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Book Launch: Gender and Citizenship in Transitional Justice by Sanne Weber

In this book talk on 23 January (12:30) , Sanne will describe what gender-sensitive peace and justice looks like for those supposed to benefit from these processes, based on fieldwork in two locations on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast.

New Publication: The Congolese Elections and International Observers

As Congo prepares for elections, international observers express concerns over the electoral process. However, a closer look reveals a shift in dynamics, with the absence of external control and funding for the first time in the country's history.

New Publication: Searching for a Global Solidarity: A Collective Auto-Ethnography of Early-Career Women Researchers in the Asia-Pacific

This forum critically reflects on discrimination faced by early-career women international relations (IR) scholars in the Asia-Pacific region in their workplaces and beyond.

Book Launch: Facilitating researchers in insecure zones with Mats Utas

Drawing upon his extensive research experience Mats Utas, in conversation with Karen Büscher, will elucidate how fragile relations with research brokers risk creating a single narrative of war.

New Publication: The Politics of Mourning in Conservation Conflicts

This paper introduces a political ecology of vernacular memory to discuss the Basongora people's vernacular memories of their historical dispossession to create the Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) in Uganda.

Obituary: In Honor of Datu Makapukaw

Mary-Ann Manahan wrote a tribute in memory of her research collaborator Datu Makapukaw who tragically passed away.

New podcast: The humanness of humanity has a history

In the 9th episode of PUAN podcast, co-host Saumya Pandey interviews anthropologist Mark Goodale on the history of human rights.

New Panel Presentation by Karen Büscher: Peripheral urbanisation and central political stakes

This presentation on 27 November during the conference on Politics and Policies of Africa’s Intermediate Cities organized by IFRI will discuss politics of boomtown urbanisation in Eastern Congo.

New Publication: Ethnic Violence in Sri Lanka: Politics of Sinhala-Tamil Tensions

Co-authored by Amit Ranjan, this chapter looks at claims to genocide in the context of the civil war between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan government.

New Special Issue in Territory, Politics, Governance: Transnational Assemblages and Security Knowledges.

This Special Issue focuses on the notion of transnational security assemblages as central to understanding multiscalar processes of security knowledge production.