Anna-Maria is an Editor and Programmes Assistant 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.
On 2 November, the day before Vienna was due to go back into lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, the city was struck by a jihadist-motivated attack in which four persons were killed and twenty-three wounded. Prior to this, Austria had only seen a few jihadist attacks as the government had been able to […]
The QAnon conspiracy emerged on 28 October 2017, when a user named “Q” posted what were purported to be highly classified government secrets on 4chan’s /pol/ (politically incorrect) discussion board, contributing to a thread discussing the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States (US) elections. Notably, Q’s claim of having special access to […]
This report looks at journalism and social media reporting in Nigeria. The author raises key implications in journalistic reporting by looking at the 2014 #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign. This study importantly takes both a local and a global perspective on Nigeria’s media reporting. This report is part of a wider project, led by the International […]