Conference “New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence”, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

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Call for Papers
November 21, 2019 to November 24, 2019
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Humanities, Political History / Studies, Political Science

We welcome Ph.D. 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
Contact Info: 

Please submit your abstract (max. 500 words) and a short bio to  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.

The conference will be hosted by Queen’s University Belfast.

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