Peace Studies Book Launch in Colombia
Paso a Paso (Peace, Piece by Piece)
At the inauguration of the academic year at the University for Peace in Costa Rica this August, Adam Baird alumni (PhD 2011, Bradford Peace Studies Department) who is currently an Assistant Professor at the University presented the book Paz, Paso a Paso (Peace, Piece by Piece) to the Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla. Paz, Paso a Paso is an edited volume focusing on the Colombian conflict which brings together former and present Peace Studies Department students who have worked under the supervision of. The book, and an ever-growing body of students whose research focuses on Colombia at the Peace Studies Department, is a reflection of the hard work over a number of years of Professor Pearce.
This book was launched by several students and Professor Pearce in Medellin and Bogota in July. The book is dedicated to Libby Kerr, a PhD student in Peace Studies, who sadly passed away last year, and also author of a chapter in the book.