Category Archive: News

Journalism conference examines role of the media in divided societies

On November 8 and 9 2019, the Social Change Initiative in partnership with Conciliation Resources and the Political Settlements Research Programme hosted a conference on the role of the media in deeply divided societies.

PSRP welcomes first group of Student Fellows

On 1 November 2019, the Political Settlements Research Programme welcomed its first group of Student Fellows at Edinburgh Law School. 

PSRP research informs UN report on Women, Peace and Security

Research by the Political Settlements Research Programme has informed a new report from the UN Secretary General on Women, Peace and Security. 

International IDEA and PSRP host historic gathering of women constitution makers

On 24 and 25 October, the first women constitution makers dialogue brought together women from around the world to share their experiences of constitution-building in a range of countries and contexts.

PSRP and ASPR host Local Peace Processes Workshop at the British Academy

On 9 October 2019, the Political Settlements Research Programme and the Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution hosted a Joint Analysis Workshop on local peace processes at the British Academy in London.

الأمم المتحدة للمرأة – أضواء كاشفة باللغة العربية – قصة إخبارية

The Political Settlements Research Programme has launched a new PA-X Spotlight Gender Series of publications, which are now available in English and Arabic.

feminists@law journal examines gender, conflict, and inclusion in political settlements

A new article by Aisling Swaine of LSE and the PSRP completes the Gender Theme Special Issue of feminists@law, an open access journal of feminist legal scholarship.

Join PSRP for two Edinburgh events

Join the PSRP for two Edinburgh events this autumn. Learn more about our research into global peace processes, gender perspectives in peace agreements, and women’s meaningful inclusion in peace processes.

PSRP researchers present ceasefires work at Peace Research Institute Oslo

On 20 September 2019, Dr Sanja Badanjak and Ms Laura Wise presented at the conference ‘Talking while fighting? The causes and consequences of civil war ceasefires and security arrangements’, hosted by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and ETH Zurich.

New PA-X Spotlight Gender Series explores women’s meaningful inclusion in peace processes

The Political Settlements Research Programme’s new PA-X Spotlight Gender Series of publications explores the opportunities and challenges for supporting women’s meaningful inclusion in peace and transition processes.