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Dr Cristina Stefan organises an international conference on campus on the Responsibility to Protect, Peace and Security

07 December 2017 | Rebecca Stephenson

Dr Cristina Stefan, Co-Director of the European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (ECR2P) and Lecturer in International Relations, has organised an international conference to be held in Parkinson Building on Tuesday 12 - Wednesday 13 December.

The two-day conference (entitled The Responsibility to Protect, Peace and Security) and affiliated women's network will bring together experts from academia, policy-making, civil society and diplomacy – all women – and provide a platform for each to discuss their research and work within Responsibility to Protect (R2P), Peace and Security agendas.

Topics will include:

  • The Global State of R2P, Peace and Security Research, from the Perspectives of Women Academics and Practitioners
  • Researching Women, Peace and Security
  • Assessing the Importance of an Atrocity Prevention Focus
  • Regional Contexts of Violence and Protection, including perspectives regarding Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America
  • Assessing Protection Responsibilities in the European context
  • International Law, Human Rights, and the United Nations
  • Insights on Bridging the Gaps: From Academics to Policy-Makers, from Research to Impact

Dr Cristina Stefan is a recipient of the British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award for 2017-2018, which is used to fund this work.

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