Category Archives: Research

Feb 18 2016

Genocide is the tip of the iceberg: Reviewing the Guatemalan case

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By Diego Alburez-Gutiérrez* In 2013 the former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos-Montt was tried in a national court for genocide and crimes against humanity. He was found guilty and sent to prison, but the verdict was quickly overturned on technical grounds. … Continue reading

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Aug 12 2014

Guilty verdicts for Khmer Rouge killers – now let Cambodia’s wounds heal

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Peter Manning is a Fellow at the London School of Economics. His doctoral research focused on the relationship between the Khmer Rouge Trials and memory in Cambodia. Peter is a member of the LSE Centre for the Study of Human … Continue reading

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Jul 2 2014

Interview: Dulma Clark of Soul Rebel Films

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Dulma Clark is an MSc student in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights. Her film “Safina” screened at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London earlier this year. Fellow MSc student Lily Kendall caught up with her … Continue reading

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Jun 19 2014

Alumni interview: Lorena Fuentes

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This interview is part of a series of interviews with alumni of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE. Lorena Fuentes studied for an MSc in Human Rights at the LSE between 2007 and 2008. Interview by … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2014

The stench of a holy ground: a reflection on the politics behind the pig farm –Holocaust memorial in Lety

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Katya Ivanova is a doctoral candidate in the LSE European Institute. She is interested in international norms and domestic change, minority rights, discrimination and the Roma minority.   During last month’s annual commemoration at the site of the Roma concentration … Continue reading

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Jun 6 2014

Project ‘Reurbanizacao’ VS “Occupies the Whores”: The illegal crackdown on Sex Workers by the Police in Niterói, Brazil

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Janine Ewen is currently working as a researcher and news writer in Public Health and Human Rights. Her expertise falls into humanitarian work in East Africa treating and teaching in overseas sustainable First Aid. Janine conducted primary research in Rio … Continue reading

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Jun 2 2014

Domestic violence and women’s rights in Hungary

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Dora Felkai is an MSc Human Rights student at LSE researching women’s rights in Hungary and the double discrimination Roma women face. She works for Aegis Trust, a genocide prevention NGO, and Rene Cassin. I learnt about the magnitude of … Continue reading

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May 14 2014

The disappeared: how to read the writing on the city?

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Dan James is a PhD Candidate in LSE’s Department of Sociology, and the Centre for the Study of Human Rights. Dan’s research interests include transitional justice, Holocaust studies and cultural landscapes of memory. His current research focuses on the representation … Continue reading

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