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Dutiful tourism: Encountering the Cambodian genocide
This paper considers contemporary international tourism to a genocide museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It argues that existing theorisations of ‘dark tourism’ are inadequate for the task of
Through the Looking Blast: Geopolitics and Visual Culture
It is often argued that the most commonly assumed visual mode in geopolitics is the objective and disembodied gaze of the master geopolitical tactician. This is a charge that has been levelled at
The abject artefacts of memory: photographs from Cambodia’s genocide
This article examines the politics of representation around a 1997 exhibition of Cambodian atrocity photographs that were produced by Khmer Rouge perpetrators during the period 1975-9. I discuss the
Prevalence and Intensity of Pain and Other Physical and Psychological Symptoms in Adolescents and Young Adults Diagnosed with Cancer on Referral to a Palliative Care Service.
AYA cancer patients appear to experience a unique symptom profile with high symptom prevalence and complexity and further research is warranted to identify determinants and inform integration of supportive and palliative care services for this unique patient cohort.
Planning to Reduce Risk: The Wildfire Management Overlay in Victoria, Australia
In a world where climate change is a `given', the concepts of vulnerability, resilience and risk are now pivotal in public policy debates in many countries. Within this context, planning controls are
Observant States: Geopolitics and Visual Culture
Geopolitics is changing. The conduct of war and peace is being transformed by our increasing dependence on visual images and practices. Satellite surveillance, computer games, streaming video,
Victims’ rights, victim collectives and utopic disruption at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
This article examines victim participation at Cambodia's hybrid tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). The tribunal — which attempts to bring former Khmer Rouge to
Memory and Sovereignty in Post-1979 Cambodia: Choeung Ek and Local Genocide Memorials 1
  • R. Hughes
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 5 July 2017
This chapter seeks to investigate the politics and symbolism of memorial sites in Cambodia that are dedicated to the victims of the Democratic Kampuchea or “Pol Pot” period of 1975-1979. These