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CHIBOW early stage researcher participates in discussion at Latvia's National Library

On February the 15th, Oskars Gruziņš, member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network, “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” from the University of Latvia, participated at a discussion titled “Between Glorification and Silence: what is remembered and forgotten in Latvian culture” at Latvia’s National Library. During the discussion, Prof. Dr.hist. Vita Zelče, Dr.phil. Skaidrīte Lasmane, Dr.sc.comm. Laura Ardava, Dr.sc.comm. Didzis Bērzinš, Dr.sc.soc. Jurijs Ņikišins, Dr.art. Zane Radzobe, , Mg.sc.soc. Aija Rozenšteine along with Oskars presented on topics which focused on the glorification of memories and on topics which continue to be surrounded by si

CHIBOW ESR gives guest lectures at Ugandan Universities

During her research stay in Uganda, Sophie Roupetz, was invited to give guest lectures at the Uganda Christian University in Kampala, hosted by Allen Kiconco, lecturer and former PhD student at the University of Birmingham. There, she met with Bachelor and Master’s students in Social Work and Psychology to discuss the psychosocial impact of growing up as a child born of the rebel group, Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Northern Uganda. Many children have been deeply affected by experiences of war in Uganda’s north and east regions during two decades of civil war between Government forces and the LRA. Since 1986, over 1.8 million people, most of them Acholi and Langi, have been internally disp

CHIBOW ESR conducts his first interviews in Latvia

Oskars Gruziņš member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network, “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” from University of Latvia, has begun the process of collecting oral history interviews of children born of world war two in Latvia. With technical assistance from the Audio Visual Department of the Occupation Museum of Latvia, Oskars Gruzins has begun the process of collecting empirical evidence for his study, through the use of semi-structured biographical interviews of CBOW. Together with Andrejs Edvins Feldmanis, who has worked as the manager of the Audio-Visual Collections of the Occupation Museum of Latvia and has helped collect up to 1500 video

ESR workshop report on: Life courses of Vietnamese GI Children, 24-25 October 2016, Queen’s Universi

The project A workshop on « Life courses of Vietnamese GI children » supported by Wellcome Trust funding was organized by Professor Sabine Lee, Dr. Susan Bartels, ESRs Nastassia Sersté and Sophie Roupetz at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. This workshop was part of a project bearing the same name. The project was initialized by Sabine Lee (University of Birmingham) in collaboration with Dr. Susan Bartels (Queen's University of Kingston) and Professor Robert McKelvey, an American psychiatrist from Portland. He had served as a Captain in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and his experience stimulated his interest in medicine and cross-cultural psychiatry. This project aims to stu

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