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Carol Mann

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Carol Mann has been working for nearly twenty years on issues linked to gender and contemporary warfare. First as a researcher and consultant, author of numerous articles and books and also as director of a humanitarian agency FemAid based in Paris (founded in 2000) which has projects for women and children in war zones. She taught the first course on gender and armed conflict in Paris I in 2008, before lecturing on the subject at Sciences Po since spring 2013. She has taught seminars on gender in Kabul University, the University of Kisangani as well as Paris and London. Practical experience of ‘difficult’ countries with a hand-on approach to aid (wartime Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Azerbaidjan, DR. Congo) serves to reinforce any kind of theoretical approach, one feeding from the other. Many of her articles can be found online, both in English and French. Recent publications include: Femmes dans la guerre (1914-1945) (Pygmalion, Paris 2010) Femmes afghanes en guerre (Le Croquant, Paris, 2010)

Bibliography: Monographs

Femmes afghanes en guerre Paris, Le Croquant 2010

Les femmes dans la guerre (1914-1945) Paris, Pygmalion/Flammarion, 2010

Kucne Amazonke (Amazons of the home, the resistance of women during the siege of Sarajevo), Svjetlost, Sarajevo, 2006.


The Instrumentalization of Gender in War’ in Ashgate Research Companion to War : Origins and Prevention, H. Gardner (ed), Ashgate , London 2013

“The Afghan State and the issue of Sexual Violence against Women” in Body of the Nation (Eds. S. Dewey and T. Saint-Garmain Kumarian Press/Stylus Publishing 2012

‘Taliban’ in Mary Zeiss Stange and Carol K. Oyster (eds) Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World , Sage, London 2011

“The Suicide of Women in Post-Taliban Afghanistan” in Crimes against Women’edited by David Pike, American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy (2011)

“From Refugee Camp to Kabul : The Influence of Exile in Pakistan on the lives of women in Afghanistan” in Faegheh Shirazi (ed) Muslim Women in War and Crisis : from Reality to Representation. Austin : University of Texas Press. 2010

“Le suicide des femmes en Afghanistan depuis la chute des Talibans” Jane Freedman, Jérôme Valluy (dir.), Persécutions des femmes - Savoirs, mobilisations et protections , Paris. Editions Du Croquant, nov. 2007