Centre for the Study of Subversion, Unconventional Interventions and Terrorism


Current projects


Paramilitaries, Deterrent Violence and Feud in Ulster's Borderlands since 1920

Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council
PI: Dr Edward Burke
Duration: May 2020 to April 2022

This Fellowship examines the use of deterrent violence in rural Ulster’s long century of paramilitary conflict. Using archival and field research, the project aims to make a significant contribution to our understanding of conflict in the UK-Irish border region.

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Advancing knowledge exchange in the UK Parliament

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council
PI: Professor Andrew Mumford
Duration: April 2020 to July 2022

Dr Mumford will work with policy makers and parliamentarians to identify issues, assess evidence, formulate and then implement a review of UK security, defence and foreign policy.

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The importance of strategic and political context for military reforms in Ukraine

Funder: British Academy/Leverhulme Trust
PI: Dr Bettina Renz, Co-investigator: Dr Sarah Whitmore (Oxford Brooks University)
Duration: October 2019 to September 2021

This research project explores the type of military in Ukraine that is best suited to the needs and wants of the country.


Past projects


Centre for the Study of Subversion, Unconventional Interventions and Terrorism

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