Assignment 2 – Respresenting Trauma, Massacre, Memory
Topic: Assignment 2 – Respresenting Trauma, Massacre, Memory
question 1) Helen Fein uses four elements to analyze the genocides in Kampuchea and Indonesia and these are: (a) Moral exclusion, (b) Legitimacy problem, (c) Blaming the victim and (d) Patron’s violence. Explain two of these elements and link these to the cases in the two countries (300 words).
question 2) Stoler’s article entitles ‘The Uses and Abuses of the Past..’ indicates her argument regarding the period of 1965 in Indonesia. What does she argue in her article which is reflected in the title, and how does she view research by scholars on this period? (200 words)