On Difficult Research and Mental Wellbeing

As part of my dissertation research, I carried out two rounds of fieldwork in Colombia, during which my research assistants and I interviewed women active in civil society. Many of these women work very closely with victims of sexual violence and/ or the armed conflict, by providing psycho-social or psycho-legal support or by documenting cases … More On Difficult Research and Mental Wellbeing

Finding Feminism

Disclaimer: This is a personal essay about how researching sexual violence in conflict has affected my feminist consciousness. As such, it offers but a snapshot of my feminist identity. It is not to be understood as an academic text. Something I have been thinking a lot about this past year is how writing a dissertation … More Finding Feminism