A Case Study in Culture, Conflict And Repair (Part III) and Final Review
A Case Study in Culture, Conflict And Repair (Part III) and Final Review ANTH 1002
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A Case Study in Culture Con ict And Repair Part 111 April 22 2015 Final Scenes from Film We are all neighbors 9 o qutaposition of elder woman s words I At first she said that they would always live together I At the ends she called it impossible 0 Final scenes one house to the next shown Only Muslim house burnt down 0 The church becomes a source of ethno religious identity in a time when all seem to be disintegrating 0 Two older women and their friendship 40 years of friendship ended because of the con ict I Final scene woman crying as a shock that her friend would not call her to warn her of the coming threat I The social fabric is tore 0 Drinking coffee social act that made and remade cohesion The right of return and minority return in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 Postcon ict can people return to at the very least coexistence Go back to prewar homes Is not about forgiveness or forgetting but about how do you go back to a place with the presence of the perpetrators How do you make a safe community for your children 0 The right of return refugee return or voluntary repatriation was written into the Dayton Peace Agreement At this time in the human rights and refugee rights discourse the failure of the UN to intervene in the genocide and post cold war there was rhetoric of maintain refugees in national borders 0 Minority return is the return of prewar residents to territory inhabited and controlled predominantly by the opposing ethnic group Process of social reconstruction and reconciliation o What does reconstruction look like I quotSocial reconstruction and intercommunal reconciliation have emerged as a key priorities in international intervention in to wartorn societies mast I has become increasingly clear that sustainable peace and democracy are not secured nearly by building destroyed house and infrastructure and supporting economic development Stefanson 64 Truth and Reconciliation Commission South African Nelson Mandela Dealing with the atrocities that characterized the apartheid I Reconciliation as an international template comes from South Africa In Bosnia and Herzegovina the victims said no thanks They wanted truth the remains of the lost accountability for perpetrators and then they would be willing to speak of reconciliation Often to ask some victims to reconcile it would be too much You can t just ask them to forget their pain and loss I Besides the material you need social relations be repaired enough to enable people to live Not harmoniously but to live together Signage postwar attempt at ethnic tolerance with name of Srebrenica written in Cyrillic and Roman alphabet Graffiti went over it the sign saying serb Graffiti Knife wire Srebrenicaquot o The chant celebrating slaughter of the bosniacs 0 History to the region with visible scars and message that signal to returnees that they were not welcomed Graffiti For Kravica you got Srebrenica We played by your rulesquot People from a village coming to slaughter Bosniacs as pay back for previous transgressions o Reconciliation is a process through which a society moves from a divided past to a shred futurequot I Thin reconciliation Coexistence I am not living with them but I have to live besides them I Thick reconciliation A more complete reconciliation I National reconciliation Build a cohesive nation that is functioning and often democratic that will join the international family of nations 0 Social reconstruction the repair of a postcon ict society through a range of programmatic interventions from security to justice economic development education and the rule of law 0 For Stefansson social reconstruction or repair attempted through refugee or IDP return seeks to foster a culture of coexistence Drinking coffee social acts of everyday coexistence A comprehensive Review of the course Why the focus on coffee Which authors might help us understand the cultural practice and social meaning of co ee after war 0 m I Symbolic anthropology Coffee as symbolic of social relationships Coffee bring people together The elder ladies that stopped drinking coffee social cohesion falling apart I Thick description Not just a coffee cup that is laden with social meaning Man is tangled in Web of significance that he himself hasspun I Reading social event like a text social matrix 0 Sacred and Profane I Coffee shifted from a mundane profane act into a more ritualistic sacred act Durkheim not so much in the religion but as a whole 0 Marcel Mauss I Coffee drinking preparing and the social act of sharing coffee is a social act To give To receive To reciprocate I The gift is never pure They always demand return to some degree 0 Malinowski I What is means to study it The role of the anthropologist Imponderabilia of actual life the esh and bone of the people 0 Evans Prichard I Appendix Four 9 you are not the you always the anthropologist and someone who is not of that experience 0 Coffee making parallels with Angela Garcia s ethnography I History of dispossession Loss tied to territory I Loss tied to a social experience of coffee drinking without those who have left I Dispossession memory of land is part of drinking coffee 0 Durkheim I Coffee making and drinking as a Social fact 0 Kondo I Re exivity of the people and their change before during and after con ict I Review for Final 9 Recall the structure of the syllabus W Nacirema Zora Neale Hurston Shakespeare in the bush 0 Ethnocentrisms vs cultural relativism o Ethnology comparing vs ethnography understand 0 Etic Outside vs emic inside Philosophical origins Victorian anthropology colonialism and cultural evolution The Noble Savage holding up as a subject of study Culture ethnography and meaning Geertz Kondo and out first ethnography Social facts and social ties Durkheim s social fact Mauss reciprocity Belief systems and knowledge practices more Durkheim Douglas s dirt Evans Pritchard and witchcraft our second ethnography Guest of the Sheik I Glossary Minority return is the return of prewar residents to territory inhabited and controlled predominantly by the opposing ethnic group Social reconstruction the repair of a postcon ict society through a range of programmatic interventions from security to justice economic development education and the rule of law Reconciliation thinthicknational o Reconciliation is a process through which a society moves from a divided past to a shred futurequot 0 Thin reconciliation Coexistence I am not living with them but I have to live besides them 0 Thick reconciliation A more complete reconciliation and social cohesion 0 National reconciliation Build a cohesive nation that is functioning and often democratic that will join the international family of nations
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