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CRS Conference in Queen's

The Conflict Research Society (CRS) Conference was to take place in September 2020 at Queen’s University Belfast in Riddell Hall. It was rescheduled to 2021.


*The conference has been rescheduled to 2021*

The conference will feature three keynote talks, including Richard English (Queen’s University Belfast) and the winner of the CRS book prize. Previous book prize winners have included Christine Cheng for Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia, and Kristin Bakke for Decentralization and Intrastate Struggles: Chechnya, Punjab, and Québec. For a full list of winners, see here. In the final keynote talk, Jo Berry and Patrick Magee will be sharing their story of meeting in 2000, 16 years after Patrick Magee planted a bomb in a Brighton hotel which killed Jo's father. To mark the 20-year anniversary working together building bridges towards peace and reconciliation, they will have a public conversation about the lessons learned, the challenges, and why they are still meeting.

We invite you now to submit panel and individual paper proposals that bridge theory, empirics, and practice in peace and conflict research. Deadline for submissions: 14 February 2020

For more details, see here