Publications

Showing one’s colours

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Klem, B. (2014) 'Showing one’s colours: The political work of elections in post-war Sri Lanka,' accepted by Modern Asian Studies.

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  • Type: journal article

Political geography of war's end

Political geography of war's end

Klem, B. (2014) 'The political geography of war’s end: Territorialisation, circulation, and moral anxiety in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka', Political Geography, 38(1): 33-45.

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Battlefields of method

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Goodhand, J, B. Klem, and S. Sørbø (2014) 'Battlefields of method: Evaluating Norwegian peace efforts in Sri Lanka,' in B. Bull, M. Kennedy-Chouane and O. Winckler (eds) Evaluation Methodologies for Aid in Conflict, pp. 61-84. London: Routledge.


Book review: Daniel Bass

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Klem, B. (2013) 'Everyday ethnicity in Sri Lanka: Up-Country Tamil Identity Politics', Pacific Affairs, 86(4): 939-940.


Eye of the Storm

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Klem, B. (2012) 'In the Eye of the Storm: Sri Lanka’s Front-Line Civil Servants in Transition', Development and Change, 43(3): 695-717.


In the wake of war

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Klem, B. (2012) In the Wake of War: The Political Geography of Transition in Eastern Sri Lanka. PhD dissertation at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.


Book review: Sarah Holt

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Klem, B. (2011) 'Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of War: Buying Time in Sri Lanka', Civil Wars, 13(4): 470-472. 


Tsunami and peace

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Frerks, G. and B. Klem (2011) 'Muddling the Peace Process: The Political Dynamics of the Tsunami, Aid and Conflict', in J. Goodhand, B. Korf, and J. Spencer (eds) Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka: Caught in the Peace Trap? pp. 168-182. London: Routledge.


Book review: Asoka Bandarage and Camilla Orjuela

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Klem, B. (2009) 'Identity Politics, Peacebuilding and Foreign Involvement in Sri Lanka', Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict, 2(2): 128-131.


Pawns of Peace

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Goodhand, J, B. Klem and G. Sørbø (2011) Pawns of Peace: Evaluation of Norwegian Peace Efforts in Sri Lanka, 1997-2009. Report 5/2011 Evaluation, commissioned by NORAD.


Islam, Politics and Violence

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Klem, B. (2011) 'Islam, Politics and Violence in Eastern Sri Lanka,' Journal of Asian Studies, 70(3):730-753.

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Lessen van de Sri Lankaanse Tragedie

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Klem, B., R. Pieneman, and S. Kamerling (2011) 'Lessen van de Srilankaanse tragedie: een voorproefje van mondiale veranderingen op het gebied van veiligheid en ontwikkeling?' Internationale Spectator, 65(10): 539-534.


The gift of disaster

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B. Korf, S.H. Hasbullah, P. Hollenbach and B. Klem (2010) 'The commodification of good intentions in post-tsunami Sri Lanka,' Disasters, 34(S1): S60-S77.

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Religion, conflict and boundary politics in Sri Lanka

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J. Goodhand, B. Korf and B. Klem (2009) 'Religion, conflict and boundary politics in Sri Lanka,' European Journal for Development Research, 21(5): 679-898.

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Muddling the peace process

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G. Frerks and B. Klem (2011) 'The politics of the tsunami, aid and conflict,' in: J. Goodhand, B. Korf and J. Spencer (eds.) Conflict, aid and peacebuilding in Sri Lanka: Caught in the peace trap? pp. 168-182. London: Routledge.


The struggle after Combat

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B. Klem and P. Douma with G. Frerks, G. Gompelman and S. van Laar (2008) The role of NGOs in DDR processes: Synthesis Study. The Hague: Cordaid.


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G. Frerks, G. Gompelman and S. van Laar with B. Klem (2008) The role of NGOs in DDR processes: Afghanistan Case Study. The Hague: Cordaid.


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P. Douma and S. van Laar with B. Klem (2008) The role of NGOs in DDR processes: DR Congo Case. The Hague: Cordaid.


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B. Klem with P. Douma and S. van Laar (2008) Study The role of NGOs in DDR processes: Sierra Leone Case Study. The Hague: Cordaid.


Pride and prejudice

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B. Klem and S. van Laar (2008) 'An Afghan and Liberian case study on civil-military interaction in post-conflict recovery,' in M. Bollen and B. Rietjens (eds) Civil-military interfaces: A shared platform for experience and research, pp. 129-146. London: Ashgate.


Evaluatie Stabiliteitsfonds 2004 – 2005

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B. Klem and G. Frerks (2007) Evaluatie Stabiliteitsfonds: 2004-2005. Wageningen/Amsterdam: WUR/BKR (in Dutch, with English summary).


Principles and pragmatism

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G. Frerks, B. Klem, S. van Laar and M. van Klingeren (2006) Civil-military action in Afghanistan and Liberia. Utrecht/Amsterdam: UU/BKR.


Possible Sri Lankan Futures and Patterns of Displacement.

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B. Klem (2006) Possible Sri Lankan Futures and Patterns of Displacement. Writenet report for UNHCR.


Conditioning Peace among Protagonists

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G. Frerks and B. Klem (2006) A Study into the Use of Peace Conditionalities in the Sri Lankan Peace Process. The Hague: Clingendael.


From basic relief to comprehensive peace

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B. Klem (2006) 'The story of ZOA Refugee Care in Sri Lanka,' in B. Schennink and G. van der Haar (eds) Working on peace-building and conflict prevention: Experiences and dilemmas of Dutch NGOs. Amsterdam: Dutch University Press.

  • Type: Book chapter

Aid, Peace and Conflict in Sri Lanka

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J. Goodhand and B. Klem with D. Fonseka, S.I. Keethaponcalan, and S. Sardesai (2005) Aid, peace and conflict in Sri Lanka. Washington DC: The Asia Foundation.


Muddling the Peace Process

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G. Frerks and B. Klem (2005) Post-tsunami Rehabilitation in War-torn Sri Lanka, CRU Policy Brief. Clingendael.


Wegwijs in de wereld van de hulp

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L. Schulpen and B. Klem (2005) Handboek internationale samenwerking. Amsterdam: KIT Publishers. (in Dutch)

  • Type: Book

Using PRSPs in Conflict Areas.

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B. Klem (2004) Using PRSPs in Conflict Areas. The Hague: Clingendael.


The Marawila Scenarios

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G. Frerks, M. Moquette, B. Klem and C. Devillers (2004) The Marawile Scenarios. Produced for the Donor Working Group in Sri Lanka.


Dealing with Diversity

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G. Frerks and B. Klem (2004) Sri Lankan Discourses of Peace and Conflict. The Hague: Clingendael.

  • Type: Book

Children's Play

B. Klem and R. van der Kolk (2004) Children’s Play. (A film on a children’s reconciliation festival in Jaffna, Sri Lanka)

Type: Film

For the Dutch version ("Kinderspel") please click here.