Commemoration as Conflict: Space, Memory and Identity in Peace Processes

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McDowell and Braniff explore the relationship between commemoration and conflict in societies which have engaged in peace processes, attempting to unpack the ways in which the practices of memory and commemoration influence efforts to bring armed conflict to an end and whether it can even reactivate conflict as political circumstances change.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages216
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-31485-7
ISBN (Print)978-0-230-27375-7, 978-1-349-32419-4
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 9 Sept 2014

Publication series

NameRethinking Peace and Conflict Studies
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK


  • Commemoration
  • conflict
  • peace process
  • space
  • identity
  • transitional societies
  • divided societies
  • Northern Ireland
  • Israel
  • Palestine
  • Sri Lanka
  • former Yugoslavia
  • Basque Country
  • South Africa
  • Armed conflict
  • landscape
  • memory


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