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Language games in the Kosovo war

constructs. Throughout history, the place ( locus ) for the ordering of memory has usually been a well-known building such as a theatre, a church or a mausoleum. With the help of such ‘mental places’, the act and art of memory implies the reading of written signs. This means that finding oneself in a certain locus of memory – a place where memorable things and ideas are situated

in Mapping European security after Kosovo

1860), both guarded supporters of moral grounds for intervention (see chapter 4 ). The landscape Among the Arab-speaking communities, the Maronites (Eastern Catholics linked to the Roman Catholic Church), the largest community in Lebanon, and the Druzes (an offshoot of the Ismaili branch of Shia Islam), one of the smaller communities, lived in Lebanon in two self-governing districts headed by an Ottoman governor. 12 From 1840 until the

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century

Peloponnese ‘were murdered without mercy or remorse’, 33 a tragedy barely noticed in Europe. 34 Mahmud, unable to punish the perpetrators, vented his fury on the Rum nearer at hand, ordering the execution of more than fifty prominent Phanariots and allowing Muslim mobs to slaughter several thousand innocent people in the capital and other cities, and to burn hundreds of churches, acts which left Europe aghast. 35 Another act of the Sultan stunned Europe even more: the hanging on

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century
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A bird’s eye view of intervention with emphasis on Britain, 1875–78

the Ottoman Empire, but his scheme was not endorsed by the other powers. 9 Bismarck, Andrassy and Alexander Mikhailovich Gorchakov, concurrently Foreign Minister and Chancellor of Russia, held a meeting in Berlin that produced the Berlin Memorandum (13 May 1876), mainly the work of Andrassy. The Porte was to accept a cease-fire, implement reforms, supply food for the refugees and rebuild houses and churches. The other powers were asked to be signatories to

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century
Between humanitarianism and pragmatism

in Siberia wrote in a report. 109 Though this may have been an overstatement, it is a fact that far more than in the Greek case half a century previously, members of the lower classes who could now read joined in the pro-Balkans call. The elaborate Pan-Slavist argumentations of Pagodin, Miller or Lamanski may have been very difficult to understand but there were also the sermons in the churches which referred to the agony of the Slavs at the hands of the ‘barbaric

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century
Democratisation, nationalism and security in former Yugoslavia

apartments where they are isolated. We have permanent guards on all Orthodox churches and monasteries without which they would be burnt and bombed. We even escort little old ladies to the bread shop to buy their bread, but on the way a Kosovar Albanian teenager will give the sign of throat-slitting to her face. In terms of what outside intervention in the sense of soldiers, and

in The Kosovo crisis and the evolution of post-Cold War European security
A dialogue with Islam as a pattern of conflict resolution and a security approach vis-à-vis Islamism

to political and regional stability – a top security issue. In response to this challenge the religious establishment backing the existing order made an effort to curb the politicization of the mosque. The Algerian Islamist Abbasi Madani challenged this effort in pointing to the fact that ‘the mission of the mosque is not the same as that of a church . . . The mosque is a place . . . in which all the affairs of

in Redefining security in the Middle East
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Security, mobility, liberals, and Christians

shelter, food, information, and spiritual comfort. He would try to organise his journeys so that he could reach places where he would seek the support of the local church or fellow Christians. When possible he would try to travel with Christians and through Christian territories and settlements. At times he would seek the protection of those who would provide it. He would use his Latin as the lingua

in Security/ Mobility