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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

developed over the years. In Colombia and Namibia, the armed conflict and participation signified a deep political commitment, whereas the United States relied on volunteers and draftees during the Vietnam War. The Vietnam veteran in the United States faced

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

idea of Merleau-Ponty’s historical situation can be considered through the lens of culture, and as the phenomenologist Csordas (1993: 135) notes, embodied experience “should be the starting point for analyzing human participation in a cultural world

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Mirjam de Bruijn

participation approach, and I followed both paths in this research. In this ethnography, I chose a biographical approach, of giving detailed and in-depth accounts of a person’s life, situated in this case in a specific time span that covers an interesting

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

narratives, figures, and ceremonies while retaining the collectivist focus of colonial population management. Instead of building robust links between the central authority and citizens through political participation, service provision or other concrete

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

, participation in different aspects of the TJ process presented diverse challenges to Indigenous peoples eager to contribute, including navigating the bureaucratic legalese. Following Rajan’s (2001) violence of absence or structural violence vis-à-vis access to

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“Hot Guys” in Tel Aviv

Pride Tourism in Israel

Amit Kama and Yael Ram

with two main objectives in mind. First, for the LGBTQ+ person, participation “provides opportunities … to reaffirm his particular sexual identity, his membership in an imagined community, and to actively contribute to the production of a cultural form

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

, shame, and grief by gathering through massive demonstrations ( Ahiska 2007 ). An intense sentiment of outrage has spread and consolidated well beyond the Armenian community, as participation to annual commemorative marches on the day of Dink

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Space of Hope for Lebanon’s Missing

Promoting Transitional Justice through a Digital Memorial

Erik Van Ommering and Reem el Soussi

parallel with the rollout of the digital memorial. Data was produced through informal interviews with ACT staff (most notably its founder and director and the project manager [the second author]), participation in technical meetings in preparation of the

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Analyzing Resistance to Transitional Justice

What Can We Learn from Hybridity?

Briony Jones

others such as victim participation in the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, 3 we can see that it is possible for local actors to engage fully in the liberal peace, on the liberal peace’s terms, but in ways not envisaged, predicted, or

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The Meanings of the Move?

From “Predicaments of Mobility” to “Potentialities in Displacement”

Stephen C. Lubkemann

experiences of Liberians living in the United States as well as those in the “near diaspora” in Ghana, and more recently (since 2005) on the social, political, and economic impact and participation of the U.S.-based diaspora in post-conflict Liberia. The U