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About psforum

Student Led Forum at the University of Bradford to explore issues around the meaning and impact of Peace Studies as an academic discipline, on research and policy, local and international communities and activism.

Peace Studies Forum Friday October 1st

You are warmly invited to participate in ‘BEYOND THE IVORY TOWER: does Peace Studies make a difference?’ The first in a series of Student-Led Forums looking at Peace Studies in the Twenty-First Century which takes place on Friday October 1st 2010, at … Continue reading

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What does Peace Studies Mean to you?

We’ve begun several discussions and reflections “what Peace Studies is” for a change of pace Roberta stopped three peace studies PhD students at the University for their impromptu response to Peace Studies is…. Paul Rogers has also reflected on What … Continue reading

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Peace Studies is…?

by Roberta H. Maschietto As pointed out in previous posts, the substance of Peace Studies constitutes one of the challenges of its consolidation as a discipline. This challenge is related to both the meaning of “peace” as well as to … Continue reading

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Key Questions for Peace Studies

This is a space to post your questions about the meaning of PEACE STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY. These can be questions  that you would like guests or panel to think about on the day. Or questions that feed into … Continue reading

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Reflections on what Peace Studies is or might be

by Mel Rohse To start with, I just want to say that I don’t intend here to do a survey of what topics have been researched so far or may be researched under the name of Peace Studies. A good … Continue reading

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Activism vs. academia?

by Heather Blakey This question comes up a lot when we’re talking about the impact of academic work, so we thought it would be an interesting one to talk about here. There is a definite fear that activism means we … Continue reading

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Peace Studies in the 21st Century Part 3

by Professor Jenny Pearce J.v.pearce at bradford.ac.uk What Next? Peace Studies in the 21st Century Our challenge therefore is to refocus our energies and to open up to all who share a concern with the elusive ideal of a peaceful … Continue reading

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