IPRA 2016

INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (IPRA)

Accommodation: 2016 IPRA CONFERENCE

Accommodation Information will be provided for registered participants for the IPRA2016 Conference in Freetown.

 

Bintumani Hotel is one of Sierra Leone's established hotels and currently one of the biggest with 5 star deluxe rooms and suits with outstanding sea views, 3 conference halls and 2 Chinese and western style restaurants, business acuities and food services; 1 straw bar for hug parties and reception, plenty of facilities for leisure and business support. The hotel is situated 5 minutes from two sea transportation terminals, facilitating quick and easy access to the Freetown International Airport and only 5 minutes walk to Lumley Beach. Prices of rooms per night are: Single rooms - $160 / Double Rooms - $200 / Suites & Executive Rooms cost from $300 to $360 per night. For more info click here Bintumani Hotel

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Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel: A gorgeous hotel, welcomes guests to the warm sands and shimmering water of Lumley Beach, in Freetown. Its rooms and suites outfitted in a contemporary style, offers amenities like free high-speed wireless/Internet. On-site dining options include Grilled seafood and brunch buffets at the on-site restaurant, snacks and international favourites, while a beach bar offers a variety of cold cocktails and other refreshing beverages. It also offers stunning terraced pool, private beach, tennis courts and fitness centre and meeting rooms. For more info click here  Radisson Blu Hotel

 

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Hotel Mariam is a modern hotel and has been a downtown Freetown landmark overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Its rooms reflect the luxury of today, and features excellent restaurants a conference hall, 24 hours internet cafe, uninterrupted electricity, laundry services, free parking space and specialized on international dishes.

Hotel Mariam offers a wide range of suites and room types, as well as the amenities that make travel a breeze. Rooms per night cost: Single rooms - $107 / Double Rooms - $154 / Suites & Executive Rooms cost about $240 per night. For more info click here  Mariam Hotel

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Leone Lodge Freetown (previously Taia Resort) is an excellent venue for business and leisure travelers with fully air-conditioned rooms and a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. The Lodge provides a stylish ambience in the heart of greater Freetown, supporting institutional, corporate and business clients, with the service and professionalism that they expect from a 4-star Hotel (Sierra Leone rating). 

Rooms per night cost: Single rooms - $120 / Double Rooms - $150 / Suites & Executive Rooms cost about $250 per night. For more info click here  Leone Lodge

 

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Country Lodge Complex is a stylish hotel situated at the top of Hill Station in Freetown. Equipped with a well kitted gym, tennis court and the popular Eden Restaurant, evenings offer a fantastic view of the city. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi access, Satellite TV, air conditioning, private bathrooms/shower, and balcony with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. Other Hotel Services include: Free Airport pick up & drop-off, Money Exchange, Car Rental, private parking on site, Laundry Service, Hair Dresser…This hotel is located 20 minutes to the IPRA conference centre

Prices of rooms per night are: Single rooms - $175 / Double Rooms - $250 / Suites & Executive Rooms cost from $400 to $700 per night. For more info click here Country Lodge Complex

 

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Catco international hotel is a new ultra-modern hotel located in the commercial district of the west end of Freetown yet in quite zone. Catco international Hotel aims to provide the best hotel environment and comfort. We have over 110 first class rooms, with premium suites with first class features to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. This hotel is a about 15 minutes by taxi  to the conference venue and IPRA conference. shuttles will also be available.

Prices of rooms per night are: Double Rooms - $130 / Suites cost from $150 per night.  Special Discount for IPRA participants: Double room - $70 / Suits - $120. For more info click here  Catco International Hotel

 

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New Brookfield’s Hotel is set close to the centre of Freetown this newly rehabilitated and refurbished hotel offers spacious, contemporary deluxe guest rooms with wireless internet, air conditioned rooms and Satellite TV. It also provides spacious rooms and facilities for disabled guests. The hotel boasts of a tastefully furnished restaurant and bar also. This hotel is about 25 minutes by taxi   to the conference venue and IPRA conference.  Shuttles will also be available

Prices of rooms per night are:  Deluxe  Rooms - $160 /  (Double occupancy $190 extra )per night. For more info click here New Brookfields Hotel

 

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The Family Kingdom Resort is situated along Lumley Beach in Freetown and conveniently located next to the hovercraft landing base. It has a selection of Single and Double rooms as well as villas with wireless access. This hotel is a walking distance to the conference venue and IPRA conference shuttles will also be available.

Prices of rooms per night are: Single rooms - $125 / Double Rooms - $140 / Suites cost from $160 per night. For more info click here  Family Kingdom Resort

 
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The Roy Guest House is recommended for those who are looking at beach stay along the coast line of Freetown peninsula. All the rooms have Air condition, Satellite TV, Hot and cold shower and Most of the rooms have balcony with sea view. The Guest house offers free continental breakfast and free internet facility. This hotel is a walking distance to the conference venue and IPRA conference. Shuttles will also be available

Prices of rooms per night are: deluxe rooms - $140 per night. For more info click here  Roy Guest House

 
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Hill Valley Hotel. This hotel boasts a spectacular view, clean and efficient accommodations and is a leading host of small to medium meetings and conventions. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and furnished with some verandas. Also includes in-room DSTV, phones, fridge, hot & cold showers/baths. The restaurant serves European and local dishes. Adequate security is provided on premises. The hotel is a about 20 minutes by taxi from the conference venue and IPRA conference. 

Prices of rooms per night are: Single rooms - $95 / Double Rooms - $110 / Executive Room cost from $120 per night. For more info click here  Hill Valley Hotel

 

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Please visit: IPRA2016 Call for Papers

 

WORKING GROUPS

  1. Reflective Practitioner Working Group;
  2. Conflict-Sensitive Journalism Working Group;
  3. Risk and Conflict 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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