Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


International Conference on the Rohingya Crisis in Comparative Perspective - Call for Papers

4 March 2019

Deadline: 30th April 2019. Conference: 4 and 5 July 2019


The UCL Centre for Collective Violence, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CCV) at the Institute of Advanced Studies and the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction invite scholars, students,  policy makers, humanitarian workers, donors, media, activists, practitioners, officials, NGOs, community leaders, and other stakeholders to submit original short papers, discussions or concept notes on the Rohingya crisis or other cases of genocide, human rights violations, ethnic cleansing and collective violence. The conference theme is interdisciplinary in nature and will cover a range of topics especially targeting (but not limited to) the following:

  • Comparative perspectives on state-sponsored violence and genocide 
  • Role of gender, religion and/or ethics in collective violence
  • Policy, identity,  advocacy and citizenship
  • Exposure to risks, hazardous environments and climate change
  • Humanitarian field work and logistics
  • Social and economic transformations and their perceptions
  • Trauma, resilience and inter-generational transmission
  • Law, transitional Justice and conflict resolution
  • Forced migration
  • Perpetration and complicity
  • Media, representation and narratives of violence

Please, find more information here.