"Nothing Is Expensive, Everything Cheap, Nothing Explosive!"

Christine Moderbacher
2020 Migration and Society  
More than a year aft er the Brussels district Molenbeek came to international attention as "ISIS's European capital," an unplanned encounter during a visit at my former field site leads to a conversation about the struggles and concerns that people are facing in this much-talked-about place. The discussion on a small restaurant terrace wanders off into disappointments and adjustments during research and life and is marked by a shared feeling of uncertainty that mirrors the atmosphere of a city
more » ... hat has seldom been portrayed beyond ephemeral media descriptions.
doi:10.3167/arms.2020.030127 fatcat:km6p5tz3efdo3lkfm3lwcqpdia