Theorising Media and Conflict

Philipp Budka (Redaktør) ; Birgit Bräuchler (Redaktør)

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Brings together anthropologists as well as media and communication scholars to collectively address the elusive and complex relationship between media and conflict. Practitioners, policymakers, students and scholars who wish to understand the lived realities and dynamics of contemporary conflicts will find this book invaluable. Les mer
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Brings together anthropologists as well as media and communication scholars to collectively address the elusive and complex relationship between media and conflict. Practitioners, policymakers, students and scholars who wish to understand the lived realities and dynamics of contemporary conflicts will find this book invaluable.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface

Philipp Budka



PART I: KEY DEBATES



Introduction: Anthropological Perspectives on Theorising Media and Conflict

Birgit Brauchler and Philipp Budka



Chapter 1. Transforming Media and Conflict Research

Nicole Stremlau



PART II: WITNESSING CONFLICT



Chapter 2 Just a 'Stupid Reflex'? Digital Witnessing of the Charlie Hebdo Attacks and the Mediation of Conflict

Johanna Sumiala, Minttu Tikka and Katja Valaskivi



Chapter 3. The Ambivalent Aesthetics and Perception of Mobile Phone Videos: A (De-)Escalating Factor for the Syrian Conflict

Mareike Meis



PART III: EXPERIENCING CONFLICT



Chapter 4. Banal Phenomenologies of Conflict: Professional Media Cultures and Audiences of Distant Suffering

Tim Markham



Chapter 5. Learning to Listen: Theorising the Sounds of Contemporary Media and Conflict

Matthew Sumera



PART IV: MEDIATED CONFLICT LANGUAGE



Chapter 6. Trolling and the Orders and Disorders of Communication in '(Dis)Information Society'

Jonathan Paul Marshall



Chapter 7. 'Your Rockets Are Late. Do We Get a Free Pizza?': Israeli-Palestinian Twitter Dialogues and Boundary Maintenance in the 2014 Gaza War

Oren Livio



PART V: SITES OF CONFLICT



Chpapter 8. What Violent Conflict Tells Us about Media and Place-Making (and Vice Versa): Ethnographic Observations from a Revolutionary Uprising

Nina Gronlykke Mollerup



Chapter 9. An Ayuujk 'Media War' over Water and Land: Mediatised Senses of Belonging between Mexico and the United States

Ingrid Kummels



PART VI: CONFLICT ACROSS BORDERS



Chapter 10. Transnationalising the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Media Rituals and Diaspora Activism between California and the South Caucasus

Rik Adriaans



Chapter 11. Stones Thrown Online: The Politics of Insults, Distance and Impunity in Congolese Polemique

Katrien Pype



PART VII: AFTER CONFLICT



Chapter 12. Mending the Wounds of War: A Framework for the Analysis of the Representation of Conflict-Related Trauma and Reconciliation in Cinema

Lennart Soberon, Kevin Smets and Daniel Biltereyst



Chapter 13. Going off the Record? On the Relationship between Media and the Formation of National Identity in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Silke Oldenburg



Chapter 14. From War to Peace in Indonesia: Transforming Media and Society

Birgit Brauchler



Afterword

John Postill



Index

Om forfatteren

Birgit Brauchler is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne. She is author of Cyberidentities at War (2013, Berghahn), The Cultural Dimension of Peace (2015, Palgrave), editor of Reconciling Indonesia (2009, Routledge), co-editor of Theorising Media and Practice (2010, Berghahn) with John Postill and has published widely in peer-reviewed journals.