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dr. Helen Hintjens

dr. Helen Hintjens

Academic Staff Unit

International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)

Erasmus University Rotterdam

 

Senior Lecturer

 

T: +31 70 4260481

E: hintjens@remove-this.iss.nl

Room: 2.23

Personal website: http://www.iss.nl/cv_hintjens


 

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Professional experience

Senior Lecturer
University Erasmus University Rotterdam
School International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Department Academic Staff Unit
Url http://iss.academia.edu/helenhintjens
   

Research

I am Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) at Erasmus Univeristy Rotterdam.
My two main research interests are the post-genocide politics of the African Great Lakes region and asylum and social justice advocacy in Western Europe. 

Role Researcher
 

Publications

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  • Hintjens, H.M. (2013). Screening in or out? Selective non-surveillance of unwanted humanity in EU cities. Surveillance & Society, 11 (1/2), 87-105.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Guemar, L. (2013). Is the peer ethnographic approach a suitable method for researching lives of undocumented migrants? Tijdschrift over Cultuur & Criminaliteit, 3 (1), 69-81.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Hodge, D. (2012). The UK Caribbean Overseas Territories: governing unruliness amidst the extraterritorial EU. Journal of Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, 50 (2), 190-225. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2012.671604
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2012). Nowhere to run: Iraqi asylum seekers in the UK. Race & Class, 54 (2), 88-99. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306396812454981
  • Zarkov, D., Handmaker, J.D. & Hintjens, H.M. (2011). Rhonda Copelon: Activist, Lawyer, Feminist. Development and Change, 42 (1), 387-398. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2011.01688.x
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Pavan, S. (2011). Africa: Illusions of Peace, Illusions of War. Development and Change, 42 (3), 859-871. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2011.01710.x
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Book Review Augustin Cyiza: Un homme libre au Rwanda & Exilés, réfugiés, déplacés en Afrique central et orientale & Rwanda 1994: Les politiques du genocide à Butare. Review of Political Economy, 343-347.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Post-genocide Identity Politics in Rwanda. Ethnicities, 8 (1), 37.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). UNIFEM, CEDAW and the Human Rights-based Approach. Development and Change, 39 (6), 1181-1192. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2008.00513.x
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Citizenship under siege in the brave new Europe. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 10 (3), 409-414. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1367549407079715
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). Appreciating the Movement of the Movements. Development in Practice, 16 (6), 628-643. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09614520600958355
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). Global Social Justice in a Cold Climate. Peace Review Journal, 18 (3), 369-378. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402650600848456
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). Conflict and Resources in Post-genocide Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63 (5), 599-615. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207230600963817
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). 'Like Leaves in the Wind'. Desperately Seeking Asylum in the UK. Race and Class, 48 (1), 79-85. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/030639680604800115
  • Brocklesby, M.A., Fisher, E & Hintjens, H.M. (2003). Editorial. Community Development Journal, 38 (3), 181-184. doi: 10.1093/cdj/bsg001
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2002). with Laurent Medea ¿Reunion: celebrating150 years since the Abolition of Slavery¿,. Africa, XXVI.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Medea, L. (2001). Reunion: inside Fortress Europe. Africa Contemporary Record, 25, 457-462.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2001). When Identity becomes a knife: Reflecting on the Genocide in Rwanda¿. Ethnicities, 1 (1), 25-55.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2000). Reunion island: catching up and cleaning up (ratrappage et nettoyage)¿. Africa Contemporary Record, 24.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2000). Environmental Direct Action in Australia: the case of Jabiluka Mine (for special edition in Community Development: Globalisation from Below). Community Development Journal, 35 (4), 377-90.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1999). ¿The Emperor¿s New Clothes: a Moral Tale for Development Experts?¿. Development in Practice, 9 (4), 382.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1999). Explaining Genocide in Rwanda¿. Journal of Modern African Studies, 37 (2).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1998). ¿Reunion island: being there and being French¿. Africa Contemporary Record, 23.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1998). ¿Community Development in the Third World: continuity and change¿, Special edition. Community Development Journal, 33 (4).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1997). "Governance Options in Europe's Caribbean Dependencies: the End of Independence". The Round Table.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1997). ¿What has God to do with Sustainable Development? A Sahelian Dialogue". Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, 1 (2).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1996). "Structural Adjustment and Politics at the Grassroots: two West African case studies" in I. Hampsher-Monk & J. Stanyer (eds), Political Studies Association, Exeter. Contemporary Political Studies, 1.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1992). Ten Common Arguments against Immigration. International Migration, 21 (1).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1992). The Political Economy of Small, Tropical Islands: the Importance of Being Small. Exeter: University of Exeter Press.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Cruz, S. de la (2014). Continuities of Violence in the Congo: Legacies of Hammarskjöld and Lumumba. In C. Stahn & H. Melber (Eds.), Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and International Agency: Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld (pp. 216-239). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2013). Genocide, War and Peace in Rwanda. In Yih-Jye Hwang & L. Cerna (Eds.), Global Challenges: Peace (pp. 195-217). Amsterdam: Brill/Nijhoff.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2013). Land Reform, Social Justice and Reconstruction: Challenges for Post-Genocide Rwanda. In C.R. Veney & D. Simpson (Eds.), African Democracy and Development: Challenges for Post-Conflict African Nations (pp. 81-108). Lanham (MD): Lexington Books.
  • Hintjens, H.M., Kumar, R & Pouri, A. (2011). Pro-asylum Advocacy in the EU: Challenging the State of Exception. In T-D Truong & D. Gasper (Eds.), Transnational migration and human security: the migration-development-security nexus (Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace, 6) (pp. 209-223). Berlin: Springer.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Bayisenge, F (2011). Urunana Audiences at Home and Away: Together 'Hand in Hand'? In A. Skuse, M. Gillespie & G. Power (Eds.), Drama for Development: Cultural Translation and Social Change (pp. 246-272). New Delhi: SAGE.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2010). Gender and Social Justice beyond the Millennium Development Goals: Challenging Human Insecurity. In J. Leckie (Ed.), Development in an Insecure World: The Relevance of the Millennium Goals (pp. 91-113). Ashgate.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2009). Reconstructing Political Identities in Rwanda. In P. Clark & Z. Kaufman (Eds.), After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond (pp. 105-127). London: Hurst & Company. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/18001
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2009). Rwanda and Burundi. In G..H. Herb & D..H. Kaplan (Eds.), Nations and Nationalism: a Global Historical Overview, Vol. 4 (pp. 1668-1682). Oxford: ABC-CLIO.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2009). Social Movements. In G Honor Fagan & R Munck (Eds.), Globalization and Security, an Encyclopaedia, Volume 2: Social and Cultural Aspects (pp. 369-386). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC Clio.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Reconstructing Political Identities in Rwanda. In P. Clark & Z. Kaufman (Eds.), After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond (pp. 105-127). London: Hurst & Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Reconstructing Political Identities in Rwanda. In P. Clark & Z.D. Kaufman (Eds.), After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda (pp. 77-99). London: Hurst & Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Rwanda and Burundi. In Nations and Nationalism: a Global Historical Overview, Volume 4: 1989 to present (pp. 1668-1682). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). "Reconstructing Political Identities in Rwanda". In Z. Kaufman & P. Clark (Eds.), After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond (pp. 105-127). London: Hurst & Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Witness for Peace. In Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice (pp. 1473-1474). London: Sage.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Ya Basta! In G.L. Anderson & K. Herr. (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice (pp. 1501-1502). London: Sage.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Free Movement Activism. In G.L. Anderson & K. Herr (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice (pp. 585-587). London: Sage.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Quakers. In G.L. Anderson & K. Herr (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Activism and Social Justice (pp. 1185-1187). London: Sage.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Kiwuwa, D. (2006). Not Ethnicity but Race: Unity and Conflict in Rwanda since the Genocide. In S.C. Saha (Ed.), Perspectives on Contemporary Ethnic Conflict: Primal Violence or the Politics of Convition? (pp. 77-105) Lanham: Lexington.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Hodge, D. (2005). Partnership and Pragmatism: UK Policies towards the Caribbean Overseas Territories in the New Millennium. In D. Killingray & D. Taylor (Eds.), The United Kingdom Overseas Territories. Past, Present and Future (pp. 87-110). London: Institute Commonwealth Studies/OSPA.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2003). Acting for Asylum: The Nexus of Pro-Refugee Activism in Melbourne. In M. Leach & F. Mansouri (Eds.), Critical perspectives on refugee policy in Australia : proceedings of the Refugee Rights Symposium (pp. 59-87). Australia: Deakin University Press.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2003). From French Slaves to French Citizens: the African Diaspora in Reunion Island. In The African diaspora in the Indian Ocean (pp. 99-121). Trenton, NJ and Asmara: Africa World Press.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2000). Stories of Yallambee People, Community History of Mount Isa Aboriginal Community. In (pp. 72) Melbourne: Fransiscan Press.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2000). Immigration and Citizenship Debates: Reflections on Ten Common Themes. In Edward Elgar.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1998). Gender, ethnicity and cultural identity: women¿s ¿places¿¿, with Nickie Charles, Introductory chapter in , Ethnicity and Political Ideologies,. In .
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1996). ¿African Views of Europe as Reflected in African Literature¿, in A. Doogan et al (eds) Winners and s: African Society and Development South of the Sahara, Oxfam Publications. In .
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1994). ¿The Status of Maritime and Insular France: the DOM-TOM and Corsica¿, pp. 110-31 in J. Loughlin & S. Mazey (eds) The End of the French Unitary State? Ten Years of Regionalisation in France. In London: Frank Cass.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1994). ¿Constitutional and Political Change in the French Caribbean¿, in R. Burton & F. Reno (eds) French and West Indian: Martinique, Guadeloupe and Guiana Today,. In London: MacMillan.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1992). ¿France¿s Love Children? The French Overseas Departments¿, in H.Hintjens and M. Newitt (eds) The Political Economy of Small, Tropical Islands: the Importance of Being Small. In .
  • Hintjens, H.M. (1991). France in the Caribbean¿, in Paul Sutton (ed.) Europe and the Caribbean. In London: MacMillan.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). [Book review of]. [Bespreking van de boeken Augustin Cyiza: Un homme libre au Rwanda & Exilés, réfugiés, déplacés en Afrique central et orientale & Rwanda 1994: Les politiques du genocide à Butare]. Review of African Political Economy, 35(116), 343-356.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). [Book review of two books] The State of Resistance: Popular Struggles in the Global South, Francois Polet (ed.) Zed Books, London-New York, 2007 [and] Globalizing Resistance: The State of Struggle. Francois Polet et al (eds), Pluto Press, London, 2004) [Bespreking van de boeken Globalizing Resistance: The State of Struggle & The State of Resistance: Popular Struggles in the Global South]. Development and Change, 39(4), 709-711.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). [Book review of] Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital through Cross-Border Campaigns (Kate Bronfenbrenner (ed.), Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University, Press, 2007) [Bespreking van het boek Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital h Cross-Border Campaigns]. Development and Change, 39(3), 500-501.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). [Book review of] The Cinema of Globalization: A Guide to Films about the New Economic Order [Bespreking van het boek The Cinema of Globalization: A Guide to Films about the New Economic Order]. Development and Change, 39(2), 351-352.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). [Book review of] Intimate Enemy: Images and Voices of the Rwanda Genocide (S. Straus ed., New York, Zone Books, 2006) [Bespreking van het boek Intimate Enemy: Images and Voices of the Rwanda Genocide]. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 30(4), 666-667.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Book Review of " The Killing Trap: Genocide in the Twentieth Century" (M. Midlarsky Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005) [Bespreking van het boek The Killing Trap: Genocide in the Twentieth Century]. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 30(2), 333-334.
  • Agbonifo, J.O. & Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Book Review of 2 Books on Citizenship: (N. Kabeer, ed. Inclusive citizenship : meanings and expressions - London : Zed, 2005. - xiv, 274 p / R. Mohanty and R.Tandon eds. Participatory citizenship : identity, exclusion, inclusion- New Delhi [etc.] : Sage, 2006. - 249 p) [Bespreking van de boeken Inclusive citizenship : meanings and expressions & Participatory citizenship : identity, exclusion, inclusion]. Development and Change, 38(4), 773-775.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Book Review of "5 books on Social Movements and Collective Action" [Bespreking van de boeken Global Collective Action & Global Movements: Action and Culture & International Zapatismo: The Construction of Solidarity in the Age of Globalization & Reflections and Mobilizations: Dialogues with Movements and Voluntary Organizations & The Porto Alegre Alternative: Direct Democracy in Action]. Development and Change, 38(4), 767-771.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Medea, L. (2005). 'Which Future for this French <> Département'. In C. Legum (Ed.), Vol. 29. Africa Contemporary Record (pp. 639-644). New York and London: Africana Publishing Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Medea, L. (2004). 'Réunion island: Getting closer to Paris by surfing the 'Blue Wave''. In C. Legum (Ed.), Vol. 28. Africa Contemporary Record (pp. 618-624). New York: Africana Publishing Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Medea, L. (2003). 'Réunion: One Département or Two? The Great Debate'. In C. Legum (Ed.), Vol. 27. Africa Contemporary Record (pp. 594-597). New York: Africana Publishing Company.
  • Hintjens, H.M., Siegmann, K.A. & Staring, R.H.J.M. (2013). 'Count us in': Towards Realising Health Rights among Undocumented People in Two Dutch Global Cities. Granted research proposal. http://www.rotterdamglobalhealthinitiative.nl/: Rotterdam (2013, april 01 - 2015, april 01).
  • Hintjens, H.M., Siegmann, K.A. & Staring, R.H.J.M. (2013). 'Count us in': Towards Realising Health Rights among Undocumented People in Two Dutch Global Cities. Granted research proposal. http://www.rotterdamglobalhealthinitiative.nl/: Rotterdam (2013, april 01 - 2015, april 01).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2008). Through the Looking Glass: Learning from Simulating Rwanda (Paper presented at E-Learning conference, AACE, Las Vegas, 17-21 November 2008).
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Nour, R. (2008). Pro-Asylum Advocacy in Fortress Europe and Beyond: reflecting on context, tactics and strategy (Paper presented at the 11th Conference of IASFM, hosted by Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Programme of American University of Cairo, 6-10 January 2008).
  • Hintjens, H.M. & Pouri, A. (2007). Advocates in Fortress Europe: Working for Refugee Rights (Paper presented at the conference on " International Migration, Multi-local Livelihoods and Human Security: Perspectives from Europe, Asia and Africa" organised by ISS on 30-31 August in The Hague).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). The War for Illegals (web article in web journal; published byin Bad Subjectis Articles Vol. 78 Hope available in http://bad.eserver.org/issues/2007/78/illegals.html).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). The World in a city: lessons from Marseilles (web article published by The Porcupine website; web link at : http://theporcupine.org/?m=200612.
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2007). Consensual and Participatory Forms of Democracy (Draft paper to be published as : UNRISD Working paper).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). Resistance Politics and the Movement of Movements (Paper presented at the State and Society Seminars, ISS, The Hague, 21 February 2006).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2006). Two very Dutch fires (web article published on-line by the Independent Race and Refugee News Network, an on-line bulletin of the Institute of Race Relations, London, 9 February 2006; weblink at: http://www.irr.org.uk/2006/february/ha000012.html).
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2005). "Quixotic Moves on-line: Simulating Conflict and Democracy in Action in Venezuela".
  • Hintjens, H.M. (2005). Desperately seeking asylum (published in Independent Race & Refugee Newsletter (IRR, London), 14.12; available at : http://www.irr.org.uk/2005/december/ha000014.html).