The Palgrave Handbook of Testimony and Culture. Edited by Sara Jones and Roger Woods. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023. Pp. 630. GBP £143.50. Hbk.

First of all, believe the praise on the cover. This is a compendious collection which supports the view that the contemporary fascination with “handbooks” and “companions” can produce scholarship of a very high order. Essays in this collection will feature on undergraduate reading lists in Cultural Studies, Modern Languages and …

Book Review: Krondorfer, Björn. Unsettling empathy: Working with groups in conflict. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020.

Having followed Björn Krondorfer’s work with great interest, I had the utmost curiosity about reviewing his newest book, Unsettling Empathy: Working with Groups in Conflict (2020). Krondorfer does not disappoint, he offers nuanced and powerful insights that reinforce and extend his earlier work. Ideally, Unsettling Empathy should be seen as …