Bryant, Rebecca


Dr Rebecca Bryant  

Department

Position held

European Institute

Senior Research Fellow

Experience keywords:

gender and the state; post-conflict reconciliation; Ethnic conflict and displacement; borders and sovereignty; political culture in Southeast Europe; transitional justice

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Rebecca Bryant is a political and legal anthropologist whose work focuses on ethnic conflict and displacement, border practices, transitional justice, and contested sovereignty in Cyprus, Turkey, and more recently the south Caucasus. She is the author of two books and numerous academic articles, research reports, policy briefs and commentary on the Cyprus conflict and Turkish political culture. Her current research concerns comparative analysis of everyday life in unrecognized states. In 2014, she will begin a research project on bourgeois conceptions of modernity in the early Turkish republican period.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Turkey; Cyprus

Languages:

Turkish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Greek [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Bryant, Rebecca (2014) History’s remainders: belonging, temporality, and unfinished pasts American Ethnologist. ISSN 1548-1425

2013

Bryant, Rebecca and Hatay, Mete (2013) Soft politics and hard choices: an assessment of Turkey’s new regional diplomacy PCC Reports, 2/2013. Peace Research Institute (PRIO), Oslo, Norway. ISBN 9788272885198

2012

Bryant, Rebecca and Yakinthou, Christalla (2012) Cypriot perceptions of Turkey Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), Istanbul, Turkey. ISBN 9786055332259

Bryant, Rebecca (2012) Life stories: Turkish Cypriot community Displacement in Cyprus: consequences of civil and military strife, 2. Peace Research Institute (PRIO), Oslo, Norway. ISBN 9788272884177

Bryant, Rebecca (2012) The fractures of a struggle: remembering and forgetting Erenköy In: Papadakis, Yiannis and Bryant, Rebecca, (eds.) Cyprus and the Politics of Memory: History, Community and Conflict. I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, London, 168-194. ISBN 9781780761077

Bryant, Rebecca and Papadakis, Yiannis (2012) Introduction: modalities of time, history, and memory in ethnonational conflicts In: Papadakis, Yiannis and Bryant, Rebecca, (eds.) Cyprus and the Politics of Memory: History, Community and Conflict. I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, London, 1-26. ISBN 9781780761077

Bryant, Rebecca and Papadakis, Yiannis, eds (2012) Cyprus and the politics of memory: history, community and conflict International library of twentieth century history. I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, London. ISBN 9781780761077

Bryant, Rebecca (2012) Partitions of memory: wounds and witnessing in Cyprus Comparative Studies in Society and History, 54 (02). 332-360. ISSN 0010-4175

2011

Bryant, Rebecca (2011) Introduction: British colonial Cyprus Cyprus Review, 23 (2). 15-17. ISSN 1015-2881

Bryant, Rebecca (2011) British colonial Cyprus - special issue, edited by Rebecca Bryant Cyprus Review, 23 (2). ISSN 1015-2881

Hatay, Mete and Bryant, Rebecca (2011) Negotiating the Cyprus problem(s) Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), Istanbul, Turkey.

Bryant, Rebecca (2011) Felaketi yazmak: kıbrıs’ta nostalji ve tarih(ler)i In: Neyzi, Leyla, (ed.) Nasıl Hatırlıyoruz? Türkiye’de Bellek Calışmaları. İş Bankası Yayınları, Istanbul, Turkey, 65-90. ISBN 9786053601708

Bryant, Rebecca and Hatay, Mete (2011) Guns and guitars: simulating sovereignty in a state of sieges American Ethnologist, 38 (4). 631-649. ISSN 0094-0496

2010

Bryant, Rebecca (2010) The state of Cypriot silences Cyprus Review, 22 (2). 113-122. ISSN 1015-2881

Bryant, Rebecca (2010) Cyprus' continuously returning past Middle East Report Online, 03 Jun.

Bryant, Rebecca (2010) The past in pieces: belonging in the new Cyprus Contemporary Ethnography. University of Pennsylvania Press , Philadelphia, USA. ISBN 9780812242607

2009

Bryant, Rebecca (2009) Mnoho cyperských problémov Zahraničná Politika, 12 (6). ISSN 1336-2216

Hatay, Mete and Bryant, Rebecca (2009) Migrant cities research: Nicosia north British Council, London.

Bryant, Rebecca (2009) The many Cyprus problems Middle East Report, 39 (251). ISSN 0899-2851

Bryant, Rebecca and Hatay, Mete (2009) Suing for sovereignty: property, territory, and the EU’s Cyprus problem Policy Briefs, May 2009. Istanbul Kültür University, Istanbul, Turkey.

2008

Bryant, Rebecca (2008) Property, lawfare, and the Cyprus impasse Global Studies Review, 4 (20 Mar 2008) Blog entry

Bryant, Rebecca (2008) Of lemons and laws: property and the (trans)national order in Cyprus In: Johnston, Barbara Rose and Slyomovics, Susan, (eds.) Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights. Left Coast Press Inc., San Francisco, USA. ISBN 9781598743449

Bryant, Rebecca (2008) Writing the catastrophe: nostalgia and its histories in Cyprus Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 26 (2). 399-422. ISSN 0738-1727

Hatay, Mete and Bryant, Rebecca (2008) The jasmine scent of Nicosia: of returns, revolutions, and the longing for forbidden pasts Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 26 (2). 423-449. ISSN 0738-1727

2007

Bryant, Rebecca (2007) Turkey, Cyprus and the European division Insight Turkey , 9 (1). 120-126. ISSN 1302-177X

Bryant, Rebecca (2007) Turkey, Cyprus and the European division Middle East Report Online, 25 Feb.

Bryant, Rebecca and Özmenek, Seyhan (2007) Tebaadan vatandaşa: kıbrıs’ta modernite ve Milliyetçilik İletişim Yayınları, Istanbul, Turkey. ISBN 9789750505423

2006

Bryant, Rebecca (2006) Betrayals of the past Postcolonial Studies, 9 (3). 311-324. ISSN 1368-8790

Bryant, Rebecca (2006) On the condition of postcoloniality in Cyprus In: Papadakis, Yiannis and Peristianis, Nicos and Welz, Gisela, (eds.) Divided Cyprus: Modernity, History, and an Island in Conflict. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, USA, 47-65. ISBN 0253347513

Bryant, Rebecca (2006) Signatures and 'simple ones': constituting a public in Cyprus, c. 1900 In: Faustmann, Hubert and Peristianis, Nicos, (eds.) Britain in Cyprus: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism 1878-2006 . Peleus: Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Griechenlands und Zypern (19). Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, Ruhpolding, Germany, 79-97. ISBN 9783941336162

2005

Bryant, Rebecca (2005) A dangerous trend in Cyprus Middle East Report, 35 (235). ISSN 0899-2851

Bryant, Rebecca (2005) Disciplining ethnicity and citizenship in colonial Cyprus In: Bénéï, Véronique, (ed.) Manufacturing Citizenship: Education and Nationalism in Europe, South Asia and China. Routledge, Abingdon, 79-97. ISBN 0415364884

Bryant, Rebecca (2005) The soul danced into the body: nation and improvisation in Istanbul American Ethnologist, 32 (2). 222-238. ISSN 0094-0496

2004

Bryant, Rebecca (2004) Rumların "hayır"ının kültürel kaynakları Birikim, 182. 46-53. ISSN 1300-8358

Bryant, Rebecca (2004) An ironic result in Cyprus Middle East Report Online, 12 May.

Bryant, Rebecca (2004) Imagining the modern: the cultures of nationalism in Cyprus I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, London. ISBN 9781850434610

2003

Bryant, Rebecca (2003) Bandits and 'bad characters': law as anthropological practice in Cyprus, c. 1900 Law and History Review, 21 (2). 243-270. ISSN 0738-2480

2002

Bryant, Rebecca (2002) The purity of spirit and the power of blood: a comparative perspective on nation, gender and kinship in Cyprus Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 8 (3). 509-530. ISSN 1359-0987

2001

Bryant, Rebecca (2001) Pashas and protests: revelation and enlightenment in Cyprus Cultural Dynamics, 13 (3). 317-338. ISSN 0921-3740

Bryant, Rebecca (2001) Justice or respect? A comparative perspective on politics in Cyprus Ethnic and Racial Studies, 24 (6). 892-924. ISSN 0141-9870

Bryant, Rebecca (2001) An aesthetics of self: moral remaking and Cypriot education Comparative Studies in Society and History, 43 (3). 583-614. ISSN 0010-4175

1998

Bryant, Rebecca (1998) An education in honor: patriotism and the Greek schools of Cyprus In: Calotychos, Vangelis, (ed.) Cyprus and Its People: Nation, Identity, and Experience in an Unimaginable Community, 1955-1997. Westview Press, Boulder, CO, USA, 53-68. ISBN 9780813335155


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