Anna-Maria is an Editor and Junior Research Fellow at the ICCT. Since graduating from Leiden University’s MSc Crisis and Security Management in April 2019, she has worked in the field of international criminal investigations, and as a researcher at the TMC Asser Institute. Her research interests include intelligence, the changing nature and role of evidence in ICHL trials, the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, and the connection between conflict and the climate crisis.
Anna-Maria gained a BSc in Anthropology from Brunel University in London, UK. She is particularly keen on adopting an ethnographic research approach when possible, especially after spending over 6 months in southern Italy researching and writing on the migrant crisis. Her latest work prior to joining the ICCT was in an international NGO, focusing on documenting the atrocities in Syria and Iraq and bringing justice to those affected.
The 2021 Dutch Parliamentary elections are now behind us and after a messy start the process of forming a new cabinet is now in full swing. The main themes discussed during the campaigns were climate issues, COVID response, education, healthcare, the economy, the housing market and migration, but what can we expect in the next […]
This report synthesises the findings of three research reports, which explored media responses to three terrorist incidents – the Chibok kidnapping in Nigeria in 2014, al-Shabaab attacks in Nairobi in 2013 and 2019, and the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka in 2019. These papers – part of an ongoing project led by International Centre […]
In its last hours in office, the administration of former US president Donald Trump designated Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO), prompting uproar that the resulting sanctions would worsen Yemen’s dire humanitarian situation. Trump’s successor Joe Biden swiftly reversed the move amid fears of imminent famine, but the policy shift caused consternation […]