Narrative Identity and the Experience of Violence, Professor Wendy Pearlman

Discussant: Dr Toni Rouhana (Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Civil War Paths) Wendy Pearlman is Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence at Northwestern University. Professor Pearlman has written widely on processes of mobilisation in Palestine and Syria, the logic of Israeli coercion strategies, and the lived experience of forced migration. Her current work extends the latter […]

The Civil War Paths Project, Dr Anastasia Shesterinina

Anastasia Shesterinina is Director of the Centre for the Comparative Study of Civil War at the University of Sheffield. Her past projects explore the internal dynamics of armed conflict: focussing on social mobilisation, ex-combatant demobilisation, and civilian protection norms. As principal investigator on the Civil War Paths project, her present research seeks to understand the […]

Theses-in-Progress in Conversation

Problematising “Civil” in Civil War and “Peace” in Peacebuilding – Elena Simon and Henry StaplesRethinking Civic Engagement in Contexts of Political Violence – Ahmed Bastaki and Amna Kaleem Chair: Dr Anastasia Shesterinina

Projects in Progress: Environmental Activism

Violence against Environmental Activists in Colombia – Dr Jonathan GamuSocial Movements and the Ecologies of Survival in Egypt and Turkey – Dr Cemal Burak Tansel Chair: Pr Jan Selby

Book Launch

Mobilizing in Uncertainty: Collective Identities and War in Abkhazia – Dr Anastasia ShesterininaIn conversation with: Dr Laurence Broers, Caucasus Programme Director, Conciliation Resources and Russia and Eurasia Programme Associate Fellow, Chatham House

Political Violence and Reconciliation

Victim-Centred Approaches to Conflict Related Human Rights Abuses BA Project – Dr Helen TurtonThe Peace Process and the Complexity of Violence in Colombia – Dr Juan Mario Diaz Chair: Dr Simon Rushton

Understanding Civil War from Pre- to Post-War Stages

Civil War Paths UKRI FLF Project – Dr Anastasia ShesterininaRethinking Civil War as a Process Roundtable – Michael Livesey, Amna Kaleem, Elena Simon, Henry Staples, Bryony Vince Chair: Anastasia Shesterinina