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Call for papers: “New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence” (Conference)

Belfast, UK
Organization: School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB
Event: Conference
Categories: Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2019-11-21 to 2019-11-24 Abstract Due: 2019-07-15

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics of Queen’s University Belfast opens a call for papers for the conference dedicated to new perspectives on non-state political violence. We welcome PhD and early-career researchers as well as experienced academics and practitioners from a broad range of backgrounds who are interested in innovative ways of researching and analysing non-state political violence. This includes the following areas:

1.       New approaches to research non-state political violence

·         theoretical frameworks and interdisciplinary approaches: philosophical, historical, anthropological, economic/PR, artistic/cultural, etc.;

·         approaches to data collection and analysis

·         ethical aspects of doing research on political violence

2.       New trends in political violence

·         historical heritage within the 21st century non-state political violence;

·         threats;

·         modi operandi;

·         terrorist financing and economic resources;

·         propaganda and radicalisation

3.       New responses to terrorism

·         counter-terrorism strategies;

·         intelligence and information-sharing;

·         legislation and state security practices

·         ethical side of counter-terrorism

Please submit your abstract (max. 500 words) and a short bio to nppvconf2019@qub.ac.uk by July 15, 2019

Notifications of Acceptance by August 15, 2019

All submissions should be in English.

If you wish to organise a conference panel please email the conference organisers regarding the theme and panellists’ names. All panellists should submit individual abstracts before the deadline.

For more information, please, contact us at nppvconf2019@qub.ac.uk.


Antonella Acinapura, Anna Kruglova, Dominik Hamm