CFP: Taking Stock of Research on Violent Political Extremism

VOX-POL MID-PROJECT CONFERENCE: Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland 23 – 24 June 2016 (pre-conf workshops 22 June) The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence (voxpol.eu) is an EU-funded academic research network focused on researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of violent online political extremism and responses to it. For more info.,…

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CFP: Journalism, Diaspora and Conflict

Call for Chapters: Publisher: Proposed to Palgrave Macmillan The migrant crisis in Europe and in other parts of the world due to conflict is a challenge not only to the political establishment in terms of policy response, but also to the diasporic media in terms of their professional ideology. While…

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CFP: Re-conceptualizing Cultures of Remote Warfare

Special Issue of The Journal of War and Culture Studies We are now into the second century in which aerial warfare is commonplace in a range of forms, and the second decade in which drone warfare is routinized. As paradigm, strategy, and tactic, violence-at-a-distance has become a predominant model of military engagement.…

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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

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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