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New Bones Collective Publication

We are pleased to announce that a special issue of the Journal of Material Culture, guest edited by Joost Fontein, John Harries and Cara Krmpotich has just been published.

The substance of bones: the emotive materiality and affective presence of human remains, Edited by Cara Krmpotich, Joost Fontein & John Harries. Journal of Material Culture 15 (4):

see: http://mcu.sagepub.com/content/current 

Contents: 

Introduction: The substance of bones: the emotive materiality and affective presence of human remains. Cara Krmpotich, Joost Fontein & John Harries

Between tortured bodies and resurfacing bones: the politics of the dead in Zimbabwe. Joost Fontein

Of bleeding skulls and the postcolonial uncanny: bones and the presence of Nonosabasut and Demasduit. John Harries

Bones in the rebel lady's boudoir: ethnology, race and trophy-hunting in the American Civil War. Simon Harrison

The scientific and affective identification or republican civilian victims from the Spanish Civil War. Layla Renshaw

Articulating bones: an epilogue. Elizabeth Hallam

Freshers 2013