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DR MARIA-ADRIANA DEIANA

Co-director

Maria-Adriana Deiana is a Lecturer in international relations at Queen’s University Belfast. Her research deploys feminist and other critical perspectives to examine the interrelated issues of war, peace, security. She has authored papers on gender politics, citizenship and feminist activism in contexts shaped by conflict/international intervention, as well as on 'everyday' wartime experiences as embodied, affective and mediated through aesthetic narratives. She has conducted research on the post-Yugoslav space, the politics of Northern Ireland, EU border politics and security. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Citizenship studies, Peacebuilding, Geopolitics and the Journal of Narrative Politics. Her monograph titled 'Gender and Citizenship: Promises of Peace in Post-Dayton Bosnia & Herzegovina' was published by Palgrave in 2018.