Samira Damaris Marty

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1091 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)


Research interest:

Memory, history of violence, post-conflict and post-genocide societies, political anthropology, historical anthropology, Central America, Guatemala, Nicaragua.


Currently a Visiting Junior Research Fellow at the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peace-Building (CCDP) at the Graduate Institute Geneva

MA in Anthropology and Sociology of Development (2015, Institut de Hautes Etudes internationales et du Développement, Geneva).

BA in Social Anthropology and Social Sciences (2013, University of Basel).

Marty's MA thesis focused on tactics of resistance to everyday forms of violence against indigenous female activists in Guatemala. The findings of her fieldwork as well as reflections on transdisciplinary creative writing have been published as a monograph (Das weibliche Gesicht des Widerstands. Der Kampf indigener Aktivistinnen gegen Unterdrückung und Gewalt in Guatemala, Promedia Vienna, 2017).

Work experience:

Projects outside academia with NGOs, international organizations and the Swiss parliament, research agencies as well as volunteer work with refugees.

Tags: Guatemala, Nicaragua, Gender, Violence, Post-conflict societies, State, Inequality, Racism, marginalisation, post-colonial theory, Latin America, Power, Central America, Political theory, Temporality


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Published Jan. 25, 2017 9:59 AM - Last modified Apr. 6, 2021 1:44 PM