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.


Lighting the way: solar lighting and refugee security in Rwanda

In this lunchtime webinar, Professor Heaven Crawley will introduce research from the EPSRC funded Humanitarian Engineering and Energy for Displacement (HEED) project.


Shrinking Civic Space: Resolution of Conflict in Anglophone Cameroon

In this roundtable discussion, the authors of “Shrinking Civic Space and the Role of Civil Society in Resolution of Conflict in Anglophone Cameroon” will discuss the project and report on the conflict in Anglophone Cameroon.


Political Violence and Oil in Africa: The case of Nigeria

Dr Zainab Mai Bornu will introduce her research into oil and political violence in African conflicts, including a synoptic overview of a number of resource-rich countries in Africa.


Virtual Workshop 1: ‘Existing Intellectual Paradigms of HE and social mobility of women and minorities’

AHRC GCRF Minorities on Indian Campuses Research Network Event


The Cracked Mirror: is the BBC’s mission to “reflect modern Britain” distorting news and undermining democracy?

As Charter renewal looms later in this decade, how concerned should we be about the BBC and its role as a civic tool in democracy?


What’s at stake in the Julian Assange case?

In this public lecture, Leverhulme Visiting Professor Jake Lynch explains what is at stake in the struggle to keep Assange from being extradited to the United States, where he faces a 175-year prison sentence for exposing the hidden side of Washington’s wars of political and economic dominance.