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Join us at the PSA Annual Conference 2021 in Belfast ‘Resilience. Expertise. Hope’

Queen's University Belfast and the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics will be hosting the PSA 2021 Conference on 29-31 March See‘resilience-expertise-hope’ for further details.

Jointly with the PSA Specialist Group "Ethnopolitics" the Centre host a Roundtable discussion "Resilience in Postconflict Contexts: Challenges of Powersharing Governance During the Pandemic", chaired by Timofey Agarin, Director, Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, Queen's University Belfast & Chair, PSA Specialist Group "Ethnopolitics" including the following participants:

Professor Caroline Hartzell, Gettysburg College, US

Dr Allison McCulloch, Brandon University, Canada

Dr Elisabeth King, New York University

Dr Tamirace Fakhoury, Lebanese American University

Dr Giuditta Fontana, University of Birmingham

The Centre is hosting the PSA Specialist Group "Ethnopolitics" and jointly with colleagues across the UK will explore the significance of resilience and expertise in adressing the issues of ethnic conflict, peace building and reconciliation while responding to fundamental disruption such as current Covid-19 pandemic.

The convening team is led by senior figures from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Professor Alister Miskimmon and Dr Stefan Andreasson. Stefan said: “We are looking forward to welcoming our colleagues and friends from throughout the academic community to join us at Queen’s University Belfast for what promises to be a stimulating opportunity to further research agendas that seek to address the most pressing global challenges of our times”.