February 24, 2020

RESEARCH CONTEXT

Sicily is the place where Cosa Nostra, the Sicilian mafia, was born. However, Sicily is also the place where courageous Sicilian antimafia activists unyieldingly resisted the Mafia and paid their resistance wi...

February 10, 2020

The Sack of Palermo is a notorious term defining how the city was ruined through mafia-allied contracts in the 1950s and the 1960s. The loss of architectural distinctiveness in the capital city of Sicily and growing political...

February 3, 2020

THE SICILIAN REBELLION: FIGHTING THE MAFIA EVERYDAY

This is my current book project. I have been working on this project for 10 years. It is based on my ethnographic research in Sicily. I would like to explore how Sicilian peo...

January 22, 2020

Cultural activities in a social setting offer us a common ground to conceive complex power dynamics. Culture has been a place of escape throughout history for dissident people who were oppressed and marginalized by a social s...

November 28, 2019

I am the member of the Canadian Political Science Association and our members have been working on creating indigenous content syllabus to be used in our lectures. Decolonisation of curriculum is key to bring justice to the c...

November 19, 2019

Bandits, brigands, and militants have been popular and disputable figures in world history. States outlawed these formidable men and women through pejorative words and legal measures while many of state authorities also used...

October 22, 2019


Monday, October 28th, 2019

3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Cornwall Room

British Academy, 10-11

Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London 

October 10, 2019

I have recently reviewed Mafia Organizations by Maurizio Catino for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Book Reviews. You can find the review below and also you can link the link at the bottom to read the article where original...

April 3, 2019

In How Violence Shapes Religion: Belief and Conflict in the Middle East and Africa, Ziya Meral draws on the cases of Nigeria and Egypt to offer an analysis of the complicated relationship between violence and religion that av...

January 21, 2019

Jordan Edwards, a 15-year-old African-American, was fatally shot by police officer, Roy Oliver, in Balch Springs, Texas on 29 April, 2017. The officer’s initial statement was found not consistent with the video that recorded...

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