New Actors and the Changing Field of Peacemaking and Peacebuilding

18 May 2024
09:00 UK time
Professor Roger Mac Ginty
Nasreen Elsaim
Sam Daws
St John's College, Accessible auditorium St John's College, St Giles OX1 3JP
OxPeace Events
Students £5, non-students £10, includes coffees & sandwich lunch. Cash on door preferred, or bank transfer details will be available.
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OxPeace Annual Day-Conference, exploring new issues and actors (including A!) in peacemaking and peacebuilding worldwide. Featuring Roger Mac Ginty, professor in Defence, Development and Diplomacy in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, who works on peace and conflict, particularly on the intersection between top-down and bottom-up approaches to peacemaking. He is interested in everyday peace and the different ways in which this might be captured. He co-directs the Everyday Peace Indicators project (with Pamina Firchow) and edits the Taylor and Francis journal Peacebuilding (with Oliver Richmond). He also edits the "Rethinking Political Violence" book series. Also featuring Nasreen Elsaim, young Sudanese activist and expert in energy and climate policy, recently chair of UN Secretary-General Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change, Oxford's Sam Daws on AI in relation to peacemaking and peacebuilding; and a range of further speakers, and time for interaction and discussion. Undergraduates, Postgrads, academic staff, practitioners, policy makers and all are welcome.