Workshop "Security"

Chaired by
Gunnar Folke Schuppert (Professor of Law, WZB / Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany) and
Kurt Shaw (Executive Director, Shine-a-Light, Santa Fe, New Mexico)

  • Massoud Ansari (Political Sciences, News-Magazine “Herald”, Karachi, Pakistan)
    “A Comparative Study of How Churches in the West Became Positive and Constructive Agents of Change and Whether Mosques and Madrassas in the Muslim World Can Similarly Transform”
  • Upendra Choudhury (Political Science/International Relations, Aligarh Muslim University, Alighar, India)
    “Smart Urban Government in New Age Terrorism: Lessons from Mumbai”
  • Omar Dewachi (Anthropology, University of Montréal, Canada)
    “Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Urban Governance and Transnational Laboratories of Intervention of Displaced Iraqis in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon”
  • Carlos Iván Fuentes (Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill University, Montréal, Canada)
    “The Applicability of International Humanitarian Law to Situations of Urban Violence”
  • Maria Grazia Galantino (Sociology/Security Policy, University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy)
    “Urban Security in Rome: Governance with Government?”
  • Clarissa Huguet (Law, COAV Cities Project – Human Security Program, NGO Viva-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    “Drug Trafficking, Militias, Police Violence and State Absence – Is There a Way to Build Citizenship in Cities Like Rio de Janeiro?”
  • Mohammed Ibahrine (Humanities/Social Sciences, Al-Ahkwayn University, Ifrane, Morocco)
    “Innovation, Insecurity and the Power of Religion”
  • Rivke Jaffe (Anthropology/Development Sociology, Leiden University, The Netherlands)
    “Between the Street and the State: Criminal Governance Arrangements in Urban Jamaica”
  • Eduardo Moncada (Political Science, Brown University, Providence, USA)
    “Public Goods and Private Interest: Citizen Security in the Developing City”
  • Akachi Odoemene (African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
    “Agony in the Garden: Incongruity of Governance and the Travails of Port Harcourt City, Nigeria”
  • Gideon Rossouw (Law & Criminology, North West University, Mafikeng, South Africa)
    “Xenophobia at the End of the Rainbow: Explaining Anti-Foreigner Violence in the Context of Limits to the South African ‘Rechtsstaat’”
  • Alfonso Valenzuela-Aguilera (Urban Planning, State University of Morelos, Mexico)
    “Surveillance, Territory and the Rule of Law in Mexico City”
  • Helmer van der Heide (Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
    “About ‘schwarze Sheriffs’ and ‘Kiezläufer’”