Identity and memory play key overlapping roles in both war and peacebuilding. Indeed, the construction of collective identities can make a difference between choosing war or choosing more peaceful paths to dispute resolution. Identity is also deeply entwined in the ways we choose to remember past wars, through commemorations and memorials.
In this conference, we are seeking contributions from scholars who are interested in questions related to identity, broadly conceived, (including nationality, ethnicity, gender, profession, etc.) and memory inwar and peacebuilding, such as:
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Date: 23 January, 2018
Time: 1-2:30 pm (Lunch provided)
Venue: EDEN104, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Taggart Avenue, Liverpool L16 9JD
Come and hear about the origins and the current state of affairs in the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. The talk will consider geopolitical and identity-based explanations behind the conflict, the influence of such factors as power, ideas and circumstances as well as the role of religion and the state of human rights.
Dr Vsevolod Samokhvalov is Lecturer at the University of Liege and Free University of Brussels (Vesalius College). He worked as research fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies. Vsevolod has worked as policy analyst and journalist in the Black Sea region, Balkans, London and Brussels.
Dr Natalia Vibla is a Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Science, Liverpool Hope University.
Dr Taras Khomych is a Lecturer in Theology, Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University.