Session 1 'Thinking About Peace and War'

Amitabh Mattoo

A research colloquium to mark the retirement of Professor Martin Ceadel, preeminent historian of the British peace movement and one of the world’s foremost experts on the politics of war prevention and its impact on international relations, and to celebrate his distinguished contribution as a teacher and scholar at the University of Oxford for over thirty five years.


Session 1: Thinking About Peace and War 

Chair: Dr Elizabeth Frazer, Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Associate Professor and Official Tutor in Politics, New College 

Professor Sir Adam Roberts, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford 

Professor Amitabh Mattoo, Professor of International Relations, University of Melbourne and Professor, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Discussant: Dr Jonathan Leader Maynard, Rank-Manning Junior Research Fellow in Social Sciences, New College, University of Oxford 


Session 2: British Foreign Policy in War and Peace 

Chair: Professor Gillian Peele, Associate Professor in Politics, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford 

Professor John Dunbabin, Emeritus Professor in International Relations, St. Edmund’s Hall, University of Oxford 

Professor Anne Deighton, Professor of European International Politics, Wolfson College, University of Oxford 

Discussant: George Giannakopoulos, PhD candidate in History, Queen Mary University of London 


Session 3: Pacifism, Peace Movements and War Prevention (15.45-17.15) 

Chair: Professor Jonathan Wright, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford 

Professor Holger Nehring, Chair in Contemporary European History, University of Stirling 

Dr Thomas Davies, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, City University London 

Discussant: Professor Cheyney Ryan, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict 


Session 4: Keynote Speech

Professor Martin Ceadel, Professor of Politics and Fellow of New College, University of Oxford