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Area of expertise

Historical Memory and witnessing

Ethnography of violence

Forced displacement

Community public art

Policy Area

Memory and Social Reconstruction

Community and Social Development

Qualitative Methods

Participatory Action Research

Social Analysis

Recent Publications

Riaño-Alcalá, P. and L. Goldring. (2014). Unpacking Refugee Community Transnational Organizing: the Challenges and Diverse Experiences of Colombians in Canada. Refugee Survey Quarterly, Vol 33 (2): 84-111, doi: 10.1093/rsq/hdu005 (65%)

Riaño-Alcala, P. (2014). Emplaced Witnessing: Sites of Insight, Imagination and Commemoration among the Wayuu. Memory Studies (Impact factor 1.07; 3rd in History and in Cultural Studies). First published online on December 30, 2014 as doi:10.1177/1750698014563874

Riaño-Alcalá, P. (2013). Traces of Ethnic and Gender Violence in the Upper Guajira of Colombia. In “Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean,” Hemisphere: Vol. 22: Iss. 1, Article 1. 
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Riaño-Alcala, P. and E. Baines. (2012). Introduction. Special Issue “Transitional Justice and the Everyday.” International Journal of Transitional Justice 6(3): 385-393, November 2012.

Riaño-Alcalá, P. and E. Baines. (2012). Cuando el archivo está en el testigo. Análisis Político (Instituto de Estudios Políticos y Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Nacional), Revista N, 74: 49-70, April

Riaño-Alcalá, P. and E. Baines. (2011). The Archive in the Witness: Documentation in Settings of Chronic Insecurity. The International Journal of Transitional Justice, 5(3): 412-433. (Impact factor: 1.79; ranked 8/82 in International Relations and 22/134 in Law)

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