Journalists and Commanders: Reporting in times of war, tensions and crises

1st March Click here to Register by Monday, 22 February 2016 Registration fee: £25.00 Confirmed speakers include Jamie Shea (NATO), Richard Norton-Taylor (The Guardian), Ricardo Gutierez (ULB/European Federation of Journalists) Marie-Soleil Frère (ULB), Martin Plaut, Senior Research Fellow ICWS and Keith Somerville,  Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Centre for Journalism, University …

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CFP: Women in Peace and Conflict Conference

9th March 2016 The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.   Women in Peace and Conflict 2016, organised to celebrate International Women’s Day will bring together academic researchers and practitioners with the aim of identifying the historical and contemporary involvement of women in peace and conflict. …

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NATO on Emerging Security Challenges

IN CONVERSATION WITH DR JAMIE SHEA, NATO DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL FOR EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES 29 February 2016 16:00, G25, HumSS Building, University of Reading The Departments of History and Politics are delighted to present this ‘In conversation’ event with Dr Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security …

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Representing Peace and Conflict

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13 – 15 July 2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies Annual Conference 2015 CALL FOR PAPERS: KEYNOTE: TBC Representing plays a key role in contexts of peace and conflict. Representing may determine how peace and conflict are created, understood, remembered and encountered. Peace and conflict dynamics …

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Contemporary Conflicts Talks: Imperial War Museum

Email contemporaryconflicts@iwm.org.uk  to book your place for any of these talks Fighting Ebola Tuesday 19 January 2016, 7pm In 2015 the largest Ebola outbreak in history threatened to decimate Sierra Leone. Faced with predictions of death on a huge scale, the Sierra Leonean government and global health community made the unusual decision …

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Cry havoc! and let slip the dogs of war!

Shakespeare and the Great War The War and Representation Network (WAR-Net) invites paper proposals for a conference on Shakespeare and the Great War to be held at Harris Manchester College, Oxford, on Friday 8 April 2016. 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme and the 400th …

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Non-State Actors in Conflicts: Conspiracies, Myths, and Practices

Call for Papers: 5th International Conference on Conflict, Terrorism, and Society April 12th – 13th 2016: Kadir Has University, Istanbul Turkey   At this point, we provide a platform to discuss ‘non-state actors’ and their roles during conflicts in detail. We reject the binary “state” vs “non-state” actor understanding and explore the reasons and …

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CFP: The Enemy in Contemporary Film

Military conflicts unite a national community in opposition to an external enemy, whereas socio-political, ethnic and racial conflicts divide a nation into “us” and an internal enemy. Cultural memory, in Jan Assman’s definition, “has its fixed point; its horizon does not change with the passing of time. These fixed points …

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