Ecocide: A 21st Century International Crime in the Making?

In this CTPSR Webinar, Dr Suwita Hani Randhawa, a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), will speak about the issue of whether ecocide will come to be recognised as an international crime.

Violent Extremism in West Africa Coastal States

In this CTPSR Webinar Dr Festus Kofi Aubyn will explore issues of violent extremism in “Understanding the Drivers and Dynamics of Violent Extremism in West Africa Coastal States”.

Freedom of Speech: Community of Inquiry

This event by CTPSR is a practical way of managing group discussion on complex or divisive issues.

Peacebuilding Legacy: Programming for Change and Young People’s Attitudes to Peace

Join us for a CTPSR Webinar on ‘Peacebuilding Legacy: Programming for Change and Young People’s Attitudes to Peace’.

Lyra: Film Screening

RISING has joined with Coventry Cathedral to organise showing of the 2022 film ‘Lyra’ about the life and tragic death of the Northern Ireland journalist, poet and rights campaigner Lyra Mckee.

Defeating The Dictators

To mark the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, RISING will be organising a webinar with Charles Dunst at which he’ll present his new book to be published in February entitled ‘Defeating The Dictators’.

What Are Starvation Crimes?

This CTPSR Webinar will feature a Keynote by Bridget Conley, Research Director of the World Peace Foundation, The Fletcher School. In this session she will discuss her research on starvation crimes.  

Extremist Islam: Recognition and Response in Southeast Asia

The book shines a light on specific beliefs, behaviours, and policies that impact these challenges, ultimately offering cutting-edge, effective tools for response.

Reflections on the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

In this webinar, Professor Jinghan Zeng will discuss the key themes arising from the Congress, and what it means for China’s place in the world.

Voices from Ground Zero Report Launch

This event will highlight the voices of those most-affected civilians, inclusive of internally displaced persons and those who remain in the conflict zones, known locally as ‘ground zero’.

Sowing Seeds for the Future

In this CTPSR Webinar, keynote Professor Andrew Rigby (Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies, Coventry University) and discussant Dr Marwan Darweish (Associate Professor, CTPSR, Coventry University) will discuss Prof. Rigby’s book Sowing Seeds for the Future: Exploring the Power of Constructive Nonviolent Action.

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations Webinar on Ukraine and Russia

In this webinar event, CTPSR’s Professor Matt Qvortrup and the director of the think tank, Centre of Political and Foreign Affairs, Kelly Alkhouli, will discuss the circumstances leading up to the Ukraine invasion.

Doing Development Research Differently during and beyond Covid-19

The global pandemic has created many challenges for researchers in the field of international development, not least the restrictions on travel and movement.  However, has Covid-19 actually triggered  welcome changes?

Everyday Peace Indicators and Participatory Research Methods

In this CTPSR Webinar, Dr. Pamina Firchow, Founding Executive Director, Everyday Peace Indicators and Associate Professor in the Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program within the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, will speak about Everyday Peace Indicators: Informing Peacebuilding through Everyday Lived Experiences.

World Peace (and how we can achieve it)

In this CTPSR Webinar, Professor Alex J. Bellamy, The University of Queensland, will speak about his recent book World Peace (and how we can achieve it).

Pandemic Geopolitics in the Anthropocene

The COVID-19 pandemic has simultaneously highlighted the extraordinary transformations of the contemporary earth system that are currently underway and the fragility of the political institutions in place.

The Frontlines of Peace

This CTPSR webinar is based on The Frontlines of Peace by Séverine Autesserre, award-winning researcher and peacebuilder, examines the well-intentioned but inherently flawed peace industry.

Breaking Peace: Brexit and Northern Ireland

Feargal Cochrane's urgent analysis argues that Brexit is breaking peace in Northern Ireland, making it the most significant event since Partition.

Energy For Development: unanswered questions on socio-technical design frameworks

The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations is hosting a webinar by Professor Elena Gaura and Dr Alison Halford on the use of socio-technical energy design frameworks in the HEED project.

The Practicalities of Decolonisation: Beyond Rhetoric

In this presentation, Professor Parvati Raghuram and Dr Melis Cin explore the challenges of decolonisation within education sectors in a variety of contexts.