In this article published in the journal, History and Anthropology, J. P. Linstroth (PRIO, Oslo) explains the significance of exaggeration, memory, and representation in relation to genocide survival and aspects of discrimination among Mayan-immigrants in South Florida. Read the article here (accessible if you or your institution subscribe). Linstroth also had several co-authored articles on Cuban, Haitian, and Guatemalan refugees in Florida published in September 2009 in Forum: Qualitative Social Research .
In this article published in Forum for Development Studies, John-Andrew McNeish (CMI, Bergen) and Oscar López Rivera (FLACSO, Guatemala) aim to characterise and identify the causes of violence in Guatemala after the signing of the peace accords in 1996. Read the article here.
Jennifer Schirmer at the University of Oslo is one of the more than 30 contributors to this book, which documents and analyzes the vast array of peace initiatives that have emerged in Colombia in recent years. More information here .