Subversive friendships: Turkish and Armenian encounters in transnational space

@article{Kasbarian2014SubversiveFT,
  title={Subversive friendships: Turkish and Armenian encounters in transnational space},
  author={Sossie Kasbarian and K. {\"O}ktem},
  journal={Patterns of Prejudice},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={121 - 146}
}
ABSTRACT Kasbarian and Öktem explore the extent to which ‘political friendships’ between Armenians, Turks and Kurds—members of communities antagonized by the traumatic experience of genocide—can subvert hegemonic power arrangements of denial and nationalist mobilization. Based on participant observation and in-depth interviews with a group of Armenians and Turks in London, their paper explores how the members of this group experienced a transformation of their subject positions by facing each… Expand
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