Interfaith on Campus: What can universities do to build relations across faith and identity?

Join the Centre for Trust Peace and Social Relations' webinar focused on building relations across faith and identity at universities.

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.

Composing with Found Sound: Festival of Social Science

Composition with Found Sounds is a session in which participants will explore different sonic possibilities in the local environment and ways to be creative with sound, part of the Festival of Social Science.

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’.

The Future of Terrorism and Terrorism Research

The Society for Terrorism Research (STR) and CTPSR are delighted to announce that the 14th annual international STR conference will be held at Coventry University, 8–9 September 2022.

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?

CTPSR Postgraduate Taught Taster Event

The Postgraduate Teaching Taster Event offer prospective students a chance to experience a short sample lecture; meet with course directors; and ask questions about studying at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations.

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).

RISING Global Peace Forum 2021

The 2021 theme is Leadership for Peace, with a full line-up of speakers to be confirmed in the coming weeks. Speakers already confirmed include The Right Hon Kim Campbell, the first and only Prime Minister of Canada, and Archbishop Justin Welby.