Pardis Shafafi

EASA AAN / Designit

Pardis Shafafi

EASA AAN / Designit

Biography

Pardis Shafafi is a British-Iranian anthropologist specialising in political violence and peoples´ tribunals, having completed her doctoral degree from the University of St Andrews in 2015 on these and other related themes. She has special expertise and interest on enduring victim-survivor pursuits for accountability and justice in contexts of impunity for powerful perpetuators. Dr Shafafi is the co-editor of the 2015 ‘States of impunity’ series for OpenDemocracy and co-editor of the upcoming 2019 special edition ’The Ethnography of Peoples’ Tribunals’ for PoLAR journal, she is also an advisor and associate researcher with the European Research Council ´Off-Site´ project, and senior researcher with international design studio, Designit, in Oslo. In 2018, she became an elected convenor of the Applied Anthropology Network and lead coordinator of the 2019 WWNA conference.