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Recuperar a un hijo, remover la tierra herida

Text: Laura Langa Martínez Photografhy: Ariel Arango Prada Óscar was murdered by the Colombian army and made him pass as a “criminal killed in combat”. His body was buried as unidentified, NN. A crime of State. A crime against humanity. A decade later his family returns to the place where everything happened to uncover the […]

Memorias Comunes, un espacio para recordar

The verb “remember” died, not only do we not hear but we stop remembering to memorize, just repeat! In a world that deafened the sound of memories and where a few survive by remembering -thinking since their existence- even though others try to silence them. Go to Memorias Comunes

WEIZMAN, Eyal (2017). Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability

In recent years, a research group named Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series of investigations into human rights abuses. Today, the group provides crucial evidence for international courts and works with a wide range of activist groups, NGOs, Amnesty International, and the UN. Beyond shedding new light on human rights […]

La Moncloa. Press release regarding the celebration of the international conference “Bodies out of place”

The General Director of Historical Memory of the Government of Spain, Fernando Martínez López, participated in the inauguration of the Conference/Summer Course “Bodies out of place”, organized by the Politics of Memory together with the University of the Basque Country / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Aranzadi Zientzia Elkartea and Gogora. For more information: La Moncloa (web)

The Conference/Summer Course “BODIES OUT OF PLACE” ends with a visit to the Oiartzun mass grave.

The Conference/Summer Course “BODIES OUT OF PLACE” ends with a visit to the Oiartzun mass grave. http://www.noticiasdegipuzkoa.eus/2018/07/22/politica/forenses-de-todo-el-mundo-visitan-la-fosa-comun-de-oiartzun  https://www.eitb.eus/es/noticias/sociedad/videos/detalle/5745818/video-un-curso-memoria-historica-finaliza-visita-fosa-comun/   

ROBBEN, Antonius (editor) (2018). A Companion to the Anthropology of Death

A thought-provoking examination of death, dying, and the afterlife Prominent scholars present their most recent work about mortuary rituals, grief and mourning, genocide, cyclical processes of life and death, biomedical developments, and the materiality of human corpses in this unique and illuminating book. Interrogating our most common practices surrounding death, the authors ask such questions […]

Anstett, Élisabeth and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (2018) Human remains and violence. An interdisciplinary journal

Fecha de publicación Título Editores Tipo  2018 Human Remains and Violence. An interdisciplinary journal. Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 2018 Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus Journal       Human Remains and Violence: An interdisciplinary journal is a biannual, peer-reviewed publication which draws together the different strands of academic research on the dead body and […]