SVRN Blog 10 – Racist State Violence in Educational Institutions, by Mea Aitken

In this tenth post for the SVRN blog, Mea Aitken, an activist with Kids of Colour, presents an account of the talk she delivered at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, discussing racist state violence in British educational institutions. If you are interested in submitting a blog yourself, please see the information at … Continue reading SVRN Blog 10 – Racist State Violence in Educational Institutions, by Mea Aitken

SVRN Blog 9 – Forced Sterilizations in Peru, or How A Reproductive Technology Becomes a Tool of State Violence, by Ximena Osorio Garate

In this ninth post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Ximena Osorio Garate, PhD candidate at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, builds on the paper she delivered at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, discussing the Peruvian state's use of forced sterilization against (particularly indigenous) women under President Fujimori in the mid-to-late 1990s. … Continue reading SVRN Blog 9 – Forced Sterilizations in Peru, or How A Reproductive Technology Becomes a Tool of State Violence, by Ximena Osorio Garate

SVRN Blog 8 – Beauty and the Beat: Street Homelessness and the Anatomy of Disorder, by Nicole Gipson

In this eighth post for the State Violence Research Network blog, Nicole Gipson, PhD candidate in American Studies and History at the University of Manchester, builds on the paper she delivered at the 'From the State to the Streets' conference, discussing homelessness in Washington D.C. If you would like to submit a blog to the … Continue reading SVRN Blog 8 – Beauty and the Beat: Street Homelessness and the Anatomy of Disorder, by Nicole Gipson

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