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Of other times: temporality, memory and trauma in post-genocide Rwanda

Abstract:

This article explores how survivors’ experiences of extreme violence change their relationship with time. It draws on extensive fieldwork undertaken with survivors of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi and participatory observation of Rwanda’s annual commemoration ceremonies. It focuses on the practice of ‘care-taking’ survivors engage in at genocide memorials that display human remains and dead bodies. This article identifies different temporal practices survivors use to help remake their w...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0269758019833281

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS
Subgroup:
Area Studies
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
International Review of Victimology Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
277-301
Publication date:
2019-03-11
Acceptance date:
2019-01-15
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-9433
ISSN:
0269-7580
Pubs id:
pubs:968942
URN:
uri:1f67a407-62b8-419d-9500-54c4a829cc3f
UUID:
uuid:1f67a407-62b8-419d-9500-54c4a829cc3f
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pubs:968942

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