The event brings together scholars from within and without Liverpool to present current research on political violence and violence as a social and political phenomenon. Papers will cover political violence in France in the interwar period, terror and gender, colonial violence and body [and provisional organisations in Northern Ireland]. The event provide an opportunity to discuss a range of current academic approaches to political violence and make connections across disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
Dr Chris Millington is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Swansea. His research explores violence in France between 1918-1940.
Dr Clare Bielby is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Women’s Studies in York University. Her research explores the relationship between terrorism and gender and violence, subjectivity and affect.
Dr Deana Heath is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Liverpool and her research explores colonial violence and the body.