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State Crime Seminar Series

Hosted by the International State Crime Initiative, this seminar series provides a forum that engages with scholars working at the cutting edges of field State Crime research, whilst also drawing in a variety of other disciplines and perspectives.

A Rohingya Refugee in Bangladeshi refufee camp holding a baby surrounded by other refugees and children

Autumn 2020 semester

War Lawyers

Speaker: Dr Craig Jones

Date and time: 30 November 2020, 5-6:30pm

Citizenship in Burma: The Root of All Problems? (co-hosted with Burma Human Rights Network)

Chair: Dr Alicia de la Cour Venning

Speakers: Dr Ronan Lee, U Ohn Maung, Htike Htike, and Kyaw Win

Date and time: 10 December 2020, 10-11.30am

Register for Citizenship in Burma via Eventbrite.

Spring 2021 semester

Ecocide

Professor Dave Whyte in conversation with Professor Richard Falk about his new book Ecocide: Kill the corporation before it kills us.

Chair: Dr Alicia de la Cour Venning

Date: 18 January 2021

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Historical and contemporary uses of human shields (co-hosted with the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Speaker: Professor Neve Gordon

Date and time: 21 January 2021, 1-2:30pm

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The political theology of torture

Date and time: 2 March 2021, 5-6.30pm

Speaker: Dr Michelle Farrell

Chair: Dr Tanzil Chowdhury

More details and registration to follow.

Out of time - the queer politics of post-coloniality

Speaker: Dr Rahul Rao (SOAS)

Date and time: to be confirmed

More details and registration to follow.

Rebooting Kleptocracy with International Applause: Transition and Authoritarian Modernisation in Uzbekistan

Speaker: Dr Kristian Lasslett

Date and time: To be confirmed

More details and registration to follow.

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