Conflict, Security and Crime SRC

SRC on Conflict, Security and Crime

The Conflict, Security and Crime Research Committee was established by IPASS to bring professional researchers, analysts and academics together with a common interest in conflict, security and crime research.

The Research Committee is composed of several undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate experts, researchers and analysts from all over the world who conduct research and analysis together in their respective field.

Research is published at the IAPSS journals POLITIKON, ELA and a Different View – ADV, or presented at IAPSS’s conferences and events.

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SRC Members

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Ian Fleming Zhou

Chairman of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Ian holds a MA in International Politics from the University of South-Africa, In his MA he focused on the use of time delay tactics by North Korea to entrap the US-South Korea alliance during the Six Party Talks. His areas of research are Nuclear Diplomacy, Cybersecurity, and Foreign Policy. He is also a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Youth Group. In addition, he is a member of the British American Security Information Council's Emerging Voices Network.

Contact : cscchair.src@iapss.org

 

Iris Raith

Vice-Chair of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Iris has completed her law degree at the Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf in Germany but decided to go back to school in order to study International Relations at Leiden University in The Netherlands. She is an editor for her university’s undergraduate journal Medusa. Her research focus lies primarily on international security, more specifically disarmament, counter-terrorism, intelligence and transnational organized crime.

Contact : cscvicechair.src@iapss.org


Laura López Paz, PhD

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
International Relations, Conflict Resolution, Peace Research, Peace Building, Peace Making, Peace Keeping, International Cooperation, Global Security, Security and Defense Affairs and Geopolitics.

 

Jasmin Saarijärvi

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Jasmin is currently completing her MSc in International Relations at the University of Amsterdam. Her interests include the interplay between ideology and armed groups. Additionally, she is interested in the role of terrorist organizations in conflict areas and the implications for post-conflict situations.

Javier Olivares-Guerrero

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
BA senior student in Law and Political Science from the University of Granada (Spain). He has carried out exchange programs at Laval University (Quebec, Canada). Since the beginning of his studies, Javier has collaborated with the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in countries such as France and Canada. But his vocation to the diplomatic career is not limited to institutional collaboration. He has also collaborated with numerous think tanks and professors in two lines of research: firstly, defence policy of the European Union and NATO, especially in the realm of cooperative defence with China, India and the MENA Region. Secondly, he is fond of foreign and defence policy analysis and its interaction with nationalism, identity, political integration processes, ethnic and religious diversity.

 

 

Ashrakat Moustafa

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Ashrakat is a graduate student from University of Essex. She holds a BA Politics and International Relations and is enrolled into a Masters' degree in Conflict Resolution at the University of Essex. She is passionate about conflict and security studies. Her Middle Eastern origins made her interested in conflict and peace studies.

 

Rita Farina

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Rita is an internationalist, graduated in Social/Political Sciences and International Relations at the University of Bologna. She is a member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime and she is currently in law school, planning to have a career in an international level and to study more about international law, crimes and conflicts.

 

Madhura Chanda

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Madhura holds a MA in Political Political Science from Jadavpur University, India and she is currently seeking a Master’s degree in Political Science with a specialization in International Relations. She has formerly interned at the Bengal Chambers of Commerce and Industries and the Foreign Policy Research Centre. Her research interest includes International Relations, Geopolitics, and Foreign Policy of the Indo-Pacific and International Security.

Machebe Tsakisani

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Researching and sharing information. Her daily motto is: impossibility only exist in the dictionary of those who see limitation.

Katerina Bari

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Katerina Bari is a graduate student of Political Science from Greece. She will be commencing a Masters degree in the Netherlands. Her main areas of interest are security and conflict studies.

 

 

Cecilia Cavero

Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime
Cecilia is a fifth-year student of Political Science and International Studies at Carlos III University in Spain. She spent a year at UC Berkeley as an EAP student at the College of Letters & Sciences and a semester at Maastricht University's European Studies program with an Erasmus+ scholarship. Cecilia is the co-founder and coordinator of her university's journal about international politics, PRISMA UC3M. She was also a staff writer for the Berkeley Review of International Conflict and Security. Her research interests lie within the international peace and security field specifically, in the role of third parties, such as UN and regional peacekeepers, in halting violence and constructing peace.

 

 


Alumni

Former Chairs, Vice Chairs, and members of the Research Committee include :

Antoine Andary, Esther Brito, Dane Smith, Maitreyee Shilpa Kishor, Sasha Erskine, Maja Zimmerman, and Anna Sarasibar.

Antoine Andary

Former Vice-Chairman of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Antoine Andary holds a Master’s Degree in Political Communication and International Affairs. Henceforth, he pursued higher studies in Criminology, Global Security and Defense, focusing strategically and operationally on Transnational Organized Crime. His main research areas of interest focus on Communications, Politics, International Relations, Governance, Policy, Human Rights, National and International Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, Anti-Human Trafficking, Anti-Money Laundering, Geopolitical, Military, Police and Intelligence Affairs.

Former Contact : cscvicechair.src@iapss.org

Antoine Andary Conflict Security and Crime Research Committee

Esther Brito

Former Chair of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Dane Smith

Former Vice Chair of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Maitreyee Shilpa Kishor

Former Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Sasha Erskine

Former Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Maja Zimmerman

Former Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime

Anna Sarasibar

Former Member of the SRC Conflict, Security and Crime