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See below for past events that we have held.

2019

BOOK LAUNCH: THE FUTURE OF INTERFAITH DIALOGUE 

EDITED BY YAZID SAID AND LEJLA DEMIRI

Date: 30th of April 2019 
Time: 3:00- 5:00 pm
Venue: EDEN014, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, L16 9JD

Panel discussion: Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, Prof Dr. Lejla Demiri, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen Revd. Dr. Yazid Said, Liverpool Hope University

 

Seminar Series on Religion, Art and Conflict Programme 2019

1 March
Dr Merav Rosenfeld. Religion and Music in the Middle East: Jewish-Muslim Coexistence
Room: EDEN047, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm 

8 March
Dr Amir Dastmalchian. Music as a means of Dialogue with/by Muslims
Room: EDEN005, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm 

15 March
Dr Michael Miller. Black Jesus, Black Power: Visual and Musical aspects of the African American identification with Ancient Israelites
Room: AJB058 Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm

22 March
Dr Deborah Casewell. Truth, Beauty, and Death: Thomas Mann’s Challenge
Room: EDEN005, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm

27 March
Dr Dr Vid Simoniti. Deception in Alt-Right Visual Culture 
Room: AJB058, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 4.00 –5.30 pm

5 April
Dr Steven Shakespeare. Black Metal Music: Anti-Christian Inversions. 
Room EDEN114, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm


May 10
Professor Stephen Davismoon. God’s own caught in no Man’s Land
Room EDEN112, Liverpool Hope Park Campus, 12.00-1.30 pm

Professorial lecture 2019: The individual in International Law: 'Object' versus 'Subject'

Professor Solomon Salako 
Date: 1st of May 2019 
Time: 2.00-3.30 pm
Venue: EDEN014, Liverpool Hope Park Campus

Seminar series on Religion, Art and Conflict 2018/2019

  • Dr Tala Jarjour on Sense and Sadness (November 30, 2018)
  • Dr Merav Rosenfeld. Religion and Music in the Middle East: Jewish-Muslim Coexistence (March 1, 2019)
  • Dr Amir Dastmalchian. Music as a means of Dialogue with/by Muslims (March 8, 2019)
  • Dr Michael Miller. Black Jesus, Black Power: Visual and Musical aspects of the African American identification with Ancient Israelites (March 15, 2019)
  • Dr Deborah Casewell. Truth, Beauty, and Death: Thomas Mann’s Challenge (March 22, 2019)
  • Dr Vid Simoniti. Deception in Alt-Right Visual Culture (March 27, 2019)
  • Dr Steven Shakespeare. Black Metal Music: Anti-Christian Inversions (April 5, 2019)
  • Dr Simon Podmore. Night Visions: The Art of Struggling with God (May 3, 2019)
  • Professor Stephen Davismoon. God’s own caught in no Man’s Land (May 10, 2019)
 

Discussion with Erika Diettes, Exhibition “Shrouds” (Sudarios)

The artist talks about her work and exhibition in the Liverpool Cathedral as part of RISE Festival,in conversation with Dr Sarah Black. March 25, 2019.  
 

BESA. Muslims in Albania that helped Jews during the Shoa.

Organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, the Andrew Walls Centre for the Study of African and Asian Christianity, and ICEJ/Yad VaShem Holocaust Exhibitions. February 28-March 29, 2019.
 

A Long Jihad: My Quest for the Middle Way by Muhammad Abdul Bari

Discussion with the author on his recently published memoir. Speakers: Dr Salman Al-Azami and Muhammad Abdul Bari. February 12, 2019.
 

Welcoming refugees: Community challenges and perspectives

Speakers: Nadine Daniel (National Refugee Welcome Coordinator, Mission & Public Affairs Division, Archbishops Council), Sean Ryan (National Caritas Community sponsorship Coordinator), Members of the Bishop Eton Resettlement Group, Natalia Vibla and Zaki Nahaboo, (lecturers in the School of Social Science, Liverpool Hope University). February 6, 2019.

2018

Screening of Au Revoir La-haut ("See you up There) Albert Dupontel, 2017

And talk by Garrett Epp, Professor Emeritus in English And Film Studies from the University of Alberta (1988-2014) and currently affiliated to the Catholic University of Lille. Organised by Popular Culture Research Group, The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies and the European Institute.
 

Peace and Reconciliation Weekend

Jointly Organised by Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies and the Liverpool-Cologne Link Group. November 24, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

A silent tribute to the fallen. Remembering 21st Century Wars

An exhibition showcasing photos, poems and letters exploring the repatriation rituals of Wootton Bassett (2007-2011). Curator: Dr Aline Gaus, School of Social Sciences. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Representation and Commemoration: The Centenary of the End of WW1

Guy Cuthbertson, William Blazek, Terry Phillips, Peter McGrail. November 12. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Finding Peace in the Holy Land By Lauren Booth

Discussion with the author on her recently published memoir. October 29, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

“The fundamental cure for poverty is not money but knowledge”. Arthur Lewis and the Windrush Generation in Manchester

Guest speaker: Dr Barbara Ingham. 23 October, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Annual Conference Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre: Identity and Memory in War and Peacebuilding

July 2, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Panel on Peace and youth engagement (Big Hope 2)

Pat Gaffney, General Secretary of Pax Christi Liverpool, Steve Atherton, Justice and Peace Fieldworker Archdiocese of Liverpool, Nadine Daniel, National Refugee Welcome Coordinator, Mission & Public Affairs, Division | Archbishops Council | Church House, Ivana Gabalova, Anne Frank House in the Netherlands, Richard Outram, Secretary, The Oldham Pledge to Peace Forum c/o. June 19, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Lord Charles Guthrie on the morality of intervention

Talk with students. May 9, 2018, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Professor Solomon Salako Professorial Lecture Entitlement to Islands,Rocks and Low - Tide Elevations in the South China Sea: Geoeconomics versus Rule of Law.

May 2, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Ruben Zamora speaks about the Social Challenges of El Salvador Today

Organised with the Archbishop Romero Trust and the Justice and Peace Commission, March 19, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Symposium "Religion and Conflict between Egypt and Tanzania"

Guest Speakers: Dr Khaled Mohamed Azab & Dr. Sameh Fawzy, Senior Managers at the Alexandria Library. March 9, 2018. Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Sarah Black and Esther Wilson. A performative response to The Mother's Day Proclamation - Julia Ward Howe (1870)

March 8, 2018, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Public lecture: Change in the Arab World

Dr Mustafa el-Feki, Director of the Alexandria Library. March 5, 2018, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Panel on security and intelligence: the politics and the media

Prof. Richard Keeble (University of Lincoln) and Dr. Dimitrios Anagnostakis (Liverpool Hope University), 14 February, 2018, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

Russian-Ukrainian conflict: An ‘unexpected’ crisis

Dr Vsevolod Samokhvalov (University of Liege and Free University of Brussels, Vesalius College), Dr Natalia Vibla and Dr Taras Khomych (Liverpool Hope University). January 23, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University.
 

2017

Book Presentation: Lee Miller, Photography, Surrealism and the Second World War. From Vogue to Dachau

William Blazek
 

Symposium - The Balfour Declaration (1917-2017): Past, Present and Future

Professor Yosi Mekelberg, Dr Sarah Eltantawi, Professor Roger Spooner, and Dr Yazif Said
 

Book Presentation: The Boundaries of the debate on Land Restitution in Colombia 

Maryluz Vallejo Mejía and Catalina Montoya Londoño
 

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool
 

One-day Practitioners’ Conference on Media Discourse about British Muslims and its Implications

English Department and the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University
 

Annual Conference 2017: Restoring Peace

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre
 

Professorial lecture: Climate Change,Environmental Security and Global Justice

Prof Solomon Salako
 

Civic Lecture 2017: Challenges of building peace

Eamon Gilmore
 

Sacred Places: Performances, Politics and Ecologies – A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Drama, Dance and Performance Department, in partnership with the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) and the Working Group ‘Performance, Religion and Spirituality’; and the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies.
 

A tale of two cities? Social movement in the divided city of Mostar

Susan Forde
 

High Stakes: Women and peacebuilding in an illiberal world

Judith Large
 

Donald Trump, US Grand Strategy and Forthcoming Prospects for War and Peace

Dr Robert Busby
 

Seeking refuge: Multiple perspectives

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies
 

Are the media responsible while depicting religions?

Dr Salman Al-Azami