 2014–2022, Kali Rubaii’s reflection asks: what is a toxic affect? In these stories, war-torn ecologies are packed with living and non-living beings that emerge in the floor of a mosque, in a graveyard, from a pillow, a toilet, and construction sites in Iraq.
Keywords: Iraq; Living and non-living beings; Occupation; Toxic affect; War
Title
Note the Ghosts
Subtitle
Among the More-than-Living in Iraq
Author(s)
Kali Rubaii
Identifier
Description
A series of creative non-fiction short stories based on ethnographic interviews and participant observation in Iraq from 2014–2022, Kali Rubaii’s reflection asks: what is a toxic affect? In these stories, war-torn ecologies are packed with living and non-living beings that emerge in the floor of a mosque, in a graveyard, from a pillow, a toilet, and construction sites in Iraq.
Is Part Of
Place
Berlin
Publisher
ICI Berlin Press
Date
19 September 2023
Subject
Iraq
Living and non-living beings
Occupation
Toxic affect
War
Rights
© by the author(s)
Except for images or otherwise noted, this publication is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Language
en-GB
page start
85
page end
103
Source
War-torn Ecologies, An-Archic Fragments: Reflections from the Middle East, ed. by Umut Yıldırım, Cultural Inquiry, 27 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2023), pp. 85–103

References

Cite as: Kali Rubaii, ‘Note the Ghosts: Among the More-than-Living in Iraq’, in War-torn Ecologies, An-Archic Fragments: Reflections from the Middle East, ed. by Umut Yıldırım, Cultural Inquiry, 27 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2023), pp. 85-103 <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-27_4>