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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bain Attwood Duke University Press 2008 In the Age of Testimony: The Stolen Generations Narrative, “Distance,” and Public History Bain Attwood In the last few decades the nature...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
... as an instantiation of the tension between authority, visuality, and pain. Through a detailed analysis of prisoner testimonials, the policy manual Medical Management of Detainees on Hunger Strike , and a video project by human rights organization Reprieve featuring artist Yasiin Bey simulating the “proper” techniques...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the gaze allows us to glean signs of becoming, modes of making visible imagined modernities and communities. Despite their disparity, these sets of images organize temporal experiences in specific fashions. In the carte de visite , the testimony of continuity and of succeeding generations attests to a past...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 265–291.
Published: 01 May 2010
... as deeply traumatized, unable or unwilling to speak about their experiences. Taking to the airwaves facilitated a shift in the conditions by which survivors' testimonies could find public articulation. As such, the Eichmann trial provides a compelling case of the significance of media in transforming...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Meir Wigoder Meir Wigoder's account of photographing the Separation-Wall, in Israel-Palestine, over a period of three years, offers a critique of the very vigilant and testimonial activity of taking on such projects: Is it possible to de-materialize a wall through a political aesthetic activity...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 5–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
.... A bitter pill: they endured the containment zone, but their experiences of it rendered the testimonies of their experiences unstable. As they were made mute, the forensic experts were called in to make objects speak. 2 “Now, I want to make one simple point here, and that is about . . . the political...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2009
...” of their photographic evidence and the passionate “subjectivity” of testimony. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 I presented an earlier version of this article at the Visible Evidence Conference (Bochum, Germany, December 2007) and wish to thank the organizers and participants for their feedback...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Bulletin 66 : 36 –42. Marcus, George. 2005 . The anthropologist as witness in contemporary regimes of intervention. Cultural Politics 1 , no. 1 : 31 –49. McLagan, Meg. 2003. Human rights, testimony, and transnational publicity. Scholar and Feminist Online 2, no. 1. www.barnard.edu/sfonline...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 97–117.
Published: 01 January 2008
... to legitimate the historical evi- dence presented to judges and commissioners. These practices are necessary for constituting out of witness testimony a public record that can then circulate as an authoritative text of legal proceedings...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... through the universalizing ges­ ture of the unnamed and heroic microentrepreneur, a year later, this image of resilience had come to be replaced by a dramatically different media narrative about microfinance — testimonials of death and despair. Told in the villages of South India, these stories...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., corporately owned, state-regulated witness machine whose visual testimony can only be deciphered on the basis of advanced technological expertise. As such, the founding vocation of human rights advocacy to publicly witness others in pain is now in the process of becoming a public witness of machines...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 617–619.
Published: 01 September 2002
... demands, and government transitions after civil war. The constitution of courts in postcolonial and postwar societies begets transitional amnesties, reparations, or silent amnesia, and public hearings and mandates inau- gurate forums for testimony that have powerful effects on the way stories...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 September 2005
... faces charges that he assaulted a police officer. After ignoring the Pasha’s testimony, and the testimony of 3Isa, the judge listens to the prosecution and calls the Pasha’s defense: 17. On popular perceptions of the new legal orders, see Khaled Fahmy, “The Police and the People...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 499–520.
Published: 01 September 2007
... into 22. See the testimony of Bernard Granjon, then in charge of Médecins du monde’s mission in Rwanda, about his discussion with François Mitterrand, “Quatre-vingt minutes avec François Mit- terand” (“Eighty Minutes with François Mitterand in “Le génocide des...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (3): 559–578.
Published: 01 September 2003
...: “Perhaps the most striking change observed during my journey into the interior was the great reduction observable everywhere in native life.”19 Casement constructs this counternarra- tive through a combination of testimonial evidence (from both...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... representatives, and other parents like him to testify in congressional hearings about the importance of NBS. Parental testimony was carefully orchestrated to highlight the vastly different outcomes for two different children: one who underwent screening, and one who did not. Nathan recounted: And I would...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 January 2006
... system of correction and punishment. Under penal law of the eighteenth century (which Foucault referred to as classical law), psychiatric testimony functioned only to assess the accused’s sanity at the time of the crime. Under modern law...
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Public Culture (1990) 2 (2): 41–64.
Published: 01 May 1990
... be. In American idioms, Watergate was turned into The People's Court. In North American popular cultures of the law, trials have a defendant and are organized to individuate testimony and guilt. Dubin was to finish with more defendants charging themselves, each other, and distant persons - a 'parade...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 261–275.
Published: 01 May 2021
... children do or have done. Eventually, I did learn a lot about circus children, but not from underage informants. The information I managed to gather on being a child in the circus lingers in the memories of older people who were circus children at the height of the Indian circus age; or in testimonies...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 529–558.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and, second, the proliferation of certain humanist values , which often had to be manifested through theatrical testimonies of suffering and staged performances of mutual understanding. However, I also noted the resistance that such efforts were met with and which involved a critical, and often, cynical...
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