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Call for Papers: Shaping Peace – Local Infrastructures and State Formation

Call for papers for our Third Annual Conference of the International Association for Peace and Conflict Studies and the ECPR Standing Group on Critical Peace and Conflict Studies (11-12 September 2014) at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), University of Manchester What shapes peace? We are familiar with the top-down interventions organised around military, […]

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2013 Conference Keynotes

Recordings of the two keynote lecture delivered during the 2013 IAPCS Conference by Prof. David Chandler (Westminster – “Peacebuilding at the End of Power”) and Prof. Sharbanou Tadjbakhsh (Sciences Po – “The Power of Powerlessness”) can be found below:    

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2013 Conference Programme

The final version of our conference programme is now available. You can download a copy by clicking here. We would like to wish safe travels to those joining us. We look forward to seeing you in Manchester!

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Second Annual Conference of IAPCS and the ECPR standing group on Critical Peace & Conflict Studies at HCRI, University of Manchester

The Call for Papers for our Second Annual Conference of the IAPCS and the ECPR standing group on Critical Peace and Conflict Studies is now out. Its theme is on ‘Peace and Power’ and it will be held at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, on September 12 & 13, 2013. Proposals […]

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HCRI Public Lecture, 11 February 2013

On Monday, February 11, HCRI will host Prof. Carolyn Nordstrom for a public lecture on In/Tangible Boundaries: In &Out of Place. The lecture will be held from 5-7pm at Room LG12, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester. Prof. Nordstrom will also run a masterclass titled The idea of romanticizing vs. enabling the local in peacebuilding.

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