Aesthetics, Affect and the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal
Funded by a Leverhulme Research Fellowship this project seeks to explore the configuration of the nation-state and the relation between art and politics through the evocation of senses by various affective apparatus (like museums, memorials etc.) in the context of the setting up of the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal. I was also invited for a one month scholarly residency in the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio as part of this project. Linked to this I co-organised an International Inter-disciplinary Conference ‘Melancholic States‘,. The manuscript under preparation from this project (Arts of Irreconciliation and the Bangladesh War of 1971) is contracted with the Cultural Memory in the Present Series, Stanford University Press.
- Mookherjee, N. (Planned). Arts of Reconciliation and the Bangladesh War of 1971. Contracted with Cultural Memory in the Present Series, Stanford University Press.
- Mookherjee, N. (2015). The Spectral Wound: Sexual Violence, Public Memories and the Bangladesh War of 1971. Foreword by Prof. Veena Das. Durham, N. C.: Duke University Press.
Chapter in book
Mookherjee, N. (Accepted). ‘Memory’. In Visual Global Politics. Bleiker, Roland Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
- Mookherjee, N. (2016). Desh: the aesthetics of staging the nation. In Locations: An Anthropology of Architecture and Urbanism. Ashraf, K. Novato, CA: ORO Editions and Bengal Foundation. 1: 12-21.
- Mookherjee, N. (2009). Denunciatory Practices and the constitutive role of Collaboration of the Bangladesh War. In Treason and the Art of Politics: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives. Kelly, T. & Thiranagama, S. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania University Press. 48-67.
- Mookherjee, N. (2006). Muktir Gaan (Songs of Freedom), the Raped Woman and the Migrant Identities of the Bangladesh War. In Gender, Conflict and Migration. (as part of the Gender and Migration in Asia. Behera, N.C. Sage: New Delhi. 3: 72-96.
- Jazeel, T & Mookherjee, N. (2015). Special Issue on Aesthetics, Politics and Conflict. Journal of Material Culture Special Issue, 20 (4): Sage Publications.
- Mookherjee, N. – Guest Editor (2013). The Self in South Asia. Special Issue of Journal of Historical Sociology, 26 (1): Wiley Blackwell.
- Mookherjee, N. & Pinney, C. (2011). Aesthetics of nations: Anthropological and historical perspectives. Special Issue of Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI), Wiley Blackwell.
- Mookherjee, N. (2009). ‘Ethics of Apology: A Set of Commentaries’. Contributions by Dr. Nayanika Mookherjee, Prof. Nigel Rapport, Prof. Lisette Josephides, Prof. Gillian Cowlishaw, Prof. Ghassan Hage, Dr. Lindi Todds. Critique of Anthropology.
- Mookherjee, Nayanika (2015). The raped woman as a horrific sublime and the Bangladesh war of 1971. Journal of Material Culture 20(4): 379-395.
- Mookherjee, N. (2013). Introduction: The Self in South Asia. Special Issue of The Journal of Historical Sociology26.1(Spring 2013): 1-18.
- Mookherjee, N. (2011). ‘Never Again’ Aesthetics of ‘Genocidal’ Cosmopolitanism and the Bangladesh Liberation War Museum. Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI) 17(S1): 71-91.
- Mookherjee, N. (2011). Introduction: ‘The Aesthetics of nations: Anthropological and historical approaches’. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI) 17(Supplement, s1): 1-20.
- Mookherjee, N. (2011). Love in the time of 71: The Furore over Meherjaan. Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 46 (No. 12 March 19 – March 25, 2011: ): 25-27.
- Mookherjee, N. (2011). Mobilising Images: Encounters of ‘Forced’ Migrants and the Bangladesh war of 1971. Mobilities 6(3): 399-414.
- Mookherjee, N. (2008). Gendered Embodiments: Mapping the body-politic of the raped woman and the nation in Bangladesh. Feminist Review, Special Issue on War 88(1): 36-53.
- Mookherjee, N. (2007). The “Dead and their Double Duties” Mourning, Melancholia and the Martyred Intellectual Memorials in Bangladesh. Special Issue The Material and Visual Culture of Cities. Space and Culture 10(2): 271-291. Translated in Sinhala and Tamil.