Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster

Social Data and the Archive

Archives, Ethics, and Justice

Abu El Haj, N. Facts on the Ground: Archeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israel Society. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2001. 

Arondekar, Anjali. “In the Absence of Reliable Ghosts: Sexuality, Historiography, South Asia.”  differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 25, no. 3 (2014): 98-122.

Barak, On. “Archives and/as Battlefields: Political Aspects of Historiographic Revision.” Memory Studies 12, no. 3 (June 2019): 266–78.

Bickford, Louis. “The Archival Imperative: Human Rights and Historical Memory in Latin America’s Southern Cone.” Human Rights Quarterly 21, no. 4 (1999): 1097–122.

———. “Human Rights Archives and Research on Historical Memory.” Latin American Research Review 35, no. 2 (2000): 160–82.

Blanco-Rivera, Joel A. “Transitional Justice and the Role of Archives During Democratic Transitions in Latin America.” Memory: Newsletter of the Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Roundtable, Society of American Archivists 1, no. 2 (2009): 5–6.

Bsheer, Rosie. Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020.

Deshpande, Prachi. Creative Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Western India. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Echevarria, Roberto González. Myth and the Archive: A Theory of Latin American Narrative, 2nd ed. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998.

Freeman, Elizabeth. Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories. Durham: Duke University Pres, 2010.

Elkins, Caroline. “Looking beyond Mau Mau: Archiving Violence in the Era of Decolonization”, The American Historical Review, Volume 120, Issue 3, 1 June 2015.

Gilliland, Anne J. “A Matter of Life or Death: A Critical Examination of the Role of Official Records and Archives in Supporting the Agency of the Forcibly Displaced,” in “Critical Archival Studies,” eds. Michelle Caswell, Ricardo Punzalan, and T-Kay Sangwand. Special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 1, no. 2 (2017). 

 Hannoum, Abdelmajid. “Archiving Algeria: Power, Violence and Secrecy. In Reid, Kirsty, and Fiona Paisley. Sources and Methods in Histories of Colonialism: Approaching the Imperial Archive. London: Routledge, 2017.

Haugbolle, Sune. “History” and “memory” in Lebanon since 2005: Blind Spots, Emotional Archives and Historiographic Challenges. In Knudsen, Are and Michael Kerr, eds. Lebanon: After the Cedar Revolution. London: Hurst Publishers, 2012.

Haugbolle, Sune and Anders Hastrup, eds.The Politics of Violence, Truth and Reconciliation in the Arab Middle East. London: Routledge, 2009.

Hegasy, Sonja. “Archive Partisans: Forbidden Histories and the Promise of the Future.” Memory Studies 12, no. 3 (June 2019): 247–65.

Jelin, Elizabeth. State Repression and the Labors of Memory. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003. 

Kelleher, Christian. “Archives Without Archives: (Re)Locating and (Re)Defining the Archive Through Post-Custodial Praxis,” in “Critical Archival Studies,” eds. Michelle Caswell, Ricardo Punzalan, and T-Kay Sangwand. Special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 1, no.2 (2017). 

Love, Heather. Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press,, 2009. 

Procter, Margaret, Michael Cook, and Caroline Williams, eds. Political Pressure and the Archival Record. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2006. 

Seikaly, Sherene. “How I Met My Great-Grandfather: Archives and the Writing of History,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, 38:1 (May 2018), 6–20.

Sukarieh, Mayssoun and Stuart Tannock. “Subcontracting Academia: Alienation, Exploitation and Disillusionment in the UK Overseas Syrian Refugee Research Industry”, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography 51, no. 2 (2019), 664-680.

Weld, Kirsten. Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014.

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