Events Calendar 2017/2018: All Welcome!

 Date Event   Where/When
October 20, 2017

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! 

Link to Lord Alton's lecture (video) 

Link to power point presentation


Time: 1-2pm (lunch provided)

Place: LTC-A

November 7, 2017

Book Presentation: The Boundaries of de debate on Land Restitution (2017) by Dr Catalina Montoya Londoño, with Talk by the Colombian Ambassador of Colombia to the United Kingdom Nestor Osorio Londoño on the challenges of Peace implementation in Colombia and expert commentary by Stepen McLoughlin, Director of the MA in International Relations, LHU. 

All welcome! 

Time: 4-6 pm (reception included)

Place: FML014


November 15, 2017 

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

Yossi Mekelberg, International Relations and Social Sciences Programme Director at the Faculty of Humanities , Arts & Social Sciences at Regent's University London

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

Dr. Rev.Yazid Said, Lecturer in Islam, Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University

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

Register (free of charge) in


Time: 5-7:30 pm

Place: Eden Lecture Theatre 130 

December 5, 2017

Book Presentation: Lee Miller, Photography, Surrealism and the Second World War. From Vogue to Dachau by Lynn Hilditch, with talk by William Blazek, Associate Professor and Reader in English

All welcome! 

Time: 1-2 pm

Place: EDEN 014

January 23 2018

Russian-Ukrainian conflict: An ‘unexpected’ crisis

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.

All Welcome! 

Time: 1-2:30 pm (Lunch provided)

Place: EDEN104

March 8 2018

International Women's Day: The Mothers' Day Project

Sarah Black and Esther Wilson 

Time: TBC

Place: TBC

April 20, 2018
Centenaire pour la Paix

Université Catholique de Lille and Liverpool Hope University (Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies) 

Place: Catholic University of Lille

First week of May

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

Time: TBC

Place: TBC

May 8 2018

Student Conference

Time: TBC

Place: TBC

November 24, 2018

Peace and Reconciliation Weekend

Jointly Organised by Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies and the Liverpool-Cologne Link Group

Time: pm

Place: Hope Park Campus