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Centre for the Study of Violence research projects

A collection of research projects from members of the Centre for the Study of Violence.


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This page contains a selection of research projects from members of the Centre for the Study of Violence. These projects focus explicitly on the problem of violence across the globe.

State of Disappearance

Project Lead: Professor Brad Evans

This is an interdisciplinary project that brings together social sciences, the arts and advocacy groups to look at the multiple ways disappearance occurs.

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Poisons and Pestilence

Project Lead: Dr Brett Edwards

This is a multi-episode podcast exploring the history of chemical weapons and the security implications of biotechnologies.

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Borderlands, Brokers and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka and Nepal: War to Peace Transitions viewed from the margins

Project Lead: Dr Oliver Walton

This project examines the contested war to peace transitions in Nepal and Sri Lanka with a view to improving statebuilding and peacebuilding interventions in post-war contexts in South Asia and beyond.

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The Spanish Famine: Causes, Development, Consequences, and Memory (1936-1952)

Project Lead: Dr Jorge Marco

This is a a project that addresses the silence that's associated with the Spanish famine during the rile of Franco in Spain.

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Challenging Neglect from a Systemic Perspective: Protecting Refugee Children in Jordan and Gaza, Palestine

Project lead: Professor Jason Hart

This is a two-year project that focusses on the experience of caregivers and children from the Sudanese, Somali, Syrian and Iraqi communities in Jordan and from 1948 Palestine and their descendants in the Gaza Strip.

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Histories of Violence

Project Lead: Professor Brad Evans

This is an online resource centre dedicated to exploring violence in all its forms and featuring many films and resources featuring leading authorities.

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Authoritarian Violence & Cosmopolitan Protection

Project lead: Professor Timo Kivimaki

This is a project exploring the mega-trends of violence by addressing areas such as 1) military means, 2) limited military options, as well as the role played by 3) global institutions.

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Nonviolent Repression and the Escalation of Conflicts over Self-Determination (NRECS)

Project Lead: Dr Micha Germann

This is a project that seeks to improve knowledge about the causes of civil wars by paying increased attention to the process of conflict escalation from nonviolent claims to civil war.

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Disputed Territories and Memory Project

Project Lead: Dr Doreen Pastor

This is a project that brings together an international team of researchers from six organisations who are working collaboratively to explore the management of competing memories of disputed territories across borders.

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Gender in Foreign Policymaking: the academic and policy implications of feminist foreign policy

Project lead: Dr Jennifer Thompson

This is a project exploring the meaning and impact of this turn to feminist foreign policymaking (FFP), and the policy lessons that can be learned for the UK context.

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