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Dr. Denisse Román-Burgos

Dr. Denisse Román-Burgos holds a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from El Colegio de Michoacán (Mexico). Her work draws from Historical and Political Anthropology, as well as Marxism. Her main areas of research include local politics, factionalism, state formation, ethnicity, and multicultural politics agrarian conflicts, agribusiness. Her approach centers on the cultural dimension of local politics … Continue reading Dr. Denisse Román-Burgos

Michael Beaney seminar on Conceptual Empowerment

In a series of seminars over the next 2 years, CISRUL will engage with scholarly debates in history, philosophy, pedagogy, psychology, literature, linguistics, and legal, social and political theory, on how concepts emerge and develop, intentionally or otherwise, and what the consequences are. To begin with, we propose to engage with conceptual historians who have … Continue reading Michael Beaney seminar on Conceptual Empowerment

(Re)Imagining Belonging in Latin America and Beyond: Access to Citizenship, Digital Identity and Rights

This conference has been organised by CISRUL alumna Dr Eve Hayes de Kalaf in collaboration with the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion as part of her fellowship with the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies To learn more about the motivations and main themes of this conference, please visit: 'Digital identity, rights and citizenship in … Continue reading (Re)Imagining Belonging in Latin America and Beyond: Access to Citizenship, Digital Identity and Rights

Register for “Citizenship in Pandemic Times” conference – starts 1 June!

Online conference, 1– 14 June 2021 Register via conference website https://www.cnam-network.cahss.ed.ac.uk/citizenship-in-pandemic-times/ The 18th annual conference of the Center for the Study of Citizenship, based at Wayne State University, is going online this year and will be co-sponsored by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen and … Continue reading Register for “Citizenship in Pandemic Times” conference – starts 1 June!

Conference ‘Conceptualizing Difference’ Programme and Registration Links Published

From 13 till 16 April 2021 CISRUL is hosting the online conference 'Conceptualizing Difference' which will bring together scholars across disciplines to reflect on the concept of difference and its relevance for today's academic and political landscape. To read more about the conference click here. The conference programme, including the book of abstracts can be … Continue reading Conference ‘Conceptualizing Difference’ Programme and Registration Links Published