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Memorializing the Dead in Postconflict North Maluku

Christopher R. Duncan

in Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how communities have dealt with the deceased in postconflict North Maluku. It focuses on two different issues: martyrdom and the construction of memorials, and how Muslim and ... More


(Re)cognising the corpse: individuality, identification and multidirectional memorialisation in post-genocide Rwanda

Ayala Maurer-Prager

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Given the lack of individualised corpses, how do Rwanda’s principal memorial sites-Nyamata, Nyarubuye and Murambi – function as commemorative grounds? Should each corpse be named to combat the ... More


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