The Politics of “Post-conflict”: On the Ground in South Asia

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I am pleased to announce a new open access Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots forum, featuring essays from 14 scholars using “post-conflict” as a lens on Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Co-edited by Sara Shneiderman and me, with contributions from Mona Bhan, Vivian Choi, Noah Coburn, Anila Daulatzai, Thushara Hewage, Dhana Hughes, Heather Hindman, Dan Hirslund, Lauren Leve, Cabeiri Robinson, Sarah Shepherd-Manandhar, and Saiba Varma.

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The Politics of “Post-conflict”: On the Ground in South Asia

 Posts in This Series:

Framing the Issues: The Politics of “Post-conflict”
by Sara Shneiderman and Amanda Snellinger

Situating Political Transformation in South Asia
by Sara Shneiderman and Amanda Snellinger

Conflict, Post-conflict, Pre-conflict: Afghan Fears about 2014
by Noah Coburn

What Comes after the After? Notes on a “Post-conflict” Afghanistan
by Anila Daulatzai

“Aryan Valley” and the Politics of Race and Religion in Kashmir
by Mona Bhan

The Dangerous Allure of Tourism Promotion as a Post-conflict Policy in Disputed Azad Jammu and Kashmir
by Cabeiri Robinson

Interrogating the “Post-conflict” in Indian-occupied Kashmir
by Saiba Varma

Post-political in the Post-conflict: DIY Capitalism, Anarcho-neoliberalism and Nepal’s Ungovernable Mountains
by Heather Hindman

The Politics of Post-conflict Democratization: Justice and Insurgency after the War
by Dan V. Hirslund

Cruel Optimism, Christianity, and the Post-conflict Optic
by Lauren Leve

Conceptualizing Combatants: The Re-integration of Female Soldiers as a Post-conflict Population
by Sarah Shepherd-Manandhar

Still War, by Other Means
by Vivian Choi

Ideology, Ethnicity, and the Critique of “Post-conflict” in Sri Lanka
by Thushara Hewage

Educated, Unemployed Youth in Postwar Sri Lanka: Saman’s Story
by Dhana Hughes

Suggested Readings on Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

One Response to “The Politics of “Post-conflict”: On the Ground in South Asia”

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