Dr. Francis O'Connor

Dr. Francis O'Connor

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / Postdoctoral Researcher
Programmbereiche:
Transnationale Akteure

Kontakt

E-Mail: oconnor @hsfk .de

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Vita

Seit 2017Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der HSFK
2017Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am German Institute of Global Affairs (GIGA), Hamburg
2016–2017Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Projekt "PRIME - Predicting, Interdicting and Mitigating Extremism" an der University of Aarhus (Dänemark)
2015–2016Research Fellow am Centre on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) an der Scuola Normale Superiore in Florenz (Italien)
2014–2015Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies am European University Institute in Florenz (Italien)
2010–2014Promotion in Politikwissenschaft und Soziologie am European University Institute in Florenz (Italien)
2010–2011Master of Research am European University Institute in Florenz (Italien)
2008–2009Master of Science in Middle East Politics an der School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (England)
2005–2006Erasmus-Aufenthalt an der Università di Bologna (Italien)
2003–2007International Bachelor of Arts in Italienisch und Soziologie/ Politikwissenschaft an der National University of Ireland

Expertise

Dr. Francis O'Connor ist Ansprechpartner für die folgenden Themen

  • Bürgerkriege (besonderer Fokus auf die Beziehungen zwischen bewaffneten Gruppen und ihren Unterstützern)
  • Soziale Bewegungen
  • Radikalisierung und Terrorismus
  • Lone Actor Radicalization
  • Kurdische und türkische Politik
  • Irland und Schottland
  • Lateinamerika

 

 

Publikationen

Social Movements and Referendums from Below | 2017

Della Porta, Donatella/O'Connor, Francis/Portos Garcia, Martín/Subirats Ribas, Anna (2017): Social Movements and Referendums from Below, Bristol: Policy Press, (forthcoming).

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PKK Violence against Civilians: Beyond the Individual, Understanding Collective Targeting | 2017

Masullo, Juan/O'Connor, Francis (2017): PKK Violence against Civilians: Beyond the Individual, Understanding Collective Targeting, in: Terrorism and Political Violence, DOI: 10.1080/09546553.2017.1347874.

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The Marikana Massacre: Labour and Subaltern Protest in South Africa | 2017

O'Connor, Francis (2017): The Marikana Massacre: Labour and Subaltern Protest in South Africa, in: della Porta, Donatella (ed.), Global Diffusion of Protest: Riding the Protest Wave in the Neoliberal Crisis, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

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Book Review of Baser, Bahar (2015) | 2017

O'Connor, Francis (2017): Book Review of Baser, Bahar (2015). Diasporas and Homeland Conflicts: A Comparative Perspective, in: National Identities, 19, 1–5.

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Academics for Peace: “enemies of the state” in Turkey | 2016

O'Connor, Francis/Celik, Semih (2016): Academics for Peace: “enemies of the state” in Turkey, ROAR Magazine, 16.1.2016.

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Late Neoliberalism and Its Discontents in the Economic Crisis Comparing Social Movements in the European Periphery | 2016

Della Porta, Donatella/Andretta, Massimiliano/Fernandes, Tiago/O'Connor, Francis/Romanos, Eduardo/Vogiatzoglou, Markos (2016): Late Neoliberalism and Its Discontents in the Economic Crisis Comparing Social Movements in the European Periphery, Basingstoke [England]; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Pre-conflict Mobilization Strategies and Urban-Rural Transition: The Cases of the PKK and the FLN/EZLN | 2015

O'Connor, Francis/Oikonomakis, Leonidas (2015): Pre-conflict Mobilization Strategies and Urban-Rural Transition: The Cases of the PKK and the FLN/EZLN, in: Mobilization, 20:3, 379–399.

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Social Movements and the Scottish Referendum | 2015

O'Connor, Francis (2015): Social Movements and the Scottish Referendum. Working Paper, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence: COSMOS-Centre on Social Movement Studies, Mobilizing for Democracy – ERC Project.

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Radical Political Participation and the Internal Kurdish Diaspora in Turkey | 2015

O'Connor, Francis (2015): Radical Political Participation and the Internal Kurdish Diaspora in Turkey, in: Kurdish Studies, 3:2, 3–25.

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Anti-Austerity Protest in Ireland 2008-2015 | 2015

O'Connor, Francis (2015): Anti-Austerity Protest in Ireland 2008-2015. Working Paper, European University Institute, Florence: COSMOS-Centre on Social Movement Studies, Mobilizing for Democracy – ERC Project, at Department of Political and Social Science.

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L’Irlanda infelice premia Sinn Féin e punisce Il Labour | 2014

O'Connor, Francis (2014): L’Irlanda infelice premia Sinn Féin e punisce Il Labour, Il Manifesto, 6.6.2014.

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Weitere Tätigkeiten

seit 2017Redaktionsmitglied am International Centre on Counter-terrorism - The Hague (ICCT)
2016Mitarbeit im PRIME Projekt (Preventing, Interdicting and Mitigating Extremism)
2013Mitglied im COSMOS Forschungsnetzwerk zu Social Movement Studies an der Scuola Normale Superiore in Florenz (Italien)
2013Mitglied in der Political Violence Standing Group des European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
2011Mitglied des Kurdish Studies Network
2004 & 2005President's Award for Academic Achievement der National University of Ireland