Dr Christalla Yakinthou
Honorary Research Fellow
Political Science and International Relations
- Contact details
- Political Science and International Relations
The University of Western Australia (M259)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
- 6488 2086
- 6488 1060
- Key research
- Transitional Justice and Conflict Transformation
- Ethnic conflict and historical memory
- Political design for conflict societies
- Human rights
- Cyprus conflict
Conflict Management in Divided Societies: Theories and Practice, co-edited with Stefan Wolff, Routledge, forthcoming 2011.
Political Settlements in Divided Societies: Cyprus and Consociationalism, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, July 2009.
The Emergence of a ‘Right to Truth’: A Comparison of Inter-American and European Human Rights Approaches to Enforced Disappearances, forthcoming.
'Cyprus', Conflict Management in Divided Societies: Theories and Practice, Stefan Wolff and Christalla Yakinthou, Routledge, 2011 (forthcoming).
‘Cyprus: Political Modernity and Institutions of Democracy in a Divided Island’, (with Andrekos Varnavas) The Oxford Handbook of Sub-National Democracy in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2010.
‘The House that Annan Built?’, in Varnavas, A. and Faustmann, H., Reunifying Cyprus: The Annan Plan and Beyond, I.B. Tauris, 2009.
'The (non) Debate About Dealing with the Past in Cyprus: Prosecutions, Amnesties, Commissions', under review with the International Journal of Transitional Justice.
‘The European Union’s Management of the Cyprus Conflict: System Failure or Structural Metamorphosis?’, Ethnopolitics, vol. 8, no.3, 2009 pp.307-323.
'The Quiet Deflation of Den Xehno? Changes in the Greek Cypriot Communal Narrative on the Missing Persons in Cyprus’ Cyprus Review, vol. 20, no. 1, Spring 2008 pp.15-33.
'Human Rights for Third-Country Nationals in the Republic of Cyprus', Reconciliation through a Common Purpose: Third Party Human Rights in Cyprus, (co-authored with Oncel Polili), Tesev Publications, 2010.
CONFERENCES, CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
'Human Rights for Third-Country Nationals in the Republic of Cyprus', Reconciliation through a Common Purpose: Third Party Human Rights in Cyprus, Roundtable convened by the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation and the Global Political Trends Center, Cyprus June 2010.
Co-Convenor of workshop, Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies: Theories and Practice at February 2010 International Studies Association Annual Conference, New Orleans. Funding for workshop secured through ISA Catalytic Research Grant.
'The Cyprus Peace Process', ISA Annual Conference, New Orleans, February 2010.
'Truth and Reconciliation in Cyprus: The Non-Debate', Oslo Peace Research Institute, Cyprus Centre Annual Conference, Nicosia, June 2009.
‘Why Don’t Conflicts Get Solved? What Becomes of a Society Deeply Traumatised by War?’ Inaugural talk for Bluestocking Institute for Global Peace and Justice, Perth, March 2009.
‘Consociationalism and Cyprus’, Cyprus Academic Forum, Nicosia, March 2009.
‘The EU and Cyprus: A Case of Failed Conflict Management?’, Paper presented at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, October 2008.
‘Power-sharing in Conflict Societies: The Case of Cyprus’, Paper presented at Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, April 2008.
'Acceptance of police brutality underlines our slave mentality', Cyprus Mail, February 2011
'The status quo is not a solution', The Elders, February 2010
'Reflections on a Meditrated Conflict', Ethnopolitics, June 2009
'Confronting the past, grasping the future', Ekathimerini newspaper,April 2010
- Funding received
- 2010 - International Center for Transitional Justice Knowledge Sharing Initiative Grant for research in South Africa, USD $3,500
2009- International Studies Association Catalytic Grant Award for workshop organisation, USD $5,000
2009- Zennström Philanthropies supplementary funding for establishment of ICTJ Cyprus Programme, EU 25,000
2008 - European Commission Grant for International Center for Transitional Justice Programme establishment in Cyprus, EU 160,000
2007/2008 - Recipient of one of two Australia-wide scholarships to complete a Masters
equivalent diploma in European Public Law at the European Academy of Public Law. Scholarship awarded co-jointly by the Australian Institute of Comparative Legal Systems and the European Public Law Organisation
- English, native speaker
Turkish, working knowledge
- Previous positions
- Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University NCC
Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator, Notre Dame University Fremantle
- Current external positions
- Country Manager, International Center for Transitional Justice Cyprus Program
- Useful links
- Current projects
- Contributor to PRIO Cyprus Centre's project 'The Property Issue in the Cyprus Conflict'
- Research profile
Research profile and publications