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is also a movement against corruption in both football and politics (Perasović and Mustapić, 2018). HNS, the Croatian football federation, has been blighted by corruption for several years. In 2010 twenty-two players were convicted of match-fixing, followed by fifteen more the following year. That same year Zeljko Sirić, the former vice-president of HNS, and the president of the referees commission, Stjepan Djedović, were arrested and subsequently convicted of accepting a bribe for ‘fair refereeing’. Four years later, two HNS executive vice-presidents, Zdravko

in Ultras
Contested narratives of the independence struggle in postconfl ict Timor-Leste

brought women’s narratives into the public debate (Cristalis and Scott 2005; Harris-Rimmer 2010). References Agence France-Presse, 2007, ‘Timor rebel sought mystical help to elude Australians’, 16 March 2007 (Dili: AFP). Anderson, B., 1991, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (London: Verso). Claiming the dead, defining the nation 111 CAVR, 2005, Chega! Relatório da Comissão de Acolhimento, Verdade e Reconcilição deTimor-Leste: Executive Summary (Dili: CAVR). CAVR, 2009, Timor-Leste Internal Political Conflict 1974–1976. Report

in Governing the dead

9 An anthropological approach to human remains from the gulags Élisabeth Anstett We owe respect to the living To the dead we owe only the truth. (Voltaire) Introduction Archaeologists and anthropologists specializing in the field of funerary customs have long been used to considering the degree of social, religious and political investment placed in the dead body. Ever since the pioneering work of Robert Hertz, we have known that the social treatment of corpses is based on a series of rituals that bring into play the full range of collective representations

in Human remains and mass violence
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; however, it was during the British colonial era that villages were constructed as ‘village republics’ complete with qualities of autonomy, stagnation and continuity, ostensibly to help justify Britain’s own case as foreign rulers to their subjects back home (Jodhka 2002: 3343). Since this time, as Jodhka (2002) notes, the idea of the village has continued to persist in the Indian imagination and has been employed by a variety of groups for different ends. The nationalist movement and, subsequently, leading political parties have invoked the village in different guises

in An ethnography of NGO practice in India
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Machines of mass incineration in fact, fiction, and forensics

file is registered in the Patent Office but the invention could not be patented in wartime.’ 20 Did he have hopes that, in 1946, the prospects looked better? The patent and Cold War politics In 1953 the West German patent office issued patent no. 861731 to the firm of Topf & Söhne in Wiesbaden for ‘a treatment and processing for the burning of corpses, cadavers, and parts thereof’.21 Initially, patent no. 861731 did not attract attention. Yet in the late 1950s the real or perceived continuity of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) with the Third Reich became a

in Destruction and human remains