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Workshop: Human Rights, Women, Peace and Security

November 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm

As part of international lawyer and human rights advocate Madeleine Rees’ visit to Edinburgh, the University of Edinburgh and the School of Social and Political Science is hosting a workshop addressing the themes of ‘Human Rights, Women, Peace and Security’. Several members of the Political Settlement Research Programme will be presenting their research as part of the workshop, which is divided into the following sessions:

Session 1: Panel: Women, Peace & Security – Research Agendas | 2:00pm – 3.15pm

Toby Kelly (Anthropology)

Refusing to Fight: Legacies of British Conscientious Objectors in the Second World War

Gerhard Anders (International Development)
Victims and perpetrators: Addressing gender-based violence in Africa
Christine Bell (Law)
Peace Agreements: What is a gender perspective?
Zoe Marks (Centre for African Studies)
Women in armed conflict
Session 2: Roundtable: Women, Peace & Security – Contemporary Challenges | 3.30pm – 4.45pm
Including Madeleine Rees (WILPF), Megan Bastick (DCAF), Janet Fenton (WILPF Scotland), Claire Duncanson (UoE), Beti Scott (P&P and SJP) and Nina Murray (Scottish Refugee Council).

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School of Social and Political Sciences