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Who’s Baby? The Birth of Pro-governmental Militias in Colombia, Professor Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín

16th November @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Discussant: Eduardo Álvarez-Vanegas (PhD researcher, Civil War Paths project)

Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín is a Professor at the Institute of Political Studies and International Relations, National University of Colombia, and the Director of the Observatory on Land Restitution. He is a sociologist and anthropologist whose work explores political systems, power and conflict. His extensive research on the Colombian conflict includes the recent book Clientelistic Warfare: Paramilitaries and the State in Colombia (1982–2007).