Camilla Orjuela


School of Global Studies
+46 31-786 49 10
Visiting address
Konstepidemins väg 2
41314 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 700
40530 Göteborg

About Camilla Orjuela

Areas of interest

  • Diaspora mobilization
  • Identity politics
  • Local peacebuilding
  • Post-war reconstruction and reconciliation
  • Memory politics
  • Famines
  • Sri Lanka, Rwanda

Current and earlier research projects

Famines as mass-atrocities: Reconsidering violence, memory and justice in relation to hunger.

Second-generation diaspora activism and homeland states.

Seeking justice from from abroad: Diaspora engagement in transitional justice

Political transition and religious radicalization in Burma and Sri Lanka


Supervision of BA, masters and PhD students. Main areas of teaching: ethics and methods in field research; conflicts and conflict resolution; civil society and peacebuilding; diaspora and migration; memory politics.