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Traces of War Exhibition

The Curators

Vivienne Jabri, Professor of International Relations 

Vivienne Jabri is a leading voice in developing understandings of war, violence, security, and conflict, drawing on critical, post structural, and feminist social and political theory. The author is widely published, with four monographs, two co-edited volumes, and a number of peer reviewed articles in leading International Relations journals, including European Journal of International Relations, International Theory, the Review of International Studies, International Political Sociology, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, and Security Dialogue, amongst others. Vivienne Jabri has served on the Economic and Social research Council’s professorial fellowships selection panel (2010); on the ORA Plus final assessors’ committee (2013), and on the Politics and International Studiessubject panel for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) of the UK’s Higher Education Funding Council. She serves on the Editorial Boards of the journals, International Political Sociology, the Journal of Global Security Studies, Security Dialogue, and Alternatives. Jabri’s most recent books include War and the Transformation of Global Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and The Postcolonial Subject (Routledge, 2013).

Cécile Bourne-Farrell, independent curator

Cécile Bourne-Farrell is an independent curator who worked for the Musée d’Art Moderne Ville de la Paris (ARC) and for both public and private institutions in Africa, Asia and Europe. One of her recent projects was for Es Baluard Museu, Palma, Mallorca and she has been appointed curator of SUD triennale, Douala, Cameroon. She served the committee of the NMAC Foundation, Spain (2002-06) and since 2006 the curatorial delegation of L’appartement 22, Rabat, Morocco. She is currently working with M. Linman ( for the implementation of public projects for Fondation de France in the suburb of Saint Denis, Paris, and was the Fondation’s Spanish mediator for 5 years. See


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