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To Be or Not to Be a Hero

Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army

Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

victimhood. Drawing on theories of recognition and narrativity, we investigate how they experience the transition from war to peace from their double and ambiguous citizen status as both war heroes and impaired men, and how they perceive and co-create their

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

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

Lorenzo D’Orsi

lifestyle ( Neyzi 2001 ; Lüküslü 2013 ). Unlike other Turkish counter-hegemonic memories that oppose state narratives (i.e., those of Kurdish and leftist groups), Dink’s has the power of coalescing people from different backgrounds and of extending “social

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

identity group seems to be forming around a representational theme on YouTube, memorizing the Rhodesian Bush War (or the Liberation War), 1 where a shift from a self-centered to a collective narrative can be seen (for a discussion of such shifts, see

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

which ideological and territorial claims produce diverging heritage narratives. Jerusalem's status as a UNESCO heritage site is made necessary not only because of geopolitics but also because the Palestinians of and from the city live under an Israeli

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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

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

Stef Jansen

selective vagueness. Instead of concrete, chronological accounts, people presented me with sweeping, nationally disambiguated narratives populated by “Croats,” “Serbs,” and, among those from BiH, “Muslims.” They left no place for a process of

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

hostile narratives and a fear of violent potential also encompassed the Muslim reform movements—particularly Wahhabis 1 and adherents of the Tablighi Jama’at movement 2 —which were regularly ascribed with a terrorist label ( Sommerfelt et al. 2015: 11

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Along the Lines of the Occupation

Playing at Diminished Reality in East Jerusalem

Fabio Cristiano and Emilio Distretti

spaces, politics, and narratives are assembled and reproduced in rarified ways, often in contrast to the complexities on the ground. Particularly in the context of disputed areas, overlaying a virtual world over a disputed space remains a problematic

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

coming home after war (and how they perceive they were treated) as a veteran. Thus, both of these experiences (war and coming home) are key processes for the constitution of this identity. In various ways, the veterans are able to create a narrative where

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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

a palimpsest. The data for this article are based on the biographic narratives of Euloge and Le Firmin and were collected during a multisited fieldwork period of one year in total from 2013 to 2015, with an additional follow-up visit in August 2016

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

Schubert puts it in the first chapter of Working the System , it became “year zero” for the “New Angola”—the starting point in a master narrative that was built around the urgencies of national reconstruction and on which the hegemonic discourse that came