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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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"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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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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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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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

). 5 Ploeg (1990: 70–71) delineates a threefold typology to describe the correspondence between anthropologists and missionaries, including “reciprocity, identification (association) and independence.” But as we will see, matters are more complex and

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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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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

practically uninterrupted civil war until the Luena Memorandum of Understanding was signed in April 2002. The first and long-standing historical head of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) had been killed in February, and President

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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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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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Unbecoming Veteranship

Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina

Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi

independence, akin to General José de San Martín and Martín Miguel de Güemes ( Badaró 2006 ). The lives and actions of the convicted officers, however, no longer provide the necessary moral resources to build and exemplify this ultimate value of military