Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Annette Idler — Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War

Thursday, November 14, 2019

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street 

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Annette Idler is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. She is also the Director of Studies at the Changing Character of War Centre, Senior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, and at the Department of Politics and International Relations, and affiliate at the Latin American Centre, all University of Oxford. Idler is a Research Associate at the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, Graduate Institute Geneva and holds a doctorate from the Department of International Development and St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford.

Annette Idler has also conducted extensive fieldwork in war-torn and crisis-affected borderlands, including in and on Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Myanmar and Kenya (on Somalia) analysing people-centred security dynamics.