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New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence

Call for Papers

Theme: New Perspectives on Non-State Political Violence
Type: International Conference
Institution: School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and
Politics, Queen's University Belfast
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
Date: 22.–23.11.2019
Deadline: 31.8.2019

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics of
Queen’s University Belfast opens a call for papers for a conference
dedicated to new perspectives on non-state political violence. We
welcome PhD and early-career researchers as well as experienced
academics and practitioners from a broad range of backgrounds who are
interested in innovative ways of researching and analysing non-state
political violence. This includes the following areas:

* New approaches to research non-state political violence

 - theoretical frameworks and interdisciplinary approaches:
   philosophical, historical, anthropological, economic/PR,
   artistic/cultural, etc.;
 - approaches to data collection and analysis;
 - ethical aspects of doing research on political violence;

* New trends in political violence

 - historical heritage within the 21st century non-state political
 - threats;
 - modi operandi;
 - terrorist financing and economic resources;
 - propaganda and radicalisation

* New responses to terrorism

 - counter-terrorism strategies;
 - intelligence and information-sharing;
 - legislation and state security practices;
 - ethical side of counter-terrorism.

Please submit your abstract (max. 500 words) and a short bio to by August 31, 2019.

Notifications of Acceptance by September 30, 2019.

All submissions should be in English.

If you wish to organise a conference panel please email the
conference organisers regarding the theme and panellists’ names. All
panellists should submit individual abstracts before the deadline.

The conference will be hosted by Queen’s University Belfast.

For more information, please contact us at:

Conference website: