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Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Élise Féron

PhD, University of Lille (France)

University researcher



Tel. 358-50-318 7631

Visiting address: Linna 6070

Research interests:

  • Diasporas and Conflicts
  • Gender-Based Violence in Conflict Zones
  • Gender and Peace Negotiations
  • Interstate Post-Colonial Relations
  • The Great Lakes Region of Africa
  • Northern Ireland

Publications (selected):

Books and Special Journal Issues:

  • 2014: Far away and yet so close. Former colonial powers and the management of political crises in their former colonies, Special Issue of the European Review of International Studies (ERIS), edited in collaboration with Valérie Rosoux, 1(3).
  • 2011: Abandonner la violence ? Comment l’Irlande du Nord sort du conflit, Paris, Payot, 236p.
  • 2011: Transnational Communities and Conflicts - Challenges and how to address them, edited in collaboration with Anna Orrnert, Brussels, ELDIS and CORDIS, 180p.

Journal Articles:

  • 2017: "Wartime sexual violence against men: Why so oblivious?", European Review of International Studies, 4(1): 60-74.
  • 2016: “Transporting and Re-Inventing Conflicts: Conflict-Generated Diasporas and Conflict Autonomisation”, Cooperation and Conflict, DOI: 10.1177/0010836716671759. First Published October 3, 2016.
  • 2016: “L’horizon fuyant de la réconciliation. L’Irlande du Nord entre rapprochement et cristallisation des oppositions”, Les Cahiers Sirice, 15(1): 67-82.
  • 2015: “Religions et conflits. Comment renouveler le cadre d’analyse?”, Les Champs de Mars, Dossier “Religieux et Recherche Stratégique” 26: 21-31.

Book Chapters:

  • 2017: “Les Dieux en guerre malgré eux ?”, in Alain Dieckhoff and Philippe Portier (eds.), Religion et Politique, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, Enjeu Mondial: 167-176.
  • 2017: “Support Programs for Male Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence”, in Ron Anderson (ed.), Alleviating World Suffering, New York, Springer: 335-347.
  • 2017: “Gender and Peace Negotiations: Why Gendering Peace Negotiations Multiplies Opportunities for Reconciliation”, in Mark Anstey and Valérie Rosoux (eds.), Negotiating Reconciliation in Peacemaking: Quandaries of Relationship Building, New York, Springer: 93-109.


Recent presentations (selected):

  • 2017: “The other side of gender-based violence: Sexual violence against men in conflict zones”, Sciences Po Lille, France, 20 November.
  • 2017: “Youth, right-wing extremism and radicalization: The example of the Soldiers of Odin in Finland”, The Imagine Forum: Looking over the Horizon, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, 10 October.
  • 2017: “Communautés transnationales, religions et conflits”, Colloque « Le Religieux entre Global et Local », CERI, Paris, 19 September.
  • 2017: “Wartime Sexual Violence against Men and the International Security Order”, Conference Men and Masculinities: Politics, Policy, Praxis. Örebro University, Sweden 14-16 June.
  • 2017: “Discourses on public sexual harassment and the racism-sexism-nationalism nexus: The case of the soldiers of Odin in Finland” (paper co-written with Sarai Aharoni), 2nd Feminist Peace Research Network Workshop, Lund University, Sweden, 23-24 May.

Full list of publications, presentations and scientific expert positions

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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