"Liminality, identity and resistance”

A talk by Prof. Ismee Tames (Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam)

Prof. Ismee Tames will deliver a paper titled “Liminality, identity and resistance”, this is a joint seminar organised by the Centre for the History of Ibero-America (CHIA) and the Marie Curie research project “Garibaldinism”. Dr. Nir Arielli will discuss Prof. Tames’ paper.

Ismee Tames (1976) is Program Leader War & Society at NIOD, Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam and Arq Professor History of Resistance in Times of War and Persecution at Utrecht University. Her main research interest centres on how people and their societies react to and deal with the situation of war and mass violence: their expectations, experiences and emotions. She follows a transnational and micro history approach, combined with methods from the social sciences and digital humanities.

Her current research includes projects on people involved in transnational resistance (with prof. Robert Gildea, Oxford University), refugee crises and forced migration (with prof. Christoph Rass, University of Osnabrück and dr. Henning Borggreafe, International Tracing Service),  tipping points in totalizing war (with prof. Maartje Abbenhuis, University of Auckland).

Studying at Leeds