Lunchtime talk: How do you solve a problem like Korea?


Lord Alton

Lunchtime talk: How do you solve a problem like Korea? Beyond mutually assured destruction, what can the Cold War, and other seemingly intractable situations, teach us about bringing peaceful change to the Korean Peninsular?

Professor the Lord Alton of Liverpool, Independent Crossbench Member of the House of Lords.

David Alton (Lord Alton of Liverpool) is founder and co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea. He has visited the country four times; is author of “Building Bridges, Is There hope for North Korea?”; and  is a member of the international Sages Group. He is an alumnus and Visiting Professor of Liverpool Hope University.

All welcome! 

Date: October 20, 2017

Time: 1-2pm (lunch provided)

Place: LTC-A

 Poster How do you solve a problem like Korea?



Book Presentation: The Boundaries of the debate on Land Restitution in Colombia (2017)

The Boundaries of de debate on Land Restitution (2017)

Authors: Maryluz Vallejo Mejía and Catalina Montoya Londoño

Presentation of the book by Dr Catalina Montoya with talk by Nestor Osorio Londoño, Colombian Ambassador of Colombia to the United Kingdom, on the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia. Expert commentary by Stepen McLoughlin, Director of the MA in International Relations, Liverpool Hope University

Organised by the Colombian Embassy in the United Kingdom and the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies

Date: 7th November 2017

Time: 4-6pm. Reception included.

Venue: FML014 , Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Taggart Avenue, Liverpool, L16 9JD

All welcome!

Link to poster of book presentation 

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

Guest speakers:

Professor Yossi Mekelberg, International Relations and Social Sciences Programme Director at the Faculty of Humanities , Arts & Social Sciences at Regent's University London. See profile in this link

Dr. Sarah Eltantawi, Member of the Faculty in Comparative Religion and Islamic Studies (Asst. Prof), The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA USA. See profile in this link

Professor Roger Spooner OBE and Dr Monica Spooner, Trustees The Balfour Project UK 

Dr. Rev.Yazid Said, Lecturer in Islam, Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University (chair of the event). See profile in this link


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Date: 15th of November

Time: 5-7:30 pm

Place: Eden Lecture Theatre 130 

Poster: The Balfour Declaration (1917-2017) 


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

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

Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017

Author: Lynn Hilditch

ISBN-13:978-1-5275-0017-4,  ISBN-10:1-5275-0017-9

Talk by William Blazek, Associate Professor and Reader in English


December 5, 2017

Time: 1-2 pm (lunch offered on the venue)

Place: EDEN 014

All welcome! 


Vacation Visiting Research Fellowship awarded to William Blazek

William Blazek - 150

Dr William Blazek was awarded a Vacation Visiting Research Fellowship in 2017 from the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford for his work on a critical literary and cultural history of Anglo-American writers who served as ambulance drivers in the First World War.