The martyrs of Lebanon: war memorials as sites of contestation and reconciliation

By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson How come certain commemorations take place in particular sites? How come British politicians leave wreaths at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday? Why do the French pay tribute to the ‘Unknown Soldier’ at the foot … Continue reading The martyrs of Lebanon: war memorials as sites of contestation and reconciliation

Shia versus Shia: The Amal-Hizbullah Divide. An Interview with Shady Alkhayer

By Katerina Karakatsanis  CCC sat down with Shady Alkhayer, a PhD student of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at King’s College London. Shady is currently investigating the relationship of two Shia groups, Amal and Hizbullah, who both fought in … Continue reading Shia versus Shia: The Amal-Hizbullah Divide. An Interview with Shady Alkhayer