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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

ensuing coup d’état against the Malian government in March 2012 (see Lecocq et al. 2013 ), public expressions of anger against suspected militant jihadists have intensified in urban centers in the south. During my fieldwork in 2013 and 2014, I found that

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

, social, bureaucratic, and historical processes in a variety of case studies situated in different geographical contexts. Based on ethnographic fieldwork, the contributions try to capture how these processes are understood from “within” by those involved

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

anthropology as never before. The book is based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted by Salih Can Açıksöz in Istanbul between 2005 and 2008 with working-class, disabled veterans of the Kurdish conflict. The preface powerfully expresses the quandaries of a

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The Digital Age Opens Up New Terrains for Peace and Conflict Research

Josepha Ivanka Wessels

memorializations. Fabio Cristiano and Emilio Distretti carried out fieldwork in occupied East Jerusalem. Their article, “Along the Lines of the Occupation: Playing at Diminished Reality in East Jerusalem,” reflects on virtual spaces as projected on reality and

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Violence and Identification

Everyday Ethnic Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Torsten Kolind

. This came as a surprise to me during my fieldwork, and it also stands in opposition to structurally inspired anthropological analyses of war and violence. Such analyses have primarily focused on the inherent potential of violence and war to create

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Ronald Stade

of most human beings, including researchers, to rid themselves of moral intuitions. Although psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, and therapists have a longer tradition than ethnographic fieldworkers of addressing the kind of inner conflicts that the

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

fieldwork in Maringue, a rural district in Sofala Province in central Mozambique. This fieldwork was mainly focused on getting a grasp of the everyday lives and life histories of former Renamo combatants and their relations to the Renamo political party. In

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

fieldwork with a sample of individuals training to be armed CP officers that will allow them to work in risky environments. Embodied Contexts Camp Kansas and Camp Jaroslaw The first period of participant observation (PO) was with a US-based training company

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

employees. Method and Field: The Infohouse In 2016, I conducted six months of ethnographic fieldwork among the police in the crime prevention section in Denmark’s second city, Aarhus. This is where the local CVE program in Aarhus (the “Aarhus Model”) is

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Bonee and Fitina

Mbororo Nomads Facing and Adapting to Conflict in Central Africa

Adamou Amadou

and attacks, and many have had to flee to neighboring Cameroon, where the fieldwork for this study was conducted. The initial migration of Mbororo nomads to the CAR, where pastureland was abundant a few decades ago, can be seen as their response to