Early Stage Researcher Lisa Haberkern, member of the European Union’s Marie Curie Initial Training Network “Children born of war – past, present and future project,” was seconded to the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on Consequences of War in Graz, Austria form the 11th September to the 11th October. The secondment was an opportunity for Lisa to further the methodological structure of her project thanks to the fruitful exchange with Barbara Stelzl-Marx, the networks
From September 28th to 29th, prof. dr. Sabine Lee, PD dr. Heide Glaesmer, and ESRs Amra Delic and Saskia Mitreuter attended the conference “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Unaccompanied Minor Refugees” in Hanover, which was organized by PD dr. Heide Glaesmer, dr. Yuriy Nesterko, and dr. Susan Sierau from the University of Leipzig and funded by VolkswagenStiftung.´ Unaccompanied minor refugees belong to the refugees most in need of protection. Research has shown that unaccom
To support EACH and help fun their initiative to establish a Trauma Centre click here During her research stay in 2016, in Northern Uganda, ESR Sophie Roupetz started a collaboration with Empowerment Action for Community Health-Uganda (EACH), a local Non-Governmental Organisation serving needy communities through peace building and good governance. Her aim was to help them establish a trauma centre for victims of war. Trauma in Northern Uganda has resulted from the atrocities
In the middle of September, ESR Nastassia Sersté and Professor Sabine Lee attended 2 workshops at Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada. The first workshop was about the data analysis on Vietnamese GI Children, which took place on September 11th and 12th, 2017. This project was already explained in previous articles wrote by Nastassia Sersté [link on researcher page to Canada 2016, US 2017 and VN 2017]. The second workshop was about the data analysis of the peacebabies proje
Eunice Apio, human rights activist and the Executive Director of CHIBOW partner organisation, FAPAD, has launched her first novel in a prestigious event at the Uganda Museum. Her novel, Zura Maids, explores the experiences of victims of human trafficking, via the story of a young refugee girl taken from a refugee camp. It is through this narrative that Eunice Apio explores solutions, encouraging the reader to take this journey too. Apio’s novel is published in conjunction wit
Allen Kiconco PhD has accepted a postdoc research post at Wiswaterand University in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she will focus on enslavement, marriage and conflict in Africa, covering pre-colonial, colonial and contemporary times. Her research will contribute to a larger research project – Conjugal Slavery in War - directed by Professor Annie Bunting. The CHIBOW network wishes Allen every success in her exciting new role, and looks forward to working with her and the C
SOO Foundation collaborates on a Japan Broadcasting Corporation TV program (NHK, Nippon Hoso Kyokai) on children born of war between Netherlands-Indies mother and Japanese father.
The documentary program (Producer/ Director Mariko Kanamoto, Tsubaki Production) focuses on the historical background of the children born during/after the end of Pacific War in the former Netherlands East Indies (Present Republic of Indonesia), and the first reunion with their Japanese family.
In her new book Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century, Sabine Lee explores the life courses of children born of war in different twentieth-century conflicts, including the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Bosnian War, the Rwandan Genocide and the LRA conflict. The book, published in August by Manchester University Press, is based on extensive archival research. Alongside this approach Lee used oral history and participatory research methods, enabling her to inte
Sabine Lee, CHIBOW ITN coordinator, participated in a workshop organised by LSE’s Centre for Women, Peace and Security, focused on addressing the policy gap on the subject of Stigma and Children Born of War. The workshop was organised in conjunction with the launch of the UK’s Principles for Global Action to Prevent and Address Stigma Associated With Conflict-Related Sexual Violence, and a blog on the principles can be read here. Other representatives from academia, policymak