Midlands African Studies Hub (MASH) Conference

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Wednesday 30 January 2019

09:00 AM - 05:15 PM


Alan Berry Building ABG20, Coventry University

Midlands African Studies Hub (MASH) Conference

Contesting Injustice: People's mobilisation from below

On behalf of the Midlands African Studies Hub (MASH), the Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations is hosting a one-day conference at Coventry University on the theme of ‘Contesting Injustice: People’s mobilisation from below’.

Time Agenda
8:45am Registrations opens
9:15am - 9:30am Welcome from Prof Gordon Crawford
9:30am - 11:00am Provoking and enabling political change
11:00am -11:15am Break
11:15am - 12:45pm Sustaining progress: How can we effectively build upon peace and people's mobilisation?
12:45pm - 13:30pm Lunch
13:30pm - 13:45pm Introducing MIASA: the Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa at the University of Ghana
13:45pm - 15:00pm Engaging citizens in peacebuilding and social movements
15:00pm - 15:15pm Break
15:15pm - 17:00pm Gender, Peace and Security: What are we doing right and what can we do better?
17:00pm - 17:15pm Closing remarks and future plans for MASH, Prof Nic Cheeseman

The conference is free and open to all, but you do need to register in advance. Please email events.CTPSR@coventry.ac.uk to book your place, including details of any particular dietary or accessibility requirements. Registration will close on 28th January.

For further information, including the full list of speakers, please contact Hannah Smith on smithh39@coventry.ac.uk