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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

relations, citizenship often remained minimalist, “involv[ing] a birth certificate or a national identity card that does not have the power to invoke rights and obligations” ( Roitman 2007: 188 ). Through the 1980s and 1990s, the combination of economic

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The Hyphen Cannot Hold

Contemporary Trends in Religious-Zionism

Hayim Katsman

When Yosef Burg, the leader of the National Religious Party (NRP) during the 1970s, was asked what is more important in the Religious-Zionist identity—Jewish religion or Zionism—he replied: “The hyphen.” His response represents a traditional

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The Many Layers of Moral Outrage

Kurdish Activists and Diaspora Politics

Nerina Weiss

, national symbols that according to the literature should be central to the formation of collective identity ( Romania and Tozzo 2017 , Geisler 2005 ), were puzzling to the average Norwegian. So who, then, was the intended audience of that performance of

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Matthew Carey, Ida Nielsen Sølvhøj, Eve Monique Zucker, Younes Saramifar, and Louis Frankenthaler

concept of nationalism that inspired thoughts of national identity and independence and was developed within the Buddhist Institutes that were continuing to provide much of the education to the Cambodian population. Um concludes, “The Buddhist community

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Staying out of Place

The Being and Becoming of Burundian Refugees in the Camp and the City

Simon Turner

, regaining what was lost. While displacement has connotations of force and involuntary movement, emplacement is usually associated with agency and with voluntary creation of identities. Stef Jansen and Staffan Löfving (2008) argue, however, that emplacement

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

narratives also depend on the expected or targeted visitor communities and their positioning within the maze of religiopolitical identities. 2 Which exhibition concept projects solidarity with one or the other national or religious visitor group? What kind

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

as how the relationship with the polity and society as a whole and their veteran peers form part of how these veterans are made as citizens. This article shows how people's experiences as former combatants are turned into a veteran identity, and

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From Jewish Sentiments to Rational Exhortations

Battle Missives in the Israel Defense Forces

Netta Galnoor

, but a transformation that will reshape our identity as ‘Israelis’ and will profoundly affect the way we understand ourselves and our national home … Our past social cohesiveness will not return.” The values and moral goods that justify the sacrifice

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

multiple and contested, and often shift as political contexts evolve (Kelly and Thiranagama 2009). Moreover, the creation, consolidation, and contestation of war veterans as an identity and citizenship category are relevant for shaping political hierarchies

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

national colleagues have, however, consistently disagreed on this matter, thereby aligning themselves with the position of the Cambodian government. This is perceived as circumstantial evidence of political interference since senior members of the Cambodian