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Bill Huntley Memorial Peace Seminar

at the University of Bradford

The 2015 Peace Fellows Seminar, "Radical Peace: Understanding Extremism and Breaking the Cycles of Violence" took place on the 31st of October and this short video gives a flavour of the seminar.

Our guest speakers were:

  • Dr. Kacper Rekawek — an expert on international terrorism and terrorist groups.
  • Jo Berry – founder of Building Bridges for Peace who works to promote an understanding of the causes of war, terrorism and violence among divided communities.
  • Dr. Pat Magee – A former member of the IRA who was imprisoned for his part in the Brighton bombing, who now works with Building Bridges for Peace and seeks political solutions to conflict situations.
  • Dr. Albaqir A. Mukhtar – Director of al-Khatim Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development in Khartoum, Sudan.
  • Dr. Sadek Hamid – Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Liverpool Hope University who's work focuses upon British Muslims, young people, Islamic activism and religious radicalisation.
  • Dr. Philip Lewis – Lectures on Religions, Conflict and Peacemaking at the University of Bradford, and Interfaith Advisor and Consultant on Christian Muslim relations who will moderate the panel discussion.
  • The Class XIII Peace Fellows gave presentations based on their international experiences and there was an opportunity to meet the new Class XIV Fellows who recently arrived in Bradford