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Unintended Securitization

Military, Medical, and Political-Security Discourses in the Humanitarian Treatment of Syrian Casualties in Israel

Hedva Eyal and Limor Samimian-Darash

use of firearms by aid workers to establish a boundary between aid organizations and military forces ( Solovey 2001 )—to prevent the creation of a shared configuration of security and humanitarian medicine in conflict and war zones ( Price 2014

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

The study of digitalized memory in the social sciences is still budding. In peace and conflict studies it is unusual. Much of the research on digitalized memory of war and conflict is performed by researchers in other disciplines and tends to focus

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Chen Bram

This article describes the new “field” of Sufi ideas and practices in Israeli Jewish society and analyzes the mutual relations between new Western Sufi influences and traditional Sufi orders of the Middle East. It focuses on the role of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in this evolving field. While the current rise of interest in spirituality is often described as emphasizing an apolitical approach, the evolving Sufi field in Israel is an example of a field that cannot detach itself from the overarching conflict. Moreover, efforts are made by some of the actors in this field to present Sufism as representing a different Islam and, hence, as a potential bridge between the rival parties. These approaches, as this article shows, have their own complexities and influences on the emerging Sufi field in Israel.

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

Security Work in Rio de Janeiro .” Conflict and Society: Advances in Research 3 : 60 – 72 . . Lessing , Benjamin . 2015 . “ Logics of Violence in Criminal War .” Journal of Conflict

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Iver B. Neumann

… I sense the world as a continuous struggle, as an enormous, gigantic conflict, in which thousands of other conflicts are embedded. ( Literaturnaya gazeta , 2 September 1992) Prokhanov’s solution for Russia was to impose “authoritarianism, which will

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Racialized Governance

The Production and Destruction of Secure Spaces in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Alexandre Magalhães

, Erika . 2017 . “ Guarding the Body: Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro .” Conflict and Society: Advances in Research 3 : 60 – 72 . . Rolnik , Raquel . 2015 . Guerra dos lugares: A colonização da

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

live in the shadows of the housing market. This article highlights the multiple and conflicting bureaucratic articulations that are simultaneously enacted by a range of state and nonstate actors. As migrants seek out work contracts, wait in line to

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Erin R. Eldridge

can’t take a chance on their health…. TVA says it’s all good and other people say it’s not. Who are you supposed to believe? I don’t know if you can trust anybody. ( Eldridge 2013: 124 ) Skepticism and conflicting discourses, as Gregory Button (2010

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

This article explores how a group of state employees, mainly social workers and police officers, assess threats and seek to cope with a variety of conflicting interests in their efforts to counter violent extremism (CVE) in Denmark’s second city

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

The Politics/People Dichotomy in the Ethnography of Post-Yugoslav Nationalization

Stef Jansen

nationalist population engineering. The Ljubićs had their own experiences of war in Central Bosnia, where the main military conflicts had pitted the Croatian Defense Council (HVO) against the Army of the Republic BiH (ARBiH), here strongly Bosniak