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Webinar: Brexit? Foreign and Security Policy Implications (watch the recording)

Webinar: Brexit? Foreign and Security Policy Implications (watch the recording)

Published: Mon 16 May 2016

This Webinar examines the security issues raised by the possibility that the UK will leave the EU. This lecture is part of a series of lectures and webinars which look beyond the headlines and examine some of the key political issues affecting Bradford, the UK and beyond.

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Current major issues analysed

Current major issues analysed

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2016

Staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences are heavily involved in the analysis of major current issues, including the conflicts in Afghanistan, Gaza and Iraq. They publish frequently in international web journals such as Open Democracy and The Conversation, with readerships in the tens of thousands.

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University of Bradford student becomes a Global Laureate Fellow

University of Bradford student becomes a Global Laureate Fellow

Published: Thu 27 Nov 2014

Mowmita Basak-Mow from Bangladesh is currently studying for her MA in international development management at the Centre for International Development in the Faculty of Social and International Studies with a Global Development Scholarship from the University of Bradford.

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Development Studies Association Conference: Call for Papers
 Panel 42: Forced Migration and Protection in Uncertain World

Published: Mon 20 March 2017

Development Studies Association Conference, University of Bradford, 6-8th September 2017. Call for Papers
, Panel 42: Forced Migration and Protection in Uncertain World.

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Social Sciences graduate Dr Toby Feakin appointed as Australia's inaugural Ambassador for Cyber Affairs

Social Sciences graduate Dr Toby Feakin appointed as Australia's inaugural Ambassador for Cyber Affairs

Published: Mon 14 Nov 2016

Social Science graduate Dr Toby Feakin (BSc Security Studies 1998 and a PhD in International Politics and Security Studies 2005), has been appointed as Australia's inaugural Ambassador for Cyber Affairs.

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Trophy was presented to Academic Rashmi Arora

Trophy was presented to Academic Rashmi Arora

Published: Mon 3 Oct 2016

This trophy was presented to Academic Rashmi Arora as a thank you gift by the students of MSc in Economics and Finance for Development Programme on September 7, 2016.

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50 Years of Development in Sub-Saharan Africa - The Experience of Tanzania

Published: Sun 17 Aug 2014

International Conference held on 29th and 30 May 2014 by Bradford Centre for International Development in association with the John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies (JEFCAS), Mzumbe University, Tanzania and the Britain Tanzania Society

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Social & International Studies December 2014 Graduation

Social & International Studies December 2014 Graduation

Published: Wed 10 Dec 2014

December 2014 Graduation in the Faculty of Social & International Studies. Students graduated from Economics, International Development, Peace Studies, Psychology, Sociology & Criminology and Social Work & Social Care.

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Africa regional conference marks the 40th anniversary of Peace Studies at Bradford

Africa regional conference marks the 40th anniversary of Peace Studies at Bradford

Published: Mon 8 Dec 2014

The African regional conference convened to mark the 40th anniversary of Peace Studies programme at the University of Bradford was held at the prestigious Serena Hotel in Kampala, Uganda on 14th November 2014. The Conference focused on the theme - Why War? Africa. The conference was organized by the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford in partnership with the Kampala-based Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE). Other local partners that co-hosted the Conference are Mbarara University of Science and Technology and the Peace and Conflict Studies Programme at Makerere University.

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Dr Ha-Joon Chang delivers the 20th Bradford Development Lecture

Published: Tue 11 Mar 2014

Taking production seriously: Dr Ha-Joon Chang gave the 20th Bradford Development Lecture, calling for a new development discourse.

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Spotlight on current BCID student

Spotlight on current BCID student

Published: Thu 22 May 2014

Student profile of current MSc student at the Bradford Centre for International Development

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50 Years 50 Stories: Emma Jones

50 Years 50 Stories: Emma Jones

Published: Tue 16 August 2016

After studying Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, Emma Jones has gone onto work in Uganda for the international development organisation Advocate Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE). In this interview Emma shares her life changing experiences of being in Rwanda, her journey as a student and her aspirations for the future.

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“The war against ISIS is the kind of war that will become dominant”, new report finds

“The war against ISIS is the kind of war that will become dominant”, new report finds

Published: Tue 12 July 2016

A new report from a leading international security specialist argues that the wars against al-Qaida and ISIS are examples of the kinds of conflicts that will come to dominate international affairs. These will lead to a deeply unstable and violent world in the coming decades unless there are fundamental changes in the world-wide approaches to marginalisation and climate change.

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University welcomes Chevening Scholars

University welcomes Chevening Scholars

Published: Tue 25 Nov 2014

Over the years a number of Chevening scholars and fellows have chosen Bradford as their university of choice. This year, the University of Bradford is home to four Chevening scholars - Tony Ku from Timor Leste and studying for an MSc in forensic archaeology, Su Su Htay from Myanmar studying for an MA in peace, conflict and development; Thanit Leerahateerapong from Thailand studying for an MA in conflict resolution and Liu Chen from China studying for an MSc in economics and finance for development.

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Middle East, Conflict and Security: Foreign Policy challenges of the next government

Published: Tue 16 Jun 2015

This public lecture, by Dr Afshin Shahi on Wednesday 18th March 2015, examined the impact of the foreign policy of the past two governments and assessed the challenges that the next government will face, regardless of who actually wins.

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Lecture: EU, sustainable societies and social equality (watch the recording)

Lecture: EU, sustainable societies and social equality (watch the recording)

Published: Mon 23 May 2016

What has the EU ever done for us? This lecture considers the social and political aspects of Brexit with specific reference to social policy agendas, such as employment rights and gender equality.

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Responsible Tourism Workshop, Myanmar

Responsible Tourism Workshop, Myanmar

Published: Thu 2 Jun 2016

Bradford academic Dr Julia Jeyacheya was hosted by the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business at a Multi-Stakeholder Workshop in Ngapali, Rakhine State (11-13 May 2016). She delivered a presentation on coastal tourism in South East Asia, co-written with Dr Mark Hampton, University of Kent. In addition, a report based on field research completed by Drs Jeyacheya and Hampton in Ngapali, November 2014, was included in all delegate packs and available in English and Myanmar.

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International Development at Bradford ranked in top 100 of courses worldwide

International Development at Bradford ranked in top 100 of courses worldwide

Published: Tue 22 Mar 2016

The International Development programme at the University of Bradford has been ranked as one of the top in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings.

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Father Francisco 'Pacho' de Roux seminar

Father Francisco 'Pacho' de Roux seminar

Published: Fri 18 Mar 2016

Father Francisco 'Pacho' de Roux gave an inspirational lecture to Peace Studies staff and students on how it is possible to retain a commitment to peace against all the odds.

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Fragile States workshop for Rotary Peace Fellows

Fragile States workshop for Rotary Peace Fellows

Published: Wed 16 Mar 2016

The 'Designing Programmes and Ensuring Conflict Sensitivity in Fragile and Conflict Affected Contexts' workshop for Peace Studies students led by Professor Owen Greene, saw MA students craft their own project log frame and conflict sensitivity analysis for a fragile state.

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Democracy in sub-Saharan Africa: recent talk given by Peace Studies' academic David Harris

Democracy in sub-Saharan Africa: recent talk given by Peace Studies' academic David Harris

Published: Tue 08 Dec 2015

University of Bradford lecturer David Harris, specialist in post-conflict justice and state re-building gave a talk on sub-Saharan Democracy, at Otley Labour Club on the 18th November 2015, in which David talked about about democracy in sub-Saharan Africa and why its complex development is impacting on the number of refugees arriving at the UK's doorstep in Calais, Dunkirk and beyond. Helen Toft, has written a review of the talk:

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Preventing Biological Threats: What You Can Do

Preventing Biological Threats: What You Can Do

Published: Wed 16 Mar 2016

The University of Bradford has developed two authoritative books on biological security education. The books, which are aimed at lecturers and undergraduates studying life science courses, are freely available as educational tools designed to assist students, faculty members, researchers and professionals in developing a better understanding of biological security issues in the twenty-first century and how they can be addressed.

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22nd Bradford Development Lecture

Published: Monday 15 February

Professor David Hulme: Global Governance and Sustainable Development Goals: All Change... No Change? On 1st January 2016 the world moved from implementing the poverty reducing Millennium Development Goals to pursuing the poverty eradicating, prosperity promoting and sustainability enhancing Sustainable Development Goals.

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Peace studies student to represent Bradford on University Challenge

Peace studies student to represent Bradford on University Challenge

Published: Monday 1 Feb

Peace Studies student Oliver Denton, currently studying an MA in International Politics and Security Studies, is to represent Bradford as part of the University Challenge team.

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December Graduation 2015

December Graduation 2015

Published: Tue 08 Dec 2015

Graduates from the Faculty of Social Sciences including Economics, International Development, Peace Studies, Social Work and Social Care and Sociology and Criminology.

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Bradford Rotary Peace Centre: 2016 Visiting Researcher Programme: Call for Applications

Bradford Rotary Peace Centre: 2016 Visiting Researcher Programme: Call for Applications

Published: Tue 08 Dec 2015

The Visiting Researcher Programme provides funding for an expert in the field of Peace and Conflict Resolution broadly defined to spend up to six months at the Bradford Rotary Peace Centre. The funding will cover the costs of travel to the Peace Centre, as well as accommodation and subsistence whilst located at the Peace Centre. During their time at the Centre the Visiting Researcher will be expected to produce (i) a publication or series of publications based on research undertaken whilst at the Centre and (ii) undertake a series of activities with Rotary Peace Fellows. Ideally the visiting Researcher will start their stay at the Bradford Centre by 1 February 2015 but a later starting date will be considered where relevant.

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Rotary Peace Fellows 2015

Rotary Peace Fellows 2015

Published: Tue 12 November 2015

University of Bradford's Rotary Peace Fellows met the Chair of the Rotary Peace Centres Committee Peter Kyle and Rotary Peace Centre specialist Tyler Allen in their first meeting of the 14th class of Rotary Peace Fellows at Bradford.

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Peace Studies Publishes 2014/15 Annual Report

Peace Studies Publishes 2014/15 Annual Report

Published: Tue 06 Oct 2015

The Division of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford has launched the Peace and Conflict Research Annual Report 2014/15, which celebrates the historic event of the 40th anniversary of Peace Studies. The Department of Peace Studies is globally recognised as the leading academic centre of excellence for Peace and Conflict Research.

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The Other Violence: Research in El Salvador and Guatemala

The Other Violence: Research in El Salvador and Guatemala

Published: 28/08/15

Whilst the Middle East deservedly attracts the attention of the world for the political violence which has cost the lives of thousands, Latin America is off the radar. However, it is the region of the world with the highest levels of violence outside a war zone. Indeed in the month of May, 2015, El Salvador even surpassed the murders that month in Iraq with over 600 homicides.

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One Day Seminar on UK Arms Export Policy

One Day Seminar on UK Arms Export Policy

Published: Mon 24 August 2015

Professor Neil Cooper, Director of the Rotary Peace Centre in the Division of Peace Studies has been awarded funding from the BISA Working Group on Foreign Policy to run a one-day seminar on UK arms export policy. The seminar will take place on 16 September and will be hosted by the Rotary Peace Centre.

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21st Bradford Development Lecture: Transforming Economies

21st Bradford Development Lecture: Transforming Economies

Published: Tue 23 Jun 2015

Transforming economies through productive development policies: lecture by ILO Assistant Director General: Dr José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs

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Sierra Leone Police delegation visit University of Bradford

Sierra Leone Police delegation visit University of Bradford

Published: Mon 8 Jun 2015

A Sierra Leone Police delegation (SILEA) visited the Faculty of Social Sciences last week to explore the feasibility of capacity building support for the new Sierra Leone International Law Enforcement Academy (SILEA). SILEA is a donor-funded project supported by the Government of Sierra Leone. SILEA is developed as the first regional international law enforcement academy in West Africa.

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Centre for International Development ranked as one of the top in the world

Published: Wed 29 Apr 2015

The Centre for International Development has again been ranked as one of the top in the World according to the latest QS World University Rankings. The annual QS World University Rankings by Subject is a comprehensive guide to a range of popular subject areas. The rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 36 individual subjects.

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Ethiopia's Education Minister visits Faculty of Social and International Studies

Ethiopia's Education Minister visits Faculty of Social and International Studies

Published: Mon 26 Jan 2015

Shiferaw Shigutie Wolassa, Minister of Education for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia visited the University on January 22. The Minister and his delegation met with Robert Parkin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer), Professor Donna Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Social and International Studies and Professor David Francis, Head of Peace Studies.

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New Development Working Paper Series Launched

Published: Thu 19 Mar 2015

International Development is launching a new Development Working Paper Series for academics, which will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and debate across disciplines

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Outstanding Research in the Faculty of Social and International Studies

Outstanding Research in the Faculty of Social and International Studies

Published: Tue 23 Dec 2014

The Faculty of Social and International Studies is celebrating its outstanding research, which places Politics and International Studies in 7th position out of 56 institutions nationwide for impact, and Social Work and Social Policy in the top ten out of the 61 institutions nationwide for research outputs; with 73% of its work being graded as either word leading or internationally excellent.

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Friend or Foe and football - remembering the 1914 Christmas truce

Friend or Foe and football - remembering the 1914 Christmas truce

Published: Tue 9 Dec 2014

The University of Bradford is making its own unique contribution to a national project to mark one of the most iconic episodes of the First World War, the Christmas truce of 1914.

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University of Bradford marks the centenary of World War One with the city's first Peace Pole

University of Bradford marks the centenary of World War One with the city's first Peace Pole

Published: Wed 19 Nov 2014

Last Saturday the University of Bradford unveiled Bradford's first Peace Pole.* The eight-foot pole is inscribed with the words "May Peace Prevail on Earth" in eight different languages (English, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Chinese, and Swahili) and in braille. These languages were chosen in part as they represent the major protagonists in the two World Wars. The others were chosen to represent the department's international reach and remit.

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Assessing China's Aid in Africa - Evidence given to the Africa All-Party Parliamentary Group

Assessing China's Aid in Africa - Evidence given to the Africa All-Party Parliamentary Group

Published: Mon 10 Nov 2014

China's aid programme in Africa raises many issues but there has been little serious analysis of its extent and implications. Dr P B Anand, Head of the Bradford Centre for International Development, gave evidence on this key issue to the APPG earlier this year and work based on this has now been published.

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Senior diplomat visits Bradford's pioneering new MSc programme delivered in Tajikistan

Senior diplomat visits Bradford's pioneering new MSc programme delivered in Tajikistan

Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

From the Essays of Francis Bacon we are familiar with a famous aphorism "if the hill will not come to Mohammad then Mohammad will go to the hill". As it happens, when Mohammad Ali and 23 other staff members of Aga Khan Foundation in Afghanistan and Tajikistan wanted to do a Masters programme but could not leave the important work they are doing here to come to Bradford, the University of Bradford programme comes to the region.

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Report shines spotlight on incapacitating chemical agent weapons

Report shines spotlight on incapacitating chemical agent weapons

Published: Mon 27 Oct 2014

The Universities of Bradford and Bath have produced a joint report highlighting how contemporary chemical and life science research may potentially be applied to the study or creation of incapacitating chemical agent weapons.

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America and Islamic State: mission creeping?

America and Islamic State: mission creeping?

Published: Thu 21 Aug 2014

The United States is increasing support of its Iraqi and Kurdish allies and escalating attacks on its jihadist enemies. Islamic State's long-term plan, though, remains on track.

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House of Commons Report on UK Arms Exports Responds to Evidence Submitted by Professor Neil Cooper from Peace Studies

House of Commons Report on UK Arms Exports Responds to Evidence Submitted by Professor Neil Cooper from Peace Studies

Published: Thu 24 Jul 2014

The latest report of the UK House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls has responded to evidence submitted by Professor Neil Cooper from Peace Studies and Dr Gerald Walther (Manchester University) on the decline in the number of inspection visits undertaken by HMRC to companies holding open defence export licences.

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BCID student spotlight - Yvonne Koomson

BCID student spotlight - Yvonne Koomson

Published: Fri 18 Jul 2014

One of our master student sharing her views

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Professor Jenny Pearce gives keynote address in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Professor Jenny Pearce gives keynote address in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Published: Fri 18 Jul 2014

Professor Jenny Pearce gave a keynote address in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on 9 June at a Public Event organised by Oxfam Honduras, to mark the end of a pilot phase of applying participatory methodologies in contexts of chronic violence and insecurity. These methodologies were initially developed by Professor Pearce in collaboration with Alexandra Abello (Bradford Phd Candidate), and known as 'Security from Below'. The event was attended by community researchers and residents from some of Tegucigalpa's most troubled neighbourhoods, as well as by public officials, police, city politicians and congressmen, human rights activists, international organisations and the media. The community researchers themselves presented the findings from their research.

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University Lecturer awarded three-year Tanzania research grant

University Lecturer awarded three-year Tanzania research grant

Published: Fri 18 Jul 2014

Dr Anna Mdee of Bradford Centre for International Development (BCID), in collaboration with Mzumbe University in Tanzania, has been awarded a 3-year DFID-ESRC grant of £306,000 for research on working with civil society partners to improve the performance and accountability of local government in Tanzania.

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Spotlight on MSc student Decoda Martin

Published: Wed 18 Jun 2014

A Commonwealth Scholar from Jamaica, Decoda Martin, speaks about her study impressions.

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BCID Student Spotlight: Md. Tajul Islam

BCID Student Spotlight: Md. Tajul Islam

Published: Thu 12 Jun 2014

One of our Bangladeshi students shares his experience.

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Peace Studies FC Win Tolstoy Cup

Peace Studies FC Win Tolstoy Cup

Published: Wed 14 May 2014

A fiercely contested Tolstoy Cup saw Peace Studies host their rivals War Studies (from King's College London) at Horsfall Stadium. The large home crowd watched a spirited first half, as both teams threw everything at each other.

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University of Bradford Alumni: Dhaka, Bangladesh

University of Bradford Alumni: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Published: Fri 25 Apr 2014

Dr John Lawler (Bradford Centre for International Development) and Dr Hamish Main (University of Bradford, International Regional Manager) attended a meeting of Bradford Alumni in Bangladesh, held in February at the Cadet College Club, Gulshan, Dhaka. The meeting was coordinated by Mr Atique Rabbani (the University's Agent in Bangladesh and a Bradford Alumnus) who also attended (and sang!).

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Symposium on Philanthropy and Social Justice

Symposium on Philanthropy and Social Justice

Published: Tue 15 Apr 2014

A symposium on new philanthropy and social justice - was convened by Dr. Behrooz Morvaridi, senior lecture at BCID - took place in 2013 at the University of Bradford. The event featured high profile national and international scholars addressing the complex issue of new philanthropy from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and operational contexts. The cutting-edge debates from this symposium is collated in an edited book, to be published by Policy Press¿ in 2014.

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Peace studies academic's book "best non-fiction book in 21 years"

Peace studies academic's book "best non-fiction book in 21 years"

Published: Mon 14 Apr 2014

Peace Studies Professor Paul Rogers' book 'Losing Control' has been listed by the Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) as the best non-fiction book published in the past 21 years.

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Peace Jam 2014

Peace Jam 2014

Published: Tue 1 Apr 2014

As part of its 40th Anniversary conference, the Department of Peace Studies is hosting a special, parallel Peacejam Youth Event, with Nobel Peace Laureate Dr Shirin Ebadi, on Saturday 3 May. She was Iran's first ever judge, but lost her post after the 1979 Revolution. She now lives in exile in the UK, due to her defence of women's rights in Iran and criticism of the regime's record on human rights and democracy.

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Independence Day greetings for Bangladesh students

Published: 26 Mar 2014

Bradford Centre for International Development wishes its Bangladesh students a Happy Independence Day

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Technology for International Development

Published: Mon 24 Mar 2014

'Big data-what is it?' by Professor Daniel Neagu, School of Engineering and Informatics and 'From being a student to actually managing a project- some reflections' by Imran Hafeez

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Secret CIA testimony identifies real Lockerbie mastermind

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014

University of Bradford Lecturer in Peace Studies, Davina Miller, interviewed on Channel 4 News just before Christmas 2013 about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.

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'PUTIN - Up Close and Personal: Reminiscences of a Bradford Professor at Valdai'

Published: Wed 19 Mar 2014

On Wednesday, 5 March 2014, Professor John Russell gave a seminar on: 'PUTIN - Up Close and Personal: Reminiscences of a Bradford Professor at Valdai'

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Peace Studies 2013/14 Annual Report Launched

Peace Studies 2013/14 Annual Report Launched

Published: Wed 5 Mar 2014

The University of Bradford's Peace Studies Division has launched a special edition of its latest Annual Report, which focuses on the theme: "Peace Studies 40th Anniversary: Past, Present and Future"

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Peace studies provision features in World's elite institutions

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014

The University of Bradford has been featured in the world's top 200 institutions in for its politics provision, part of the peace studies division at the University of Bradford.

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A Gold Medal for Peace? Principle 4 and the XXII Winter Olympics, Sochi Russia

A Gold Medal for Peace? Principle 4 and the XXII Winter Olympics, Sochi Russia

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014

The XXII Winter Olympics are now underway in Sochi, Russia. The games started on 7th February surrounded by controversy over a set of issues ranging from concerns about the safety and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people following anti LGBT legislation passed in Russia in June 2013, to threats from jihadi groups linked to the insurgency in the north Caucasus.

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Peace Studies 40 Football Team raise funds for Bradford children's charity

Published: Mon 17 Feb 2014

University of Bradford Peace Studies 40 football team took part in the One in a Million 2014 charity five a side football competition, battling tournament winners Borg Warner and Candelisa People to place runner up.

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News from our alumna Christine Mutisya

News from our alumna Christine Mutisya

Published: Mon 10 Feb 2014

We are delighted to hear from our alumna Christine Mutisya, who graduated in 2012 with an MSc Development and Project Planning.

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Professor Neil Cooper interviewed on Radio 4's Today Programme

Published: Fri 10 Jan 2014

On the 2nd January 2014, Professor Neil Cooper from the University of Bradford's Peace Studies Division, was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, as part of a feature on the UK's arms export policy.

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Graduate Profile - Sam Butterworth

Graduate Profile - Sam Butterworth

Published: Thu 9 Jan 2014

Before studying an MA in International Politics and Security Studies at the University of Bradford, Sam completed his undergraduate degree in Peace Studies, also at the University. Sam is currently working as a Sabbatical Officer for the Students' Union.

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Master Student Spotlight

Master Student Spotlight

Published: Sun 1 Dec 2013

Prior to this year's graduation ceremony our graduate Marijke Synhaeve (MA in International Development Management) looks back

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Peace Studies International Conference (May 2014)

Published: Mon 25 Nov 2013

International Conference to be held as part of the 40th Anniversary Celebrations of the Division of Peace Studies, University of Bradford

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Applications welcomed for UK-Brazil Security Sector and Penal Reform workshop March 2014

Published: Thu 14 Nov 2013

Dr Fiona Macaulay has been awarded funding under the Researcher Links scheme funded by the British Council and São Paulo State Research Council to hold a two-day workshop on 'Comparative Approaches to Security Sector Reform, with a special focus on the Penal System' in São Paulo on 13-14 March 2014.

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Peace Studies Book Launch in Colombia

Peace Studies Book Launch in Colombia

Published: Thu 3 Oct 2013

Paso a Paso (Peace, Piece by Piece)

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Peacekeeping and Rapid Reaction Workshop summary

Published: Wed 2 Oct 2013

The Division of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford hosted a workshop on 8th July 2013 supported by Global Action to Prevent War and Armed Conflict (GAPW), and the World Federalist Movement Canada, titled "Peacekeeping and Rapid Reaction: Towards the establishment of cosmopolitan capacities for rapid deployment."

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Grant Awarded to Dr Fiona Macaulay

Published: Wed 2 Oct 2013

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James O'Connell 1925-2013

Published: Fri 20 Sep 2013

James O'Connell, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, who has died at the age of 87 after a short illness.

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Saeed Rid, PhD student (Peace Studies) - in the news

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2013

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Master Student Spotlight

Master Student Spotlight

Published: Mon 29 Jul 2013

Our MA student profile: Chilungu Mwiinde, 2012 - 2013, MSc Development and Project Planning

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Alumni News

Alumni News

Published: Mon 29 Jul 2013

From an alumnus: Mamadou Diarra, MSc National Development and Project Planning (1990-1991)

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Master Student Spotlight

Master Student Spotlight

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2013

Our MA-student profile: Mohamed Alomran, 2012-2013, MSc Project Planning and Management

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Research Student Spotlight

Research Student Spotlight

Published: Mon 15 Jul 2013

Our PhD Student Profile: Sumaila I. Asuru

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Master Student Spotlight

Master Student Spotlight

Published: Mon 1 Jul 2013

Our MA student profile: Sara La Malfa, 2012 - 2013, MSc Project Planing and Management

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Research Student Spotlight

Research Student Spotlight

Published: Mon 1 Jul 2013

Our PhD Student Profile: Eko Priyo Purnomo

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Why BCID in Bradford?

Published: Fri 21 Jun 2013

By choosing the Bradford Centre for International Development you will be choosing the only centre in Yorkshire specialising in International Development that has been at the forefront of knowledge transfer in this field from 1969.

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Postgraduate Research Degrees

Published: Fri 21 Jun 2013

PhD can be a life changing experience ¿ it can make you a different person ¿ hopefully more analytical, confident and secure in knowledge and able to think through complex problems. Ten of our staff members who have a PhD believe in the value of a PhD and are here to facilitate you. Our unique strength is that apart from academic recognition, many amongst our staff members also have had considerable experience of practice and policy making and delivery in the field.

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19th Bradford Development Lecture - Dr Stefan Dercon

19th Bradford Development Lecture - Dr Stefan Dercon

Published: Thu Feb 7 2013

Chief Economist of DFID on African growth

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Professor Mike Pugh - UN briefing, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Published: Mon 20 May 2013

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Professor Jenny Pearce - Welsh Peace Academy

Published: Wed 1 May 2013

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Professor Jenny Pearce - Colombian Peace Process

Published: Wed 1 May 2013

Professor Jenny Pearce has given three presentations on the Colombian Peace Process between January and April 2013.

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Professor Mike Pugh: The Netherlands Advisory Council on International Affairs

Published: Wed 1 May 2013

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Professor Mike Pugh - public debate in Nijmegan

Published: Wed 1 May 2013

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The death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez

Published: Mon 18 Mar 2013

Following the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez March 5th, Dr Julia Buxton provided comments to a range of media including BBC Breakfast News, BBC World News, BBC World Service, Sky News, Radio Five Live, Russia Today, Radio France National and Radio Austria.

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ESRC Funding Success - Professor Jenny Pearce and the International Centre for Participation Studies/Programme for a Peaceful City team

Published: Tue 12 Feb 2013

Professor Jenny Pearce and the team at the International Centre for Participation Studies/ Programme for a Peaceful City (Graeme Chesters, Ute Kelly and Lisa Cumming) have won a one year ESRC Knowledge Exchange award with part funding from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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Congratulations to Dr Akhtar

Published: Wed 28 Nov 2012

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Distinguished Guest Lecture Dr Fennell

Published: Thu 29 Nov 2012

Distinguished guest speaker - Dr S Fennell, Cambridge University - Topic: On her book 'Rules, rubrics and riches'

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Julia Buxton on the BBC World Service

Published: Tue 8 Jan 2013

Julia Buxton was a guest on a half hour Newshour special on the BBC World Service on Saturday 5th January discussing the political situation in light of President Chavez's serious illness.

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British Council funded INSPIRE project between Peace Studies and Fatima Jinnah Women University in Rawalpindi

Published: Tue 11 Dec 2012

PhD candidates Gwyneth Sutherlin, Susan Flamig and Roberta Hollanda accompanied Dr Julia Buxton and SSIS Strategic Services Head Amanda Gilbert to Pakistan in December for the closing events of the three year British Council funded INSPIRE project between Peace Studies and Fatima Jinnah Women University in Rawalpindi.

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Professor Jenny Pearce was the Key Note speaker at the University of Utrecht's Centre of Conflict Studies Conference in October 2012 on 'The Politics of Portrayal'

Published: Thu 18 Oct 2012

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Professor Pearce presented a seminar to the Cambridge Centre for Latin American Studies

Published: Fri 2 Nov 2012

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Professor Jenny Pearce was invited to Mexico City by CIDE

Published: Fri 19 Nov 2012

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Visit and talk by Oliver Heald, MP, Solicitor General

Visit and talk by Oliver Heald, MP, Solicitor General

Published: Thu 01 Nov 2012

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Julia Buxton participated in a discussion on ABC radio on Hugo Chavez and the upcoming elections in Venezuela.

Published: Wed 28 Nov 2012

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Julia Deakin's second full length poetry collection is published this month by Graft Poetry.

Published: Wed 10 Oct 2012

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Professor Pearce presentation on the prospects of the Colombian Peace Process to the FCO Roundtable

Published: Fri 26 Nov

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Professor Jenny Pearce spoke to women activitists in Huehuetenango

Published: Mon 15 Nov 2012

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Dr David Lewis and ESRC - funded project: 'Rising Powers and Conflict Management in Central Asia'

Published: Thu 1 Nov 2012

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