Tag: postwar

Letting Go and Holding On, Documenting Hope in Postwar Guatemala

Patricia Lopez , April 2nd, 2019

When Beti asked her twelfth-grade students to consider Guatemala’s contemporary challenges, their suggestions quickly filled the board. In large letters, their words loomed like storm clouds: corrupti…

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#Review: Monrovia Modern

Pauline Destree , June 12th, 2018

Monrovia Modern is a beautiful and perceptive book that describes the limitations and contradictions of architectural forms of political and urban imaginations in Monrovia. It will appeal to…


REDUX: Abjected Spaces, Debris of War #Anthrostate

Yael Navaro-Yashin , January 19th, 2018

To close our thematic week on the anthropology of the state, we re-publish (with the permission of the author) this excerpt from Yael Navaro-Yashin’s last book “The Make-Believe…