Membership and Mailing List

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Members List

Hilary Aked – Independent Researcher
hilary[dot]aked[at]hotmail[dot]co[dot]uk
Research Interests: State racism; Civil society and social movements; Israel and Palestinian liberation; Counter-terrorism and counter-extremism; Islamophobia

George Francis Bickers – University of Manchester
SVRN Co-Founder and Facilitator
george[dot]bickers[at]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: anarchism; urban space; conflict with the state; police violence and resistance; queer writing; women’s liberation; black power and liberation; the underground press; Mass popular and police mobilisation; veganism; civil defense and/as violence.

Abigail Bleach – University of Manchester
abigail[dot]bleach[at]postgrad[dot]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: ecocriticism; localism; medievalism; Old English language and literature.

Sarah Bolger – University of Manchester
sarah[dot]bolger[at]postgrad[dot]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Gendered and sexual violences against women in women’s fiction in Ireland; Neoliberalism and women’s lives in Ireland during and after the Celtic Tiger; frustrated autonomy in post-Tiger Ireland; subjectivity and subjection in contemporary fiction by Irish women.

Francesco Buscemi – Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy
buscemi[dot]francesco[at]hotmail[dot]it
Research Interests: Civil war; insurgency; Armed non-statutory actors (ANSA); small arms and light weapons (SALW); rebel governance; SALW governance; character and functions of (armed) violence; Myanmar.

Ingri Buer – Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), University of Manchester
ingri[dot]buer[at]postgrad[dot]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Peace formation; grass-root peace and non-violence projects; social justice; Brazil; favelas; black power and liberation; urban violence; state violence; cultural and structural violence; racism; marginalisation and criminalisation of the poor; crime in relation to peace and conflict studies; peace and conflict studies in the context of urban violence.

Martin Philip Coward – University of Manchester
martin[dot]coward[at]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Political violence; conflict in urban areas; drone warfare

Jasmine Fish – Manchester Metropolitan University
divalenti483[at]gmail.com
Research Interests: Police and state violence; miscarriages of justice; organised crime; transnational crime; politics of imprisonment; gang cultures; racial justice; feminism.

Rebecca Ruth Gould – University of Birmingham
r[dot]r[dot]gould[at]bham[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Theory and philosophy of violence; the critique of violence; anticolonialism; Muslim resistance to colonial rule (in the Caucuses especially).

Rana Khalaf – Humanitarianism and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), University of Manchester
rana[dot]khalaf-2[at]postgrad[dot]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Civil society; state formation during conflict; local governance during conflict; women in conflict contexts; peace and conflict; Country focus–Syria.

Dr Thomas MacManus – Queen Mary, University of London
t[dot]macmanus[at]QMUL[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: State crime; Corporate crime

Bharat Malkani – School of Law and Politics, University of Cardiff
malkanib[at]cardiff[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Death penalty; retributivism; miscarriages of justice; interactions of human rights law and criminal justice systems; racial justice.

Ximena Osorio Garate – Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID)
ximena[dot]osorio[at]graduateinstitute[dot]ch
Research Interests: Feminist theory; Postcolonialism; Reproductive violence; STS

Ian Pemberton – University of Manchester
ian[dot]pemberton[at]postgrad[dot]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: World-Systems; capitalism; imperialism; Post-colonialism; energy humanities; literary representations of combined and uneven development; Arabic literatures and cultures, particularly petrocultures.

Marcelo Ryngelblum – Universidade de Sao Paulo
marceloryn[at]gmail[dot]com
Research Interests: Police brutality; police violence; spatial analysis; state violence; drug abuse; harm reduction; mental health; public health.

Zaynab Seedat – University of York
zs656[at]york[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Terrorism

Azfar Shafi – CAGE
azfar[at]cage.ngo
Research Interests: PREVENT; surveillance; counter-terrorism policing.

Professor Joe Sim – Liverpool John Moores University
j[dot]sim[at]LJMU[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Prisons; masculinity; violence

Simon Springer – Newcastle University, Australia
simonspringer{at]gmail[dot]com
Research Interests: anarchism; Cambodia; critical discourse studies; geographies of violence; homelessness; legal geographies; neoliberalism; unschooling; veganism.

Philip E. Sulter – University of Manchester
SVRN Co-Founder and Facilitator
phillip[dot]sulter[at]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: World-literature; War on Terror; Postcolonialism; Post-Apartheid writing; Protest theatre; Post-9/11 Literature; Terrorism narratives; Technologies of war.

Emma Tollefsen – University of Manchester
marte[dot]tollefsen[at]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Anthropological ideas of identity and community, State formation; Social organisation and politics; conflict with the state; anarchism; police violence and public resistance; anthropology of space; human rights and cultural relativism; hegemonic relationships.

Carlos van Tongeren – University of Manchester
carlos[dot]vantongeren[at]manchester[dot]ac[dot]uk
Research Interests: Post-totalitarian cultures; memories of dictatorial violence; performance arts and activism; art and lived democracy.

Simone Tulumello – University of Lisbon, Institute of Social Sciences, Urban Transitions Hub
simone[dot]tulumello[at]ics[dot]ulisboa[dot]pt
Research Interests: Urban security and safety; urban violence; urban fear; crime prevention; security policies; policing; neoliberalism; austerity.

Aylwyn Walsh – University of Leeds/Ministry of Untold Stories
aylwynwalsh[at]gmail[dot]com
Research Interests: Abolition; prisons; social performance; participation; arts pedagogies; protest; edgework; violence