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
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
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
In this first post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Dr. Asim Qureshi, Research Director for CAGE, provides some background and context for the paper he will be delivering at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference.
The State Violence Research Network is inviting contributions from students, scholars, activists, and other interested contributors to submit blog posts, interviews, book reviews, etc., to be published by the network. Open to all, and not limited to a particular time period, the SVRN welcomes posts between 800 and 1500 words, related to the aims and interests … Continue reading SVRN Blog – Call for Contributions