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The Domestication of War is out! This special issue, published in Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, has been a beautiful and enriching three-year journey with wonderful mentors, colleagues, and friends, including my co-editors , Xan Chacko, Jennifer Terry, and Astrida Neimanis. Ustedes han sido una inspiración.

Check out the articles, including the pieces on The Housewife’s Secret Arsenal

January 2023

Universidad de los Andes published #belicopedia, an encyclopedia of animals, plants, infrastructures and other creatures of the war in Colombia. I contributed with a piece on landmines: “Q de ‘Quiebrapatas'” The book was edited by the amazing Daniel Ruiz Serna and Diana Ojeda. Get your print copy HERE.

In November 2022, my review of Kimberly Theidon’s new book “Legacies of War: Violence, Ecologies and Kin” was published by Anthropological Quarterly. Check it our HERE.

January 2022

Honored and excited to be part of this collection onEcologies of War,” edited by the wonderful Bridget Guarasci and Eleana J. Kim.

My short essay is titled: “Landscapes of Suspicion: Minefields and Cleared-Lands in Rural Colombia.” Check it out in this LINK.

March 2020

Thrilled to be part of this wonderful collection of essays, Everyday Militarisms: Hidden in Plain Sight/Site,” edited by Caren Kaplan, Tess Lea & Gabi Kirk.

My piece is titled: “On Landmines and Suspicion: How (not) to Walk Explosive Fields.Check it out in this LINK.

January, 2020

I wrote a small piece on Mine Detection Dogs and their human partners for the CASTAC Blog. Read it HERE:

November 19, 2019

A Troubling Proposal: Slowing Down the Humanitarian Ethical Response to Landmines. University of California Irvine – Department of Gender and Sexualities, Irvine, November 19.

January 24, 2019

A Troubling Proposal: Slowing down humanitarian demining. Georgetown University, SFS – School of Foreign Service, Washington D.C.

September 21, 2018

Under(mining) Security and Peace: the Latency of Undeclared Wars. Jennifer Terry, Javier Arbona, Diana Pardo. In Everyday Militarisms: Lethal Entanglements Collaboratory. UC Davis- University of Sydney.

August 22, 2018

ECOLOGÍAS DE LA SOSPECHA: Artefactos Explosivos Improvisados y el desminado humanitario en la guerra y el posconflicto en Colombia. Instituto Pensar, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.

May 24, 2018

‘(Re)leasing’ Contaminated Lands: Humanitarian Demining in Colombia. International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Barcelona.

November 17, 2017

“Another Minefield”: Land Release and the Suspicion of Reoccupation. National Women Studies Association (NWSA): Forty Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives, Baltimore, Maryland.

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