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JEFCAS Seminar Series

Please find the 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 & 2021-22 Seminar Series and other past events in the events archive.

Special Events and Announcements

As part of the Peace Studies and International Development Jubilee Conference

Electoral Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, and India
Three invited panellists will discuss and compare episodes of electoral violence in three locations. 
  • Dr Manjari Katju on India
  • Samson Itodo on Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Ashref M. Maktouf on North Africa
Date/time: 9.30am on 7th June 2024
Location: online


JEFCAS in collaboration with The Centre for Children and Families Research, University of Bristol

The Role of Children and Young People in Mitigating Violence in sub–Saharan Africa: Towards a more Holistic View of Young People in Conflict

Panel Discussion with speakers:

  • Prof Stacey Hynd, Professor in History, Exeter University
  • Dr Kieran Mitton, Reader, King’s College London
  • Ruby Quantson-Davies, Senior Learning and Impact Advisor, Peace Direct

Discussant: Dr Akin Iwilade, University of Edinburgh

Chairs: Dr David Harris, University of Bradford & Dr Afua Twum-Danso, University of Bristol 

Date/time: 18th October 2023, 16:00-18:00

Location: online, recording available here: Video - Role of Children and Young People in Mitigating Violence in sub–Saharan Africa


Seminar Series 2023-24

Semester 2

Discussion of his new book, Rage and Carnage in the Name of God: Religious Violence in Nigeria (Duke University Press) 

With author, Prof Abiodun Alao, King's College London

Discussant: Dr Sudhir Selveraj, University of Bradford

Date/time: 10th April 2024, 16.00-18.00

Location: Room Pemberton P2.11, University of Bradford

Semester 1

Crisis in Morocco and Libya

A panel discussion to investigate the geographic and governmental factors behind the devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Morocco and flooding in Libya
Dr. Khalid Emshadi, President of the Council on US-Barqah Relations
     Central governments and complete negligence are what kill people in Cyrenaica!
Noufal Abboud, Executive Director of The Nordic Centre for Conflict Transformation, Sweden
     Shifting Tides: Earthquake Resilience in Morocco and the Nexus of National and International Humanitarian Aid
Discussant: Dr Becky Alexis-Martin, University of Bradford
Chair: Dr Serag El-Hegazi, University of Bradford

Date/time: Wednesday 1st November 2023, 16:00-18:00

Location: Online