Post Tagged with: "Colombia"

Associate Professor, Politics
Chair, Latin American Studies
Committee Chair, International Studies Concentration

Interview – Kristina Mani

Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

#ElParoNoPara: Peace, Protests, and Performances of Solidarity in Colombia

#ElParoNoPara: Peace, Protests, and Performances of Solidarity in Colombia

Colombia’s historic, ongoing protests along with systematic structural violence and positive peace continues to impact the 2016 peace accords and transitional justice.

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Interview – Anne-Kathrin Kreft

Anne-Kathrin Kreft talks about the discourse and perceptions around conflict-related sexual violence and reflects on the affects of sensitive fieldwork on researchers.

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Interview – Angelika Rettberg

Angelika Rettberg talks about her forthcoming book on war economies and post-war crime, the role of resources in the conflict in Colombia and the recent peace agreement.

Interview – Abbey Steele

Interview – Abbey Steele

Abbey Steele talks to us about the Colombian conflict, forms of displacement, the practice of ‘subcontracted state-building’, her fieldwork in Colombia and women in IR.

Contesting Impunity in Colombia

Contesting Impunity in Colombia

Impunity has been key to determining the Colombian peace process. The question remains whose perception of impunity in the context of negotiated peace will prevail?

Colombia’s New Presidency and the Protection of Social Leaders

Colombia’s New Presidency and the Protection of Social Leaders

The government can benefit from civil society’s expertise and give them a central role in the process of bringing institutionality to Colombia’s marginalized regions.

Colombia’s New Presidency: Peace as Business (as Usual)

Colombia’s New Presidency: Peace as Business (as Usual)

As armed conflict created the conditions for the boom of the Colombian agrobusiness, peacemaking has offered the stabilizing conditions for business to prosper.

Peace under Siege? Ivan Duque’s Election and the FARC

Peace under Siege? Ivan Duque’s Election and the FARC

It will be difficult for Ivan Duque to attack transitional justice and the political participation of the FARC, as those issues are more solidly consolidated into law.

Elections in Colombia: Return of Uribism and Uncertainty of the Peace Process

Elections in Colombia: Return of Uribism and Uncertainty of the Peace Process

With the right recovering strength, and Uribe being one of the most powerful Colombian politicians governability is guaranteed, but the power will be concentrated.

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Dawn Paley’s book captures the opportunistic capacity of neoliberal decision-makers to advance policy agendas through the War on Drugs in Latin America.

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