Iva Vukušić will present her research at the “Theatres of War: The British Commission for Military History’s New Researchers’ Conference” in Lancaster, UK, in early November. She will be presenting on a panel on irregular warfare. See more about the event here.
The brutality of the Syrian conflict produced an unprecedented flow of mostly civilian refugees who mostly landed in neighboring countries, whereas about one million migrated onward to Western Europe. Among this population, an unknown number of former combatants and war criminals took up residence in the Netherlands. Dr. Uğur Ümit…
Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör will offer an examination of pro-state paramilitary violence in the Syrian conflict. He will analyze the emergence and transformation of pro-state paramilitarism in Syria in the context of the uprising and civil war. See more information about the event here.
Iva Vukušić presents her research in Dubrovnik, Croatia, at the Global Humanities Institute summer program on crises of democracy. Read more about the program here.
Ayhan Işık publishes a chapter on the emergence of paramilitary groups in Turkey in the 1980s in the edited volume Kurds in Turkey Ethnographies of Heterogeneous Experiences (Rowman and Littlefield, 2019)
Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör and Iva Vukušić will present in Paris, June 6-7, at the International Conference titled Comparative Lenses: Video Testimonies of Survivors and Eyewitnesses on Genocide and Mass Violence. Dr Üngör's paper is “Perpetrators and Victims of Mass Violence in Syrian Video Testimonies”, while Iva Vukušić will present…
Iva Vukušić will present at the IARCEES conference in Dublin, May 9-11, Maynooth University on part of her PhD research. The paper is titled "Continuity and Change: The Red Berets in the breakup of Yugoslavia". Image: Cristian Iohan Ştefănescu/Flickr, CC BY 2.0.
On April 4, at the Institute for History of Leiden University, Iva Vukušić will be speaking about The Mechanics of Plausible Deniability: the Case of Serbian Paramilitaries. See more information about the talk here. Photo by Norbert Reimer.
Iva Vukušić will be speaking at the Traces of Law Symposium at Edinburgh Law School on March 7, 2019. Her presentation will focus specifically on the use of ICTY records, and the challenges of dealing with at the one hand, the enormity of the archives, and on the other, the…
Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör will be in Berlin to discuss the emergence and manifestation of paramilitary violence in the Syrian conflict in a ZMO Work-In-Progress Talk. The talk itself will be on March 5th, 2019. See more information about the talk here.