We welcome Dr Javier Treviño-Rangel to the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics as a Visiting Fellow. He is visiting the Department in his capacity as Research Consultant to the Human Rights Human Remains project during October and November 2018.
The project welcomes the addition of Dr Alejandra Díaz de León to the post of Research Officer on 17 September 2019. Dr Díaz de León joins the Project for three years from UC MEXUS, at the University of California, Riverside, where she was until recently a visiting researcher.
Claire Moon was invited to give a keynote talk at the ‘Encountering Emotions in Academia’ hosted jointly by the universities of Exeter and Manchester Metropolitan in July 2018. Her contribution was entitled ‘Fear and denial in the research of atrocities’ and focused on her current experiences of doing fieldwork in Mexico.
Claire Moon gave a paper at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam at a conference entitled ‘Border deaths and migration policies: state and non-state approaches’ in June 2018. Her paper was entitled ‘Last rights: the human rights of the dead’
Claire Moon and Javier Teviño-Rangel presented their current research on Mexico’s war on drugs at Bath University UK, at the annual conference of the Centre for Death and Society (CDAS), ‘The Politics of Death’, in June 2018. Their paper was entitled ‘Delusions and lies: death denial in Mexico’s war on drugs’.
Claire Moon was invited to give a paper at Edinburgh University, UK, at a conference entitled ‘Politics in the face of death’ in May 2018. The paper was entitled ‘Forensic deathwork and the human rights of the dead’.
Claire Moon was invited to give a paper to the Drugs Policy Programme (PPD) at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Aguascalientes, Mexico in March 2018. The paper was entitled ‘Last rights’.
Claire Moon was a Visiting Scholar in the Drugs Policy Programme (PPD) at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Aguascalientes, Mexico from February to March 2018. She was conducting research there along with Javier Treviño-Rangel on the denial of atrocities in the context of Mexico’s war on organised crime from 2006 to the present.