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New Publication: Mujib’s Two Bodies: Memorial Populism in Bangladesh

Chapter is published in the edited volume Claiming the People's Past: Populist Politics of History in the Twenty-First Century,

Lecture: ‘A fluid that sticks: notes on oil production in Kazakhstan’

On May 21, 2024 (TUE) Maurizio Totaro will discuss the social, political and environmental effects of hydrocarbon extraction in the western regions of Kazakhstan, where most of the oil and gas fields are located.

Lecture: Histor(iograph)y: an ideological-identitarian frontline? Gulag commemoration and nation-building in Kazakhstan

On May 7, 2024. Although the Soviet Union’s Gulag system is popularly mostly associated with Siberia, some of its major branches, like Karlag and Steplag, were situated and operating (1930-1959) in what is now Kazakhstan.

Call for participants: Summerschool on fieldwork in violent environments

Contemporary practices of capturing violence and violent capture (16-19 September)

Book Launch: Performing Sovereign Aspirations with Bart Klem

It adopts a performative perspective to understand the institutional landscape around the Tamil separatist conflict during and after the Sri Lanka civil war.

New Publication: Conflit, Coltan, Cliché?

French edition of Christoph Vogel's book on conflict minerals and white saviourism out soon with Goma-based Editions Mlimani.

Roundtable: Gentse Gronden’-sessie: Grond is Landbouw

Jeroen Adam moderates a roundtable on city of Ghent-owned land and farming.

Public Lecture: Histor(iograph)y: an ideological-identitarian frontline?

Discussing Gulag commemoration and nation-building in Kazakhstan together with Aimar Ventsel and Bruno De Cordier.