IOSIF KOVRAS
ΙΩΣΗΦ ΚΟΒΡΑΣ
IOSIF KOVRAS
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Τμήμα Κοινωνικών και Πολιτικών Επιστημών
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Προσωπικό Προφίλ

O Ιωσήφ Κόβρας είναι Αναπληρωτής Καθηγητής στο Τμήμα Κοινωνικών και Πολιτικών Επιστημών του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου. Προηγουμένως δίδασκε Πολιτική Επιστήμη στο City University of London (2016-2020). Εκπόνησε τη διδακτορική του διατριβή στο Πανεπιστήμιο Queen’s του Μπέλφαστ (2011) ενώ κατέχει μεταπτυχιακό στις Διεθνείς Σχέσεις από το πανεπιστήμιο Aberystwyth (2006). Η έρευνα του εστιάζει κυρίως στις πολιτικές μεταβατικής δικαιοσύνης (transitional justice) σε βαθιά διαιρεμένες κοινωνίες. Παράλληλα ασχολείται με τις πολιτικές λογοδοσίας που υιοθετούν χώρες έπειτα από οικονομικές κρίσεις. Ευρήματα από την έρευνά του έχουν δημοσιευθεί μεταξύ άλλων και στα ακόλουθα περιοδικά: Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Psychology, Nations and Nationalism and Cooperation and Conflict. Έχει λάβει χρηματοδότηση από το Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) και την Βρετανική Ακαδημία για να την εκπόνηση ερευνητικών προγραμμάτων. Το πιό πρόσφατο βιβλίο του δημοσιεύθηκε το 2017 με τίτλο Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice από το Cambridge University Press
Μεταβατική Δικαιοσύνη
Ανθρώπινα Δικαιώματα
Ανάλυση και Επίλυση Συγκρούσεων
Βιβλία

Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice. The Families of the Disappeared (2017, Cambridge University Press)

Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice. Deferring Human Rights (2014, Routlege)

 

Άρθρα

'Crisis and Punishment? Explaining Politicians’ Appetite for Retribution in Post-Crisis Europe’, Comparative Politics, (forthcoming, with Stefano Pagliari)

Truth Commissions after EconomicCrises: Political Learning or Blame Game?’, Political Studies, Volume: 66 issue: 1, pp.173-191 (2018, with Shaun McDaid & Ragnar Hjalmarsson).

‘Exposure to Violence, War-Related Losses and Attitudes Towards Transitional Justice: Evidence from Post-Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina’, Political Psychology, Vo.39(2), pp.345-363(with Jonathan Hall, Djordje Stefanovic & Neophytos Loizides).

‘Death as the border: Managing missing migrants and unidentified bodies at the EU's Mediterranean frontier’. Political Geography, Vol.55, pp.40-49(2014, with Simon Robins).

‘The Greek Debt Crisis and Southern Europe: Majoritarian Pitfalls?, Comparative Politics, V ol.47(1), pp.1-20 (2014, with Neophytos Loizides)

'Explaining Prolonged Silences in Transitional Justice: the Disappeared Cyprus and Spain’, Comparative Political Studies, (2013)Vol.46, pp. 730-756

‘Cultures of Rioting and Anti-Systemic Movements in Southern Europe’, West European Politics, Vol.35(4), pp. 707-725(2012, with Katia Andronikidou)

'Delinkage Processes and Grassroots Movements in Transitional Justice’, Cooperation and Conflict, (2012) Vol. 47(1), pp.88-105

'Delaying Truth Recovery for Missing Persons’, Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 17(3), pp.520-540 (2011, with Neophytos Loizides)

Profile Information

Iosif Kovras is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus. Before joining the University of Cyprus he was an Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at City University of London. His research interests include comparative post-conflict transitional justice and human rights. His current research project explores the policies of accountabilities deployed by six European countries to deal with the causes of the recent economic crisis. His work has been published in Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Psychology, Nations and Nationalism and Cooperation and Conflict, among others. Past research the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) the British Academy and other funding bodies have funded projects. His most recent book titled ‘Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice‘, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.
Post-conflict Transitional Justice
Peace & Conflict Studies
Post-crisis Accountability
 
Books
Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice. The Families of the Disappeared (2017, Cambridge University Press)
 
Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice. Deferring Human Rights (2014, Routlege)
 
Journal Articles
 
'Crisis and Punishment? Explaining Politicians’ Appetite for Retribution in Post-Crisis Europe’, Comparative Politics, (forthcoming, with Stefano Pagliari)
 
Truth Commissions after EconomicCrises: Political Learning or Blame Game?’, Political Studies, Volume: 66 issue: 1, pp.173-191 (2018, with Shaun McDaid & Ragnar Hjalmarsson).
 
‘Exposure to Violence, War-Related Losses and Attitudes Towards Transitional Justice: Evidence from Post-Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina’, Political Psychology, Vo.39(2), pp.345-363(with Jonathan Hall, Djordje Stefanovic & Neophytos Loizides).
 
‘Death as the border: Managing missing migrants and unidentified bodies at the EU's Mediterranean frontier’. Political Geography, Vol.55, pp.40-49(2014, with Simon Robins).
 
‘The Greek Debt Crisis and Southern Europe: Majoritarian Pitfalls?, Comparative Politics, V ol.47(1), pp.1-20 (2014, with Neophytos Loizides)
 
'Explaining Prolonged Silences in Transitional Justice: the Disappeared Cyprus and Spain’, Comparative Political Studies, (2013)Vol.46, pp. 730-756
 
‘Cultures of Rioting and Anti-Systemic Movements in Southern Europe’, West European Politics, Vol.35(4), pp. 707-725(2012, with Katia Andronikidou)
 
'Delinkage Processes and Grassroots Movements in Transitional Justice’, Cooperation and Conflict, (2012) Vol. 47(1), pp.88-105
 
'Delaying Truth Recovery for Missing Persons’, Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 17(3), pp.520-540 (2011, with Neophytos Loizides)