IPRA 2016

 

INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (IPRA)

2016 IPRA CONFERENCE

 


High Profile International Speakers and Keynote speakers include:  

 

  1. Professor Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy  and International Affairs, Yale University, USA. Keynote speaker - see Profile 

  2. Professor Sirkku K. Hellsten, Philosophy Unit, Dept of Political Science and Public Administration , University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Plenary Speakersee Profile  

  3. Dr Jake Lynch. Assistant Professor and Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, Australia Plenary Speaker see Profile    

  4. Professor David J. Francis is the Head of Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, UK   - see Profile  

  5. Professor Katsuya Kodama, Vice Rector, Tsu University, Japan Plenary Speaker - see Profile   

  6. Professor Ursula Oswald Spring, University of Mexico, Mexico - see Profile  

  7. Dr Abu Bakarr Bah, Associate Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University, USA  -  see Profile

  8. Oliver Richmond, Research Professor, Peace & Conflict Studies, Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, UK -  see Profile

  9. Prof. dr. M.E. (Mirjam) de Bruijn, Institute of History of Africa, University of Leiden, Netherland Plenary Speaker: -  see Profile

  10. Dr. Margee Ensign,  President of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) - see Profile  

  11. Prof. Fei Jiang, Director, Centre For Global Media & Communication Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Sec-General of Communication Association of China. - See Profile

  12. Prof. Daya Kishan Thussu, Professor of International Communication & Co-Director of India Media Research Centre, University of Westminster, London, UK See Profile

  13. Dr Wendy Lambourne, Deputy Director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, Australia. See Profile

  14. Dr Ahmed Adamu, Chairman of the Commonwealth Youth Council, Nigeria. - See Profile

  15. Professor Andrew Collins, Director, Disaster and Development Network, Northumbria University, UK - See Profile

  16. Professor Paul Richards, University College London, UK - See Profile

  17. Dr Cyril Obi, Programme Director, Social Science Research Council and Head of the African Peacebuilding Network, New York, US. - See Profile

  18. Professor Stuart Allan, Head of School of Media and Journalism, University of Cardiff, Wales, UK. - See Profile

  19. Haja Dr.  Hawa Zainab Bangura, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Violence Against Women.

  20. His Excellency Omrie Golley, Sierra Leone Ambassador, Republic of South Korea, Seoul. 

  21. Dr. Jacob Udo-Udo: Associate Dean and Chair of Communications & Multimedia Design, American University of Nigeria - See Profile

  22. Prof. Vidya Jain, Professor of Political Science, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan (India) - See Profile

  23. Dr. Rashid, Vice President of the West African Research Association  US - See Profile

  24. Dr Huma Haider, Research Fellow at the Governance & Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, UK - See Profile

  25. Mr Yi Guan, CEO of  Shanxi Zhuoao Org, chairman of China Zhuoao Group & China Shandong Huidong Group, China - See Profile

  26. Dr Herbert Rosana, professor, Peace Studies Department of Bicol University, Legazpi City, Philippines. - See Profile

  27. Ernesto Verdeja: Associate Professor, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (USA). - See Profile

  28. Cris Toffolo, Ph.D: Professor & Chair at the Justice Studies Department, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. -  See Profile

 

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WORKING GROUPS

  1. Reflective Practitioner Working Group;
  2. Risk and Conflict Working Group
  3. Conflict-Sensitive Journalism Working Group;
  4. Peace Research and Peace Activism Working Group  

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IPRA 2016 CONFERENCE CO-ORDINATORS

  • Dr Ibrahim Seaga Shaw –  (Northumbria University, UK)
  • Dr Nesrin Kenar -- (Sakarya University, Turkey)

 

ASSISTANT CO-ORDINATORS (Local Organising Committee)

  • Mrs Bernadette Cole—Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone
  • Mrs Memunatu Pratt-- Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone
  • Mr Mohamed Lamranah  Shaw—Outreach Conference Assistant

 

Conference Administrative Assistants

  • Di Luo, Northumbria University, UK
  • Senthan Selvarajah, Northumbria University, UK
  • Brima Pateh Bah, University of Sierra Leone

 

IPRA 2016 CONFERENCE BROCHURE EDITORIAL COMMITTEE  

  • Ibrahim Seaga Shaw—Northumbria University, UK
  • Senthan Selvarajah—Northumbria University, UK

 

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