The Political Propaganda of the ‘Terrorism Myth’: Dr. Jeff Sluka, Massey University

The Political Propaganda of the ‘Terrorism Myth’: Dr. Jeff Sluka, Massey University

The CSPS conflict cluster invites you all to a public lecture by Prof Sluka from Massey University on Thursday 11 January from 15:30 to 17:00 at Leeuwenborch C75. The talk is followed by drinks. We hope to see you all there. Below is a short abstract. The Political Propaganda of the 'Terrorism Myth' While ‘terrorism’ [...]

Film screening: Ghosts of our Forest

Film screening: Ghosts of our Forest

Ghosts of our Forest 10 January 2018, 20:00 Filmhuis Movie W, Wilhelminaweg 3A, Wageningen „The mist are the ghosts of our ancestors who remained in the forest after we have been chased away.“ (Batwa Elder Norah 2015) Documentary, 63 minutes Director: Daniel Roher (Loud Roar Productions) Credits: Lisa Trogisch (Producer), Marianna Margaret (Cinematographer), Edmund Stenson (Editor), [...]

Visiting fellow: Ariadne Collins

Visiting fellow: Ariadne Collins

We are pleased to inform you that Ariadne Collins will be joining us as a visiting fellow during the academic year of 2017-2018. Ariadne Collins is particularly interested in climate change governance and politics. Her research adopts post-structural approaches to interrogating the intersection of power, development and neoliberalism in global efforts to conserve tropical rainforests. [...]

A Merely Gorilla Christmas?: Presentation & discussion on two PhD projects studying gorilla territory in the African Great Lakes

A Merely Gorilla Christmas?: Presentation & discussion on two PhD projects studying gorilla territory in the African Great Lakes

The clusters Conflict, Tourism and Political Ecology clusters of the CSPS cordially invite you to… A Merely Gorilla Christmas? Presentation & discussion on two PhD projects studying gorilla territory in the African Great Lakes Region   Date: 13th December 2017 Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Lumen, room 2 Programme: 3:00:  Opening and upcoming events [...]

Winter school: Critical Dialogues on Violence: Foundations and Current Debates

Winter school: Critical Dialogues on Violence: Foundations and Current Debates

8 - 12 January 2018 Wageningen University, the Netherlands Course organisers: Gemma van der Haar & Lotje de Vries (SDC) Contact: lotje.devries@wur.nl What is violence? How does it come about? How is violence organized, socially and politically? This course addresses these questions through an in-depth engagement with foundational texts and readings of more recent key [...]