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About Christopher K. Lamont

Christopher K. Lamont is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Articles by Christopher K. Lamont

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The challenges of building a shared Iraqi identity

If we take the fracturing of Iraqi memory to be an indicator of the direction Iraq is headed, then it is clear that reconciliation will also entail reconciling such competing narratives of Iraqi history, and thus identity.

Tunisia: in search of a political exit from political violence

In addition to the transitional process falling into paralysis, there is also a palpable sense of insecurity. The political assassinations, once relatively unknown in Tunisia, are now picking up their own deadly momentum.

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