Shelby Carpenter

Trust Building in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone

  My first morning in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was punctuated by literally running over a boy’s body. Eager to check out the beach, explore the neighborhood, and stretch my legs after my flight the night before from Banjul, The Gambia (my other field site), I decided to jog the 1.5 miles to Lumley Beach from …
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Themes of Displacement in Israel and Sierra Leone – Preface

  I chose the title “Themes of Displacement” for our Junior Visiting Scholars’ Volume because it lends itself to a wide range of considerations within different academic disciplines. In particular, “Themes of Displacement” challenges anthropologists and political scientists to reexamine some of our preconceived assumptions about peoples and places. For example, my anthropological research was …
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Preface

IWM Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conferences, Vol. XXVII © 2011 by the authors Readers may redistribute this article to other individuals for noncommercial use, provided that the text and this note remain intact. This article may not be reprinted or redistributed for commercial use without prior written permission from the author. If you have any questions …
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Shelby E. Carpenter

IWM Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conferences, Vol. XXVII © 2011 by the authors Readers may redistribute this article to other individuals for noncommercial use, provided that the text and this note remain intact. This article may not be reprinted or redistributed for commercial use without prior written permission from the author. If you have any questions …
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