Mulberry affects : ecology, memory, and aesthetics on the shores of the Tigris river in the wake of genocide

  • How can the Armenian genocide be considered in terms of its ecological roots and remnants? Umut Yıldırım explores the more-than-human flora and fauna indigenous to the banks of the Tigris river in Upper Mesopotamia - in particular, centenarian mulberry trees - as resistant roots that register the evidentiary ecologies of the Armenian genocide through the Turkish state's denialist present and its ongoing war against the Kurds.

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Author:Umut YıldırımORCiDGND
Parent Title (English):War-torn ecologies, an-archic fragments : reflections from the Middle East / edited by Umut Yıldırım ; Cultural Inquiry ; 27
Publisher:ICI Press
Place of publication:Berlin
Document Type:Part of a Book
Date of Publication (online):2023/10/06
Year of first Publication:2023
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2023/11/20
Tag:Armenian genocide; Eco-redaction; Kurdish movement; Mulberry trees; Resistant roots; Testimony
GND Keyword:Armenier; Völkermord; Diyarbakır. Region; Erinnerung; Maulbeerbaum; Kurden
Page Number:40
First Page:27
Last Page:66
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Sammlungen:CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft / ICI Berlin
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - CC BY-SA - Namensnennung - Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen 4.0 International