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Bonee and Fitina

Mbororo Nomads Facing and Adapting to Conflict in Central Africa

Adamou Amadou

coping with hardship and as a way of confronting conflict and droughts in the regions they left behind. Conflict has always been a reason for nomads to move. Marguerite Dupire (1962) , for example, describes the time of independence in the 1960s when Ful

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Iver B. Neumann

cooperates, be that formally (Austria’s Freedom Party), by dint of financial support (e.g., France’s National Front), or simply in the form of debate and mutual admiration (e.g., the UK Independence Party). Nineteenth-century liberals and Socialists, perhaps

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"Our Future Is Already in Jeopardy"

Duress and the Palimpsest of Violence of Two CAR Student Refugees in the DRC

Maria Catherina Wilson Janssens

assassinés par la bêtise humaine. ( Bissakonou 2015 ) 1 Euloge and Le Firmin were born in 1987 and 1990, respectively, in a country characterized by autocratic and kleptocratic rule. In 1993, the first democratic elections in the country since independence

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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

find someone to “take responsibility” for him, negating his independence and ability to provide for himself. Not only are migrants structurally excluded from formal agreements by the property owner’s requirements, but this exclusion further positions

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

upholding racialized inequality in the Latin American colonies. After independence, new state formations continued this role in the production of inequality by numerous means. In Brazil, state institutions were shaped according to the needs of the urban

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

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

Stef Jansen

offensive by the Croatian Army, which ended the four-year existence of the para-state “Serbian Republic Krajina.” In this region nationalist euphoria at Croatian independence in 1991 had been quelled brutally in the early days of the war, when its

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

manipulating transitional justice mechanisms as a form of resistance is apparent in the case study of Bahrain. Engagement as Resistance: Political Manipulation of Transitional Justice in Bahrain The Situation in Bahrain Since gaining independence in 1971, the

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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

aid project challenges the independence, authority, and responsibility of the military and medical entities involved, as well as the intersections between the two professions and disciplines. Our research project draws on three different types of data

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

French colonization and after Mali’s independence in 1960, the vast desert areas of northern Mali—populated by Tuareg, Arabs, Songhai, Fulbe, Bozo, Dogon, and other groups— have been exposed to violent conflict. After a 2006 peace agreement, the conflict

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

Sultan Said, these revolutionaries—as elsewhere ( Scott 1979 )—participated for different reasons. Motivations ranged from independence for Dhufar to Arab nationalism and Marxism. The Marxists assumed leadership in 1968 under the title of the People