Allen, Tim


Professor Tim Allen  

Department

Position held

Justice and Security Research Programme

Research Director

Department of International Development

Professor in Development Anthropology, and Head of Department

Experience keywords:

the Lord's Resistance Army; forced migration; the International Criminal Court; complex emergencies; local conceptions of health and healing; neglected tropical diseases (especially Schistosomiasis and Lymphatic Filariasis); role of the media in fragile and conflict-affected regions; justice and security in fragile and conflict-affected regions; development aid and agencies; ethics of aid; ethnic conflict

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Professor Tim Allen has expertise in the fields of complex emergencies, ethnic conflict, forced migration, local conception of health and healing, East Africa (especially Sudan, Uganda and Kenya), development aid and agencies and ethics of aid.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Kenya; Sudan; Africa; East Africa; Uganda

Languages:

Acholi (Uganda) [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Intermediate]; Ma'di [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6844

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Allen, Tim and Macdonald, Anna (2014) Post-conflict traditional justice In: Bruinsma, Gerben and Weisburd , David, (eds.) Encyclopedia of criminology and criminal justice. Springer reference. Springer Science+Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands , 3831-3843. ISBN 9781461456896

Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim (2014) De-politicizing parasites: reflections on attempts to control the control of neglected tropical diseases Medical Anthropology, 33 (3). 223-239. ISSN 0145-9740

2013

Allen, Tim and Macdonald, Anna (2013) Post-conflict traditional justice: a critical overview JSRP Paper 3. Justice and Security Research Programme, International Development Department, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim (2013) Will mass drug administration eliminate lymphatic filariasis? Evidence from Northern Coastal Tanzania Journal of Biosocial Science, 45 (4). 517-545. ISSN 0021-9320

2012

Allen, Tim and Parker, Melissa (2012) Will increased funding for neglected tropical diseases really make poverty history? Lancet, 379 (9821). 1097-1098. ISSN 0140-6736

Allen, Tim and Parker, Melissa (2012) Conflicts and compromises?: experiences of doing anthropology at the interface of public policy In: Fardon, Richard, (ed.) The Sage Handbook of Social Anthropology. SAGE Publications published with the Association of Social Anthropology, 184-195. ISBN 9781847875471

Allen, Tim (2012) The burning issue: parasites - enemy of the poor The London School of Economics and Political Science

Schomerus, Mareike and Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen (2012) KONY 2012 and the prospects for change Foreign Affairs (13 Mar 2012)

Allen, Tim and Parker, Melissa (2012) Increased funding for combatting neglected tropical diseases will not alone make poverty history. The specific contexts of affected areas must be better understood and existing problems dealt with British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Feb 2012) Blog entry

Allen, Tim and Storm, Laura (2012) Quests for therapy in northern Uganda: healing at Laropi revisited Journal of Eastern African Studies, 6 (1). 22-46. ISSN 1753-1055

Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim and Pearson, Georgina and Peach, Nichola and Flynn, Rachel and Rees, Nicholas (2012) Border parasites: schistosomiasis control among Uganda's fisherfolk Journal of Eastern African Studies, 6 (1). 98-123. ISSN 1753-1055

2011

Allen, Tim (2011) Is 'genocide' such a good idea? British Journal of Sociology, 62 (1). 26-36. ISSN 0007-1315

Schomerus, Mareike and Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen (2011) Obama takes on the LRA: why Washington sent troops to Central Africa Foreign Affairs (15 Nov 2011)

Allen, Tim and Parker, Melissa (2011) The 'other diseases' of the millennium development goals: rhetoric and reality of free drug distribution to cure the poor's parasites Third World Quarterly, 32 (1). 91-117. ISSN 0143-6597

Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim (2011) Does mass drug administration for the integrated treatment of neglected tropical diseases really work?: assessing evidence for the control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths in Uganda Health Research Policy and Systems, 9 (3). 1-20. ISSN 1478-4505

2010

Allen, Tim (2010) Blood with roots Times Literary Supplement (26 Mar 2010)

Allen, Tim (2010) Bitter Roots: the 'intervention' of Acholi traditional justice In: Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen, (eds.) The Lord's Resistance Army: Myth and Reality. Zed Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781848135635

Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen (2010) Introduction: the Lord's Resistance Army: myth and reality In: Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen, (eds.) The Lord's Resistance Army: Myth and Reality. Zed Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781848135635

Allen, Tim and Laker, F. and Schomerus, Mareike and Porter, H. (2010) Postscript: the Lord's Resistance Army In: Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen, (eds.) The Lord's Resistance Army: Myth and Reality. Zed Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781848135635

Allen, Tim and Vlassenroot, Koen, eds (2010) The Lord's Resistance Army: myth and reality Zed Books, London, UK. ISBN 9781848135635

Schomerus, Mareike and Allen, Tim (2010) Southern Sudan at odds with itself: dynamics of conflict and predicaments of peace Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Allen, Tim (2008) Ouganda: la justice traditionnelle est-elle une alternative viable à la Cour pénale internationale? Mouvements, 53 (1). 118-124. ISSN 1776-2995

Parker, Melissa and Allen, Tim and Hastings, Julie (2008) Resisting control of neglected tropical diseases: dilemmas in the mass treatment of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths in north-west Uganda Journal of Biosocial Science, 40 (02). 161-181. ISSN 0021-9320

2007

Allen, Tim (2007) Defending the ICC Prospect (26 May 2007)

Allen, Tim (2007) The international criminal court and the invention of traditional justice in northern Uganda Politique Africaine, 107. 147-166. ISSN 0244-7827

Allen, Tim (2007) Witchcraft, sexuality and HIV/AIDS among the Azande of Sudan Journal of Eastern African Studies, 1 (3). 359-396. ISSN 1753-1055

2006

Allen, Tim (2006) AIDS and evidence: interrogating some Ugandan myths Journal of Biosocial Science, 38 (1). 7-28. ISSN 1469-7599

Allen, Tim (2006) Trial justice: the international criminal court and the Lord’s resistance army African arguments. Zed Books, London. ISBN 1842777378

Schomerus, Mareike and Allen, Tim (2006) A hard homecoming: lessons learned from the reception center process in northern Uganda: an independent study United States Agency for International Development / United Nations Children’s Fund, Washington, USA.

2005

Allen, Tim and Stremlau, N. (2005) Media policy, peace and state reconstruction In: Hemer, Oscar and Tufte, Thomas, (eds.) Media and Glocal Change: Rethinking Communication for Development. CLACSO/Nordicom, Göteborg, Sweden. ISBN 9789871183265

Allen, Tim and Stremlau, Nicole (2005) Media policy, peace and state reconstruction Crisis States Research Centre discussion papers, 8. Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2004

Allen, Tim (2004) Introduction: why don't HIV/AIDS policies work? Journal of International Development, 16 (8). 1123-1127. ISSN 1099-1328

Allen, Tim and Heald, Suzette (2004) HIV/AIDS policy in Africa: what has worked in Uganda and what has failed in Botswana? Journal of International Development, 16 (8). 1141-1154. ISSN 0954-1748

Allen, Tim (2004) UNICEF In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge, 712-713. ISBN 9780415253420

Allen, Tim (2004) UNDP In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge, 718-719. ISBN 9780415253420

Allen, Tim (2004) UNHCR In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge, 716-717. ISBN 9780415253420

Allen, Tim (2004) HIV/AIDS (policy issues) In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge, 316-319. ISBN 9780415253420

Allen, Tim (2004) Red cross and red crescent In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge, 580-582. ISBN 9780415253420

2003

Allen, Tim (2003) Developed countries: policies and practices for development effectiveness In: Development Effectiveness Report 2003: Partnerships for Results. UNDP, New York, USA, 36-50.

2002

Allen, Tim and Ó Gráda, Cormac, eds (2002) Famine demography: perspectives from past and present International studies in demography. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199251919

2000

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan (2000) Agencies of development In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 189-218. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim and Chataway, Joanna (2000) Industrialization and development In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 509-532. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan (2000) Taking culture seriously In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 443-468. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan (2000) A world at war In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 163-188. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan (2000) The new politics of identity In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 485-508. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim (2000) Understanding health: biomedicine and local knowledge in northern Uganda In: Edmondson, Ricca and Kelleher, Cecily, (eds.) Health Promotion: Multi-Discipline or New Discipline. Irish Academic Press, Ireland, 149-175. ISBN 9780716526575

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan (2000) Preface: poverty and development into the 21st century In: Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, (eds.) Poverty and Development Into the 21st Century. Oxford University Press, Oxford, vii-x. ISBN 9780198776260

Thomas, Alan and Allen, Tim (2000) Introduction: re-framing development for the 21st century Journal of International Development, 12 (6). 769-772. ISSN 0954-1748

Allen, Tim and Thomas, Alan, eds (2000) Poverty and development into the 21st century 2nd, Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198776260

Allen, Tim and Styan, David (2000) A right to interfere?: Bernard Kouchner and the new humanitarianism Journal of International Development, 12 (6). 825-842. ISSN 0954-1748

Allen, Tim and Weinhold, Diana (2000) Dropping the debt for the new millenium: is it such a good idea? Journal of International Development, 12 (6). 857-875. ISSN 0954-1748

1999

Allen, Tim and Eade, John (1999) Ethnicity In: Culture and Global Change. Routledge, London, 145-156. ISBN 9780415139175

Allen, Tim and Eade, John (1999) Understanding ethnicity In: Allen, Tim and Eade, John, (eds.) Divided Europeans: Understanding Ethnicities in Conflict. Kluwer, Leiden, 11-40. ISBN 9789041112132

Allen, Tim (1999) Perceptions of contemporary war In: Allen, Tim and Seaton, Jean, (eds.) The Media of Conflict: War Reporting and Representations of Ethnic Violence. Zed Books, London, 11-42. ISBN 9781856495707

Allen, Tim (1999) War, genocide, and aid: the genocide in Rwanda In: Elwert, Georg and Feuchtwang, Stephan and Neubert, Dieter, (eds.) Processes of Escalation and De-Escalation in Violent Group Conflicts. Beihefte Sociologus. Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 177-201. ISBN 9783428099573

Allen, Tim and Seaton, J, eds (1999) The media of conflict: war reporting and representations of ethnic violence Zed Books. ISBN 9781856495707

Allen, Tim and Skelton, T, eds (1999) Culture and global change Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415139168

Allen, Tim and Eade, John, eds (1999) Divided europeans: understanding ethnicities in conflict Martinus Nijhoff Publishing. ISBN 9789041112132

1996

Allen, Tim (1996) International interventions in war zones Contemporary Politics, 2 (1). 7-22. ISSN 1469-3631


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