Rethinking Liberal Peace through Southern Eyes Writing Workshop

The workshop(s) for this project will take place in Ethiopia, Iran, West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Project status
Ongoing
Departments
International

The recent debate on decolonisation of securitisation theories has demonstrated the need to write differently on peace and security. The aim of these workshops is to support the decolonisation of the field of liberal peace by encouraging southern early career researchers to challenge existing theories via an engagement with alternative perspectives. The workshops will achieve this by supporting a different approach to the academic writing process, looking at strategies to ‘decolonise writing’. The second part of the workshop will be dedicated to grant applications with a focus on methodology and ethics. The workshops will be focused on 3 research themes: governance, rule of law and human rights. The workshops will take place in English, Arabic and Persian to ensure a wide representation of scholars.

Workshop Team: Professor Anicee Van Engeland, Cranfield University; Professor Pouria Askary, Allameh Tabataba’i University; Dr Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy, Overseas Development Institute; Professor Yonas Adaye Adeto, Addis Ababa University; Professor Munzul Assal, University of Khartoum; Dr Tareq Ashour, Birzeit University

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