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The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Amarasuriya, Harini, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic and Jonathan Spencer, Editors.

2020. The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives. UCL Press. Open Access.

The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Amarasuriya, Harini, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, and Jonathan Spencer.

2020. Introduction: The Intimate life of Dissent. In The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives (edited by Harini Amarasuriya, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Jonathan Spencer). UCL Press. Open Access.

The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Galina. 2020. “Futile Political Gestures“, a special debate series, Anthropological Theory Commons.

The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Kelly, Tobias, ed. 2019. The Intimate Life of Dissent.

A Special Collection on the American Ethnologist Website.

The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Kelly, Tobias. 2019. Introduction: Anthropological Perspectives on the Intimate Life of Dissent.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent (edited by Tobias Kely), American Ethnologist Website.

The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Kelly, Tobias, Sharika Thiranagama, and Carlos Forment. 2018. 
Whose Civility? Anthropological Theory18(2-3), 153-174
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The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives.

Tobias Kelly and Sharika Thiranagama, 2019. Against Civility. In Public Books February 1, 2017.

Conscientious Objectors in Britain

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. Forthcoming. Battles of Conscience: British Pacifists in the Second World War.

Chatto and Windus. 

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2020. “Pacifist Futility”, a contribution to a special debate section on Futile Political GesturesAnthropological Theory Commons.

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. In Press. Justice, Conscience and War in Imperial Britain. PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 42(2). 

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. In Press. Pacifist Utopias: Humanitarianism, Tragedy and Complicity in the Second World War.

Special issue in “Utopian Confluences” edited by Bjorn Bertelsen and Ruy Blanes, Social Anthropology. 

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2020. Dissenting Conscience: The Intimate Politics of Objection in Second World War Britain.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives (edited by Harini Amarasuriya, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Jonathan Spencer). UCL Press. Open Access.

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2019. Dissenting Conscience.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent (edited by Tobias Kely), American Ethnologist Website.

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2018. Beyond Ethics: Conscience, Pacifism, and the Political in Wartime Britain. 

HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 8(1-2), 114-128. 
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Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2018. Include Us Out.

Scottish Review of Books 2018. 

Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2018. The Potential for Civility: Labour and Love among British pacifists in the Second World War. 

Anthropological Theory, 18: 2-3: 198-216.
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Peace Service Units pamphlet (held at Friends House), 1940s

Kelly, Tobias. 2015. Citizenship, Cowardice and Freedom of Conscience: British Pacifists in the Second World War.

Comparative Studies in Society and History, 57(3), 694-722. 
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A Site of Conscience: Monumental Names and Memory Activism in Moscow

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Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Galina. 2020. One is the Biggest Number. Estrangement, Intimacy, and Totalitarianism in Late Soviet Russia.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives (edited by Harini Amarasuriya, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Jonathan Spencer). UCL Press. Open Access.

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Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Galina. 2020. “Futile Engagements” a contribution to a special debate section on Futile Political GesturesAnthropological Theory Commons.

russian projects - books

Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Galina. (2019). One is the Biggest Number. Dissent as Estrangement from Totality.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent (edited by Tobias Kely), American Ethnologist Website.

russian projects - books

Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Galina. (2019). End of organised atheism. The genealogy of the law on freedom of conscience and its conceptual effects in Russia. History and Anthropology. 
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Sri Lanka: Histories of Conscience and Dissent

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Amarasuriya, Harini and Jonathan Spencer. 2020. Intimate Commitments: Friends, Comrades and Family in the Life of one Sri Lankan Activist.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives (edited by Harini Amarasuriya, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Jonathan Spencer). UCL Press. Open Access/

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Maunaguru, Sidharthan. 2020. Friends with Differences: Ethics, Rivalry in Politics and Ex-Tamil Sri Lankan Political Activists.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent: Anthropological Perspectives (edited by Harini Amarasuriya, Tobias Kelly, Sidharthan Maunaguru, Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic, Jonathan Spencer). UCL Press. Open Access.

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Amarasuriya, Harini. 2020. “The Politics of Environmental Movements in Sri Lanka”, Polity 8(1-2): 21-28. 

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Amarasuriya, Harini and Jonathan Spencer. 2019. Tracing Conscience in a Time of War: Archiving a History of Dissent in Sri Lanka, 1960s-2000s.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent (edited by Tobias Kelly), American Ethnologist Website. 

Lanka-Guardian

Maunaguru, Sidharthan. 2019. Being a Friend: Ethical Living in Politics.

In The Intimate Life of Dissent (edited by Tobias Kelly), American Ethnologist Website. 

The Conscience of International Human Rights Human Rights

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Kelly, Tobias. 2018. A Divided Conscience: The Lost Convictions of Human Rights? Public Culture, 30(3), 367-392. 
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