Postcolonial Hierarchies

Logistical hierarchies and new forms of resistance in and through the Arabian Peninsula This lecture examined how the Arabian Peninsula, with its strategic location at the intersection of global trade routes, has become a key site for the development of transport infrastructures and the consolidation of logistical hierarchies. These logistical hierarchies are not only economic, but also political and social, as they shape the movement of people […]

Colonial Heritage and Knowledge Production in Conflict

In this lecture Prof. Dr. Paul Basu reflected on the relationships between colonialism and conflict, and colonialism and the production of knowledge about conflict through the lens of two periods of conflict in the West African state of Sierra Leone. The first period concerns the so-called Hut Tax War and Mendi Uprising of 1898, which […]

Siddharth Tripathi

is a Senior Research Fellow at University of Erfurt where he leads the BMBF funded project on Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace and Conflict. Prior to that he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg, University of Duisburg Essen and has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Willy Brandt School of Public […]

Franzisca Zanker

is a Senior Researcher at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute (ABI) in Freiburg where she heads the research cluster „Patterns of (Forced) Migration“. Her current research interests focus on political processes surrounding refugee and migration governance with her most recent project looking at refugee protection in South Africa and Uganda.

Darja Wolfmeier

Darja is a PhD researcher, examining how postcolonial hierarchies are produced by humanitarian organizations working in situations of peace and conflict. Postcolonial continuities and racism within the humanitarian aid sector have been criticized for some time now.

Tareq Sydiq

is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Conflict Studies and Coordinator of the Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace & Conflict Network. His research is centered around questions of state-society relationships particularly within authoritarian contexts, reframing and reinterpreting state power through the lens of protest and societal resistance.

Benedikt Stuchtey

is a full Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the Faculty of History and Cultural Studies since 2013. He studied at the universities of Münster, Freiburg and Trinity College Dublin, took his exams and PhD in Freiburg and his Habilitation (second academic qualification) in Konstanz. He was deputy director of the German Historical Institute […]

Miquel Pellicer Gallardo

is a Professor of Inequality and Poverty at the Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps Universität Marburg, and an affiliate of SALDRU (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town). His research interests include inequality, distributive conflict, political behavior, and development. He was previously a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town […]

Anika Oettler

is a Professor of Sociology at Philipps Universität Marburg and an Associate Researcher at the Hamburg-based German Institute for Global and Area Studies. Her research is driven by the quest for a more thorough understanding of the forces behind social inequality, peace and transitional justice. She has conducted fieldwork in Central America and Colombia, and […]

Ilsa Hameed

is a student assistant at the Center for Conflict Studies, currently pursuing her Master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Philipps University Marburg. She obtained her B.A. at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Heidelberg, with a focus on International Relations and Conflict Research, specifically in East and South Asia. She […]