Cambodia’s wheel of history rolls on

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March 20, 2009 - 10:48 -

Alexandra Kent
Senior Researcher
NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

Thirty years after the end of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, a ‘hybrid’ war crimes tribunal has finally begun. A mixed team of Cambodian and foreign lawyers have just kicked into motion with the trial of ‘Duch’, the first of five suspects to be tried. The others are Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan, Ieng Thirith, Ieng Sary and Nuon Chea.

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March 15, 2009 - 16:01 -

In the early 1990s I started an ongoing journey in search of a Chinese worker-subject within the trajectory of China’s state socialist system’s incorporation into global capitalism. I have striven to articulate the emergence of a possible minor genre of