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Uses and misuses of memory

Aguilar, P. 2007. “Transitional justice in the Spanish, Argentine, and Chilean case”. Conference “Building a Future on Peace and Justice”, Nuremberg, 25-27 June.

Aguilar, P., & Ramírez-Barat, C. 2016. “Generational dynamics in Spain: Memory transmission of a turbulent past”. Memory Studies, 18 October. doi:10.1177/1750698016673237.

Annan, J., Blattman, C., Mazurana, D., & Carlson K. 2011. “Civil war, reintegration, and gender in Northern Uganda”. Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(6): 877-908.

Bakiner, O. 2016. Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Barsalou, J., & Baxter, V. 2007. “The Urge to Remember: The Role of Memorials in Social Reconstruction and Transitional Justice”. United States Institute of Peace, January. Available online:

Berry, M. 2018. Women, War, and Development. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Besteman, C. 2016. Making Refuge: Somali Bantu Refugees and Lewiston, MaineDurham: Duke University Press.

Bilbija, K., & Payne, L.A. (eds). 2011. Accounting for Violence: Marketing Memory in Latin America. Durham: Duke University Press.

Blatt, M. 2012. “Holocaust Memory and Germany”. The Public Historian 34(4): 53-66.

Blommaert, J. 2009. “Language, asylum, and the national order”. Current Anthropology 50(4): 415-441.

Brendese, P.J. 2014. The Power of Memory in Democratic Politics. Rochester: University of Rochester Press.

Caruth, C. (ed). 1995. Trauma: Explorations in Memory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Caruth, C. 1996. Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, and History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Conley-Zilkic, B. (ed). 2016. How Mass Atrocities End. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Crespo, M., & Fernández-Lansac, V. 2015. “Memory and narrative of traumatic events: A literature review”. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy 8(2): 149-156. doi: 10.1037/tra0000041.

D’Orsi, L. 2015. “Trauma and the politics of memory of the Uruguayan dictatorship”. Latin American Perspectives 42(3): 162-179. doi: 10.1177/0094582X15581162.

Drinot, P. 2009. “For whom the eye cries: memory, monumentality and the ontologies of violence in Peru”. Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 18(1): 15-32.

Fassin, D., & Rechtman, R. 2009. The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victimhood, trans. Rachel Gomme. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

French, B.M. 2012. “The semiotics of collective memories”. Annual Review of Anthropology 41(1): 337-353. doi: 10.1146/annurev-anthro-081309-145936.

Fried, G. 2006. “Piecing memories together after state terror and policies of oblivion in Uruguay: The Female Political Prisoner’s Testimonial Project (1997–2004)”. Social Identities 12(5): 543-62. doi: 10.1080/13504630600920241.

Forchtner, B. 2014. “Rhetorics of judge-penitence: Claiming moral superiority through admissions of past wrongdoing”. Memory Studies 7(4): 409-424. doi: 10.1177/1750698013511978.

Gensburger, S. 2017. “Visiting history, witnessing memory: A study of a Holocaust exhibition in Paris in 2012”. Memory Studies, 12(6). doi: 10.1177/1750698017727804

Halbwachs, M. 1980. The Collective Memory. New York: Harper & Row.

Hamber, B., & Wilson, R.A. 2002. “Symbolic closure through memory, reparation and revenge in post-conflict societies”. Journal of Human Rights 1(1): 35-53. doi: 10.1080/14754830110111553.

Hite, K. 2012. Politics and the Art of Commemoration: Memorials to Struggle in Latin America and Spain. New York: Routledge.

Isaacs, A. 2014. “Truth and the challenge of reconciliation in Guatemala”. In J. Quinn (ed), Reconciliation(s) Transitional Justice in Postconflict Societies. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Jelín, E. 2003. State Repression and the Labors of Memory. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Kansteiner, W. 2004a. “Genealogy of a category mistake: A critical intellectual history of the cultural trauma metaphor”. Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, 8(2): 193-221. doi: 10.1080/13642520410001683905.
—. 2004b. “Testing the limits of trauma: The long-term psychological effects of the Holocaust on individuals and collectives”. History of the Human Sciences, 17(23): 97-123. doi: 10.1177/0952695104047299.

Koposov, N. 2018. Memory Laws, Memory Wars: The Politics of the Past in Europe and Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Krog, A. 1998. Country of My Skull. Johannesburg: Random House.

Laplante, L.J. 2014. “Memory battles: Guatemala’s public debates and the genocide trial of Jose Efrain Rios Montt”. Quinnipiac Law Review 32(3): 621-673.

Levy, D., and Sznaider, N. 2010. Human Rights and Memory. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Leys, R. 2000. Trauma: A Genealogy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Lupu, N., & Peisakhin, L. 2017. “The legacy of political violence across generations”. American Journal of Political Science, 61(4): 836-851. doi:10.1111/ajps.12327.

Nelson, D.M. 2009. Reckoning: The Ends of War in Guatemala. Durham: Duke University Press.

Nguyen, V.T. 2016. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Porter, E. 2016. “Gendered narratives: Stories and silences in transitional justice”. Human Rights Review 17(1): 35–50. doi: 10.1007/s12142-015-0389-8.

Rieff, D. 2016. In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Robben, A.C.G.M. 2012. “From Dirty War to genocide: Argentina’s resistance to national reconciliation.” Memory Studies, 5(3): 305-315.

Ross, F.C. 2003. Bearing Witness: Women and the South African TRC. London: Pluto Press.

Sanford, V. 2003. Buried Secrets: Truth and Human Rights in Guatemala. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shaw, R. 2007. “Memory frictions: Localizing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Sierra Leone”. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 1(2): 183–207. doi: 10.1093/ijtj/ijm008.

Sime, J. 2013. “Exhumations: The search for the dead and the resurgence of the uncanny in contemporary Spain”. Anthropology and Humanism, 38(1): 36-53. doi: 10.1111/anhu.12001.

Stern, S.J. 2004. Remembering Pinochet’s Chile: On the Eve of London 1998. Durham: Duke University Press.
—. 2006. Battling for Hearts and Minds: Memory Struggles in Pinochet’s Chile1973-1988. Durham: Duke University Press.
—. 2010. Reckoning with Pinochet: The Memory Question in Democratic Chile, 1989-2006. Durham: Duke University Press.

Straus, S., 2015, Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa, Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Suny, R.G. 2015. “They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else”: A History of the Armenian Genocide. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Villa-Vicencio, C. 2009. Walk with Us and Listen: Political Reconciliation in Africa. Washington: Georgetown University Press.

Wardaya, B. (ed). 2013. Truth Will Out: Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence, trans. Jennifer Lindsay. Clayton: Monash University Press.

Wilson, R.A. 2001. The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.