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Contested narratives of the independence struggle in postconfl ict Timor-Leste
Henri Myrttinen

of the National Public Hearing, 15–18 December, 2003 (Dili: CAVR). Chambert-Loir, H. and A. Reid, 2002, The Potent Dead: Ancestors, Saints and Heroes in Contemporary Indonesia (Sydney : Allen & Unwin). Cristalis, I. and C. Scott, 2005, Independent Women: The Story of Women’s Activism in East Timor (London: Catholic Institute for International Relations). Diario Nacional, 2011a, ‘Ex-Guerilla fighters threaten to go on strike’, 10 August 2011. Diario Nacional, 2011b, ‘Fretilin starts war for independence: Alkatiri’, 4 April 2011. Enloe, C., 2000, Bananas, Beaches and

in Governing the dead
Time and space in family migrant networks between Kosovo and western Europe
Carolin Leutloff-Grandits

the crisis. This homogenised the experiences of migrants. Many prioritised solidarity on a family level; the escalating ethnic conflict also strengthened national unity and promoted political activism. Living far from home, without being able to make direct contact, enhanced many migrants’ patriotic feelings. Many believed in the Albanian cause and nation. They helped finance parallel Albanian schools and hospitals in Kosovo, as well as the military expenses of the newly founded Kosovo Liberation Army. Such activities allowed migrants to create a common national

in Migrating borders and moving times
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How grave robbers, activists, and foreigners ended official silence about Stalin’s mass graves near Kiev
Karel C. Berkhoff

of the NKVD of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Ending its work as early as 30 December, the Hladush commission dated the burials to ‘approximately fortyfive years’ ago, or ‘1941–1943’.49 The government ordered the Kiev city administration to manage the gravesite and improve the road toward it, and it ordered the construction company Kievproekt to make a design for the future memorial site. Almost as an afterthought, it also ordered a criminal investigation of the ‘outrages’ against the human remains.50 Activism and further confrontation since the late 1980

in Human remains and identification
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Crossing borders, changing times
Madeleine Hurd, Hastings Donnan, and Carolin Leutloff-Grandits

limits to “transnationalism”: Bosnian and Eritrean refugees in Europe as emerging transnational communities’, Ethnic and Racial Studies 24(4): 578–600. Anderson, B., N. Sharma and C. Wright (2011) ‘“We are all foreigners:” no borders as a practical political project’, in P. Nyers and K. Rygiel (eds), Citizenship, Migrant Activism and the Politics of Movement. New York: Routledge, pp. 73–91. Andersson, R. (2014a) ‘Time and the migrant other: European border controls and the temporal economics of illegality’, American Anthropologist, 116(4): 795–809. Andersson, R. (2014b

in Migrating borders and moving times
Missing persons and colonial skeletons in South Africa
Nicky Rousseau

continue, or at the very least to fail to take into account, science’s prior legacies of collection and research. For multiple reasons – political, institutional, biographical – this contest and the public activism associated with it was incendiary, with scientists accused of engaging in the ‘mass harvesting’ of research specimens.46 For some, these histories have left an indelible stain on the disciplines associated with them; at times, this has included a rejection of all scientific interventions and modes of reading or studying colonial bones, which have been recast

in Human remains and identification