Resistance to War 1914-1924

Leeds, United Kingdom, 18-20th March 2016. Ingrid Sharp and colleagues are planning a major international conference for March 18th-20th 2016 to consider and debate the various forms and expressions of resistance to the First World War within and across national contexts.  It will coincide with the introduction of conscription in …

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The Balkans Peace Program (BPP) Summer 2015

International Development, Politics, and Post-Conflict Societies – Kosovo and the Balkans…. is an educational program that provides students enrolled in a university outside of Kosovo and the region with the opportunity to spend three weeks in Kosovo studying and learning about development in practice in a post-conflict area right in …

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The Media and WWI

Panel Discussion Thursday 26 February 2015, 6:15pm In the Studio at The Hive, Worcester, WR1 3PD The centenary of the First World War has resulted in a plethora of related television and radio programmes: from Peaky Blinders to the Radio 4 drama Home Front. This panel discussion will bring together …

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CFP: Figures of Transgression in War Representation

Extended Deadline: 1st Feb 2015 Interdisciplinary Research Workshop, 11 May 2015, University of Reading   In periods of crisis, when national or cultural identity is unstable,contested, or openly destabilized; when binary oppositions between selfand other, ‘us’ and ‘them’, can become both intensified and increasinglystrained; and when the experience or memory …

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Arrested War: After Diffused War

Hoskins & O'Loughlin book that outlines their concept of Diffuse War

Ben O’Loughlin and Andrew Hoskins introduce the concept of ‘Arrested War’ to describe how mainstream media is re-appropriating the images and stories that describe contemporary conflicts. All comments welcome…. Arrested War: After Diffused War In the past two decades we have passed through three phases of media ecology, and each has …

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Women and War: Ireland in the Twentieth Century

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Newcastle University: 19th March 2015 Keynote Speaker: Dr Moynagh Sullivan (NUI Maynooth). Evening Readings by: Colette Bryce and TBC The purpose of this day is to gather together researchers who are interested in discussing the role of women in Ireland throughout the prolonged periods of conflict and unrest that marked the …

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Understanding Conflict: Research, ideas and responses to security threats 

*UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS* University of Bath 8 – 11 June 2015 Keynote speakers include: Max Blumenthal (Author Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel);  Professor John Esposito (Georgetown University) on Islamophobia; Dr. Mark Hayes (Southampton Solent) on Academia and the Security State in Britain: Liverpool University – A Case Study in Collusion; Professor Jenny Hocking (Monash University) on Counter- terrorism; Professor Deepa Kumar (Rutgers …

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