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Armed politics

The moral politics of violent death in Bangladesh

This project wants to understand how rebel groups and societies deal with violent death as a part of civil strife.

Martyrdom and propaganda ontologies in Maoist India

In writings produced by the Naxalite Maoist movement in India, martyrdom features extensively.

Representations of Violence in Literature and Other Media

This doctoral school aims to critically reflect on the concept of violence and provide insight into its literary and media representations.

Dataset on political violence in Bangladesh

This project starts from a new dataset on political violence in Bangladesh. Based on four newspapers (one English, three Bengali) the project aims to map political violence in Bangladesh from 1991 to the present.

Centre for Public Authority and International Development (CPAID)

CRG is a key member of the Centre for Public Authority and International Development (CPAID), which conducts interdisciplinary research to strengthen knowledge about how the governance of societies in impoverished, marginal and/or conflict-affected places actually functions.

Adolescent Autocracies: Pro-government student groups in resurging authoritarian regimes

Students and universities have traditionally been considered bastions of (democratic) resistance.

A Tale of Two Crises: A Computer-aided Textual Analysis of Online Discourses and Narratives of Security during the Mamasapano Clash (2015) and Marawi Siege (2017)

In this project that combines a historical background of literary representation, social media and digital technologies, digitized and online texts published in the Philippines from 2001 to 2020 will be analyzed.

An imaginary Jihad? How knowledge construction on conflict zones generates transformation

This PhD project looks at several actors’ ‘violent imaginaries’ of the Malian conflict.