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Religious Nationalism, Strategic Detachment and the Politics of Vernacular Humanitarianism in Post-War Sri Lanka

Tom Widger

assumptions about the identity and ‘rightful’ belonging of different ethnic and religious communities in post-war Sri Lanka. Thus, my second contribution is to show how, as an extension of this, long-run debates in anthropology on what Jock Stirrat and Heiko

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Post-war Blood

Sacrifice, Anti-sacrifice, and the Rearticulations of Conflict in Sri Lanka

Neena Mahadev

) in post-war Sri Lanka. 9 At present, the politics of anti-sacrifice in Sri Lanka is more shrilly oriented against Islamic practices of halal slaughter than toward the mass sacrifices in veneration of the goddess Bhadrakali at Munneswaram temple

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Vernacular Humanitarianisms

An Introduction

Čarna Brković

military refusers: competing ethical regimes ’, American Ethnologist 44 : 52 – 64 . Widger , T. 2016 . ‘ Philanthronationalism: junctures at the business–charity nexus in post-war Sri Lanka ’, Development and Change 47 : 29 – 50 . Zhukova

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Creating Spaces of Music Asylum in Ethnically Divided Contexts

Young People's Accounts from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sri Lanka

Gillian Howell and Solveig Korum

. The Musical Gift: Sonic Generosity in Post-war Sri Lanka . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Subramanian , Samanth . 2014 . This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War . London : Atlantic Books . Thiranagama , Sharika . 2011

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The Charism of the Christian Left

Dissidence as Habit in a Time of Bi-polar Theopolitics

Neena Mahadev

; Ladwig 2017 ; Salter 2000 ). These bi-polarities extend into present-day disputes that animate religious conservativism and religious newness, in post-war Sri Lanka too. The formation of a socialistic orientation to Christianity emerged in Ceylon in a

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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

. “ Subverted Heroes: Narrative Experiences of Disabled Veterans in Post-War Sri Lanka .” MA thesis, University of Leeds . Gunawardena , Nalika , Rohini De A. Senevirathne , and Thamara Athauda . 2007 . “ Mental Health Outcome of Unilateral Lower