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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

and independence in everyday life also inform their agency. Marriage, however, also comes with the risk of having to return home because of having children, or their husband's possible but unlikely release. In this article, I begin with an

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

Reintegration versus Veteran Politics After its prolonged independence war against South African occupation, Namibia inherited an ex-combatant population that both international and domestic policy makers soon identified as a key challenge

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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

that met annually from the tenth century, which is now understood to continue through the modern national parliament. Thingvellir is also where independence from Denmark was established in 1944 on the birth date of Jón Sigurðsson, the leader of the

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The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

The Making of War Veterans in Postindependence Mozambique

Nikkie Wiegink

struggle that started in 1964. The second category involves former FAM soldiers who were deployed during in the civil war that started after independence and lasted 16 years (1976–1992). The FAM soldiers fought mainly against Renamo, a rebel movement, whose

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

different wars: namely, independence fighters from Namibia (SWAPO), guerillas from Colombia (M-19), and Vietnam veterans in the United States. Through studying the various recognition claims made by the former combatants themselves in these diverse cases, we

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Meike J. de Goede

sure about his age, but I deduced from his story that he must have been born around 1922. He joined Amicale because his brothers did. He told me that the contribution to Amicale was necessary to achieve independence: “The whites asked whether we had any

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

in the years preceding the 2011 uprising. Post-independence Tunisia experienced two forms of centralized power and often repressive governance: that of Habib Bourguiba (1957–1987) and the more overtly repressive rule of Ben Ali (1987–2011). Both

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

YouTube videos concerning Rhodesia and Rhodesians. There is a clear dividing line in how this particular war is referred to: using the labels “Zimbabwe” and “independence” refers to the African liberation movement and anticolonial politics and sentiments

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Frauke Mennes, John P. Hayes, David Kloos, Martha Lagace, Morten Koch Andersen, Somdeep Sen, Matthew Porges, and Sa’ed Atshan

analysis of the Bangladesh War of Independence and how contestations over testimony and memory have influenced Bangladesh society and politics of state formation up until today. Nayanika Mookherjee sheds light on the experiences of wartime rape committed by

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Palestine

A Protracted Peacebuilding Process

Emile Badarin

the loss of Palestine, that is, an-Nakba . Events of 1948 are represented with divine expressions such as absolute justice, sacred year, independence, miracle, redemption, and triumph in Israeli popular discourse, while their destructive face is