Régis Meyran

Biography

Régis Meyran has a PhD in ethnology and social anthropology of the EHESS, and a HDR in ethnology (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis). He’s associate researcher at the CANTHEL (University of Paris V), scientific editor and scientific journalist (Sciences Humaines, Pour la Science, Alternatives économiques). He worked as a french redactor at the UNESCO Courier, and is in charge of the collection “Conversations pour demain” (Textuel).

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The Violence and Exiting Violence Platform is part of a new H2020 project, lead by the Berlin-based Berghof Foundation, which tackles the prevention of violences and radicalizations in the Balkans, the Maghreb and the Middle-East.

DATE DE MISE A JOUR : 23/07/2019

Violence and exiting violence in Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa

 Videos of the international conference Violence and exiting violence, which took place in Rabat in April 2019.

Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa concentrates episodes of extreme violence and sources of potential conflicts and geopolitical upheavals. The aim of the conference was to study these violences, from local standpoints to global forms, as well as the means to escape from it.

(Videos in French)

 

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Political life in India has been punctuated by spectacular instances of sexual violence whether evident during political upheavals such as the Partition of India in 1947 or the pogroms against minorities as in the case of the infamous violence against Muslims in the state of Gujarat in 2002.  But even when political life seems relatively calm, sometimes a singular event such as the case of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi in 2012 in a public bus, bursts into publicity and stimulates massive public outrage and produces much reflection on legal reform, and ways of making public spaces safe for wom

DATE DE MISE A JOUR : 23/05/2019