Glasgow Workshop 22-23 November 2018

The Political Economy of Insurgency-Smugglers,

Black Markets, and Proxy Forces

University of Glasgow, 22-23 November 2018

Thursday 22nd November, Hilton Hotel

09:30 Welcome, Tea/coffee

10:00 Keynote speaker

Beatrice Heuser, University of Glasgow, ‘National Styles in Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies?”

11:30 Break for lunch

13:00 Panel One: Ireland

Dr Aaron Edwards, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, ‘Dark Networking in Ulster: Loyalist Paramilitaries and the Crime-Terror Nexus.’

Rachel Kowalski, University of Oxford, ‘The Functions and Dysfunctions of Political Violence; Disaggregating the campaign of the Provisional IRA’

14:30 Coffee

15:00 Panel Two: The International dimension

Boyd van Dijk, University of Amsterdam, ‘Internationalizing Empire: The ICRC in South East Asia, 1945-1949.”

Allan Gillies, University of Glasgow,  ‘The Political Economy of Illegal Gold in Chocó, Colombia’.

16:30 Panel Three

Bruno Cardoso Reiss, Big Armies in the Small Wars of Decolonization

Limitations and implications of developing British, French, Portuguese late colonial Counterinsurgency Doctrines

19:30 Dinner at Café Andaluz, 2 Cresswell Lane

 Friday 23rd November, Hilton Hotel

09:30 Tea/Coffee

10:00 Final Panel/Roundtable

Alex Marshall, University of Glasgow, ‘The History of Russian Counterinsurgency-An Attempt at an Environmental Approach.’

Gareth Curless, University of Exeter, ‘Insurgent Citizenship in Jamaica, 1938-1962.’

12:00 news from Martin Thomas

12:30 lunch

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