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Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Leena VastapuuLeena Vastapuu

Postdoctoral researcher at TAPRI

leena.vastapuu[at]uta.fi

Tel: +358-50-4377208

Visiting address: Linna 6074

Research interests:

  • Women, peace and security
  • Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR)
  • West Africa
  • Child soldiers
  • Female soldiers
  • Feminist peace research
  • Visual security studies
  • Postcolonialism

Research projects:

Whose peace, whose war? Gender and DDR programmes in the West Africa region (Postdoctoral research project: 2017–)

The post-war realities of former girl soldiers in Liberia (PhD research project: 2012–2017)

Publications (selected):

  • Forthcoming. Vastapuu, Leena: Liberia's Female Veterans: War, Roles and Reintegration. With Emmi Nieminen as illustrator. Zed Books, London. Publication date: 15.3.2018.
  • Forthcoming. Vastapuu, Leena: “Auto-Photographing (In)Securities: Former Young Female Soldiers’ Post-War Struggles in Monrovia”. In Saugman Andersen, Rune & Juha A. Vuori (eds.): Visual Security Studies: Sights and Spectacles of Insecurity and War. Routledge, London. Publication date: 7.12.2017.
  • 2017. Vastapuu, Leena: Hope is Not Gone Altogether: The Roles and Reintegration of Young Female War Veterans in Liberia. Doctoral dissertation, University of Turku: Department of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science. 4/2017.

Full publication list available at:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/leenavastapuu/

 
Visiting address: Linna building, 6th floor
Postal address: TAPRI, School of Social Sciences and Humanities
FI-33014 University of Tampere, Finland
tel. +358 (0)3 355 111
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