Publications

Post-Conflict Cultures: Rituals of Representation, edited by Cristina Demaria and Colin Wright (2006)
Addressing the significant omission of the cultural dimension from theorisations of conflict and conflict-resolution, this volume examined representations of conflict from the perspective of the media, of visual culture, of politics and the law, of gender and ethnicity, and of history and literature.

Diasporas: Movements and Cultures, edited by Nicholas Hewitt and Dick Geary (2007).
This volume pursues contemporary and historical questions concerned with diasporic culture and cultural transfer across a range of continental and maritime spaces, from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century.

Happiness and Post-Conflict, edited by Constance Goh and Bernard McGuirk (2007).
Builds on the addressing of interstitial and marginalised spaces to explore the (de)limitations of “happiness”. It seeks to articulate fresh perspectives regarding conflict and post-conflict situations, questioning the exclusions and selections which underlie the construction of consensual discourses on conflict.

Hors de combat: The Falklands-Malvinas Conflict in Retrospect, edited by Diego F. García Quiroga and Mike Seear (2009), (a revised and expanded version of the book first published in 2007 as Hors de Combat: the Falklands-Malvinas Conflict Twenty-Five Years On)
This volume contains contributions from ex-combatants from both sides who met in an International Colloquium in the University of Nottingham for the first time since the 1982 War, in dialogue with each other, and with specialist historians, media sociologists, lawyers, literary critics and psychiatrists, as well as with veterans of other wars.

Disrespect Today, Conflict Tomorrow: the Politics of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, edited by David Fraser and Graça Almeida Rodrigues (2009).
This volume examines and evaluates the state of economic, social and cultural rights in the world today, both from the institutional perspective which ensures these rights and from the perspective of grassroots movements for whom the exercise of these rights is an inalienable condition for democratic citizenship.

The Genres of Post-Conflict Testimonies, edited by Cristina Demaria and Macdonald Daly (2009).
This volume addresses conflicts and wars as fundamental collective experiences for the construction of memory whereby post-conflict cultures are defined by the different ways in which they re-write, re-constitute and work through their contrasting abuse, competing memories and traumas. It also confronts the “rather fashionable and thus potentially dangerous” topic of testimony around which the debate has been wide and controversial.

Post-Conflict Reconstructions: Re-Mappings and Reconciliations, edited by by Rui Gonçalves Miranda and Federica Zullo (2013).
The volume focuses on the singularity of events and on the specificity of different theatres of conflict and reconstruction by analysing colonial cartographies and post-colonial contestations, urban reconstruction, water and nature preservation policies as well as varied artistic and cultural media (visual art and photography, literature, film, cartoons and popular songs). It draws attention to the persistence of conflicting agendas, motivations and tensions as an inescapable dimension of negotiations leading potentially to post-conflict reconciliation.