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Remembering against the nation-state: Hereros’ pursuit of restorative justice

Morgan, Karie L
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) Time & Society 21(1) 21–38

One hundred years after committing a genocide, the German government offered an apology to Hereros in Namibia, thereby making a significant step towards meeting their demands for restorative justice. In combination with changes to how the genocide was understood in Namibia and in Germany, the occasion of commemorating the genocide – which offered new contexts for remembering – marked a turning point in the way this past was remembered in both countries. (Author’s Abstract)


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