SVRN Blog 7 – Collective Amnesia/Collective Remembrance: Grenfell and the forgotten disasters of social housing, by Jessica White

In this seventh post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Jessica White, history PhD Candidate at the University of Manchester, discusses public commemoration of council housing tragedies (or the lack thereof), particularly in relation to the Grenfell Tower disaster. Jessica is also presenting at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, being held … Continue reading SVRN Blog 7 – Collective Amnesia/Collective Remembrance: Grenfell and the forgotten disasters of social housing, by Jessica White

SVRN Blog 6 – ‘Enfranchisement would be proffered them on bended knee’: State Violence, Accessibility, and The Militant Suffragettes, by Tania Shew

In this sixth post for the SVRN blog, Tania Shew, President's Doctoral Award-funded PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Manchester, focuses on the engagements with and expectation of state violence in the militant Suffragette movement. For info on how to submit a blog to the SVRN yourself, and for info … Continue reading SVRN Blog 6 – ‘Enfranchisement would be proffered them on bended knee’: State Violence, Accessibility, and The Militant Suffragettes, by Tania Shew

SVRN Blog 5 – Unsilencing the Silence: Critically Examining Deaths in Psychiatric Detention, by Dr Carly Speed

In this fifth post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Dr Carly Speed, from Liverpool John Moores University, discusses the issues of contentious deaths during psychiatric detention. Carly will be discussing this at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, being held between April 10th and 12th. For information on how to register … Continue reading SVRN Blog 5 – Unsilencing the Silence: Critically Examining Deaths in Psychiatric Detention, by Dr Carly Speed

SVRN Blog 4 -Resisting Urban Violence and Building Social Justice Movements through Comics, by Dr Dom Davies

In this fourth post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Dr Dom Davies, lecturer at City University, London, discusses the concept of 'planned violence' and how graphic narratives engage with, reveal, and resist state violence. Dom will be discussing planned violence at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, being held between April … Continue reading SVRN Blog 4 -Resisting Urban Violence and Building Social Justice Movements through Comics, by Dr Dom Davies

SVRN Blog 3 – What’s Your Role? Considering Issues of Human Value in Social Theatre, by Dr Jo Shah

In this third blog post for the SVRN, Dr Jo Shah, from the Social Performance Network, discusses identity classifications and interactions with state power. Jo is presenting at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, being held between April 10th to 12th. For info on how to register for the conference, and how to … Continue reading SVRN Blog 3 – What’s Your Role? Considering Issues of Human Value in Social Theatre, by Dr Jo Shah

SVRN Blog 2 – Video Activism from the Favela: Snapshots from the Social Media Archive, by Jo Brandim-Howson

In this second post for the SVRN blog, Jo Brandim-Howson, ESRC scholar and Honorary Vice-Chancellor's scholar based in the Centre of Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge, provides a snapshot of his research and the paper he will be delivering at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference. For info on how … Continue reading SVRN Blog 2 – Video Activism from the Favela: Snapshots from the Social Media Archive, by Jo Brandim-Howson