In cooperation with desiguALdades.net, project C3 of the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700 “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood” organized and hosted the two-day workshop “Encountering Transnational (In)Security and Violence in Guatemala” from February 7 to 8, 2014, in Berlin. Internationally renowned scholars from several different disciplines discussed various manifestations of the transnational production of (in)security and violence in Guatemala, as well as their historical causes.
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At the core of the discussion were empirical studies that addressed the following question: How and under which conditions do transnational processes of circulation, adaptation, and resistance of security knowledge, practices, and resources contribute to the (re)production of (economic, symbolic, and physical) violence in Guatemala?
Participants in the workshop included: Otto Argueta (Interpeace Latin American Office, Guatemala), Ariel Armony (University of Miami), David Carey (University of Southern Maine), Debora Gerstenberger (Freie Universität Berlin), Dirk Kruijt (Utrecht University), Markus Hochmüller (Freie Universität Berlin), Günther Maihold (Colegio de México), Markus-Michael Müller (Freie Universität Berlin), Daniel Nuñez (University of Pittsburgh), Finn Stepputat (Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen), Kedron Thomas (Washington University in St. Louis), Michael Riekenberg (Leipzig University), José Luis Valdés Ugalde (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Kirsten Weld (Harvard University), Sandra Wienand (Osnabrück University).
Photos of the workshop can be found here.