War Primer – 1 & 2

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The work of Broomberg & Chanarin has often featured in my critical reviews, alongside that of Sophie Ristelhueber, in the context of using traces to document aftermath. There are many other aspects of their work which is fascinating and inspirational. I intend to use their War Primer 2 as part of next week’s lecture at the University of Leeds. There …

James Tyner – The Killing of Cambodia – Notes

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Book Notes Chapter 1: Imaging Genocide Can we define Genocide? Mick Q: Am I structuralist or post-structuralist? Mick Q: Role of power/knowledge nexus in ethical framework ‘Given that knowledge is neither neutral nor value-free, but rather the outcome of political processes, it follows that knowledge is intrinsically associated with social relations. Moreover, given that social relations are not necessarily asymmetrical, …