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Antonín Salač and the French School at Athens
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period, it focused considerable diplomatic efforts on the young state (see e.g. Ort and Regourd, 1994; Marès, 2004; Michel, 2004: 15; Hnilica, 2009). In the realm of ‘hard’ power, France maintained treaties with the signatories of the Little Entente (Czechoslovakia, Romania and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes) to protect against (particularly, German and Hungarian) encroachments upon the states’ sovereignty. In the realm of ‘soft’ power – of which France had a long and illustrious history (see Mulcahy, 2017: 33–63) – hoping to capitalise on Czechoslovak

in Communities and knowledge production in archaeology
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Melanie Giles

of the body following exhumation, it was not his scientific observations that were seized upon by fellow Danish scholars. Denmark had only regained its sovereignty from Sweden in 1813, and archaeology was playing a vital role in the building of a distinct sense of Scandinavian identity with a long durée (Trigger 2006 ). Figures such as Thomsen (director of the Museum of Northern Antiquities from 1816 to 1817, see Jacobsen 2004 ) and his protégé, Worsaee, were the product of a period of investment in archaeological research that was quite distinct from the

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Suhad Daher-Nashif

This article aims to shed light on the post-mortem practices for Palestinian dead bodies when there is suspicion of human rights violations by Israeli military forces. By focusing on the case of Omran Abu Hamdieh from Al-Khalil (Hebron), the article explores the interactions between Palestinian social-institutional agents, Israeli military forces and international medico-legal agents. Drawing on ethnographic and archival data, the article explores how the intersectionality between the various controlling powers is inscribed over the Palestinian dead bodies and structures their death rites. The article claims that inviting foreign medico-legal experts in the Palestinian context could reveal the true death story and the human rights violations, but also reaffirms the sovereignty of the Israeli military forces over the Palestinian dead and lived bodies.

Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal