Samira Damaris Marty

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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



Marty, Samira (2017): Das weibliche Gesicht des Widerstands. Der Kampf indigener Aktivistinnen gegen Gewalt und Unterdrückung in Guatemala. Promedia, Wien.

Book Review

Marty, S. (2019): Silenced Communities: Legacies of Militarization and Militarism in a Rural Guatemalan Town. Forum for Development Studies, 46:2, 397-399

Articles in Cooperation

Marty, S., Gallusser, D. and Vock, F. (2012): Immer mehr für's reichste Prozent: Die Verteilung der Löhne, Einkommen und Vermögen in der Schweiz. Die 1:12-Initiative: Lohngerechtigkeit und Demokratie auf dem Prüfstand. In: Die 1:12-Initiative. Lohngerechtigkeit und Demokratie auf dem Prüfstand. Denknetz und Juso Schweiz, Bern

Marty, S. and Sims, R. (2017): Contested Space: Consumption, Social Inclusion and Exclusion at the Marché des Grottes, Geneva. Sociograph - Sociological Research Study, Université de Genève

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