The Political Settlements Research Programme is delighted to announce that PSRP postdoctoral fellow Dr Kathryn Nash has recently successfully secured the Edinburgh Teaching Award.
In her new role, Dr Sanja Badanjak will focus on bringing together insights from political science, legal studies, and data science in order to better understand the processes though which political arrangements in fragile societies may achieve stability and constancy.
Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Edinburgh have launched the first public, open access database which explores amnesties that were granted during ongoing conflicts, or as part of peace negotiations, or in post-conflict periods.
PSRP recently joined the Edinburgh University Women in STEM Society to discuss how PeaceTech tools support those brokering peace, and the challenges and opportunities the Covid-19 pandemic presents.
A new guide examines how civil society and activists can ensure that the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda is included in UN Security Council resolutions.
Social Change Initiative has produced a package of material drawn from the November 2019 conference which aims to respond to the crisis in the media and its impact on deeply divided societies, while also featuring media experts discussing how best to chart a way forward.
The Covid-19 pandemic has not paused conflict around the world – despite calls for a global ceasefire, researchers have found. But there are positive movements that could be built on, backed by a new UN Security Council Resolution. The data comes from a new digital tracking tool jointly developed by the Political Settlements Research Programme at the University of Edinburgh.
The new PeaceFem mobile app on women and peacemaking has been featured on That’s TV Scotland.
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