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Acts of Defacement, Memory of Loss: Ghostly Effects of the "Armenian Crisis" in Mardin, Southeastern Turkey
The article explores the multiple articulations of the 1915 deportations and massacres, predominantly of Armenians but also of Syriac Christians, in the Ottoman Empire and the ways in which theExpand
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Retrieving the Dignity of a Cosmopolitan City: Contested Perspectives on Rights, Culture and Ethnicity in Mardin
Abstract This article aims to contribute to the understanding of post-conflict processes in Turkey by focusing on the discourses and practices following the city of Mardin's bid to become a WorldExpand
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Law against the state: ethnographic forays into law's transformations
Introduction: law's travels and transformations Julia Eckert, Zerrin Ozlem Biner, Brian Donahoe and Christian Strumpell 1. Juridification of indigenous politics Stuart Kirsch 2. Naming, claiming,Expand
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The Logic of Reconciliation: Between the Right to Compensation and the Right to Justice in Turkey
This article analyses the processes and outcomes associated with legal reforms designed to provide restorative justice in the context of contemporary Turkey. Focusing on the practices and discoursesExpand
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From terrorist to repentant: who is the victim?
This paper attempts to understand “truth making” conditions of terrorism in Turkey. Focusing on the effects of the Reinstatement into Society law—which is designed for members of illegal armedExpand
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Multiple imaginations of the state: understanding a mobile conflict about justice and accountability from the perspective of Assyrian–Syriac communities
This article examines how the struggle for the recognition of genocide in the twentieth century opens up a political space which, on the one hand, generates historical discourses and imaginariesExpand
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Syrian Refugees and the Politics of Waiting at the margins of the Turkish state
This article examines two Syrian refugee women’s experiences of waiting while living in the Turkish–Syrian border town of Gaziantep. Since the beginning of the Syrian war in 2011, 3.5 million SyriansExpand