Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching on the causes of conflict and the conditions that affect conflict resolution and peace. Research projects and other activities focus on the resolution of conflict with a view to attaining just societies.

The department aims to facilitate dialogue between individuals, groups or communities who are concerned with conditions of positive peace, whether in interpersonal relationships, community relations, within organisations and nations, or with reference to international relations.



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    International Women’s Day seeks to celebrate women’s achievements, as well as act as a catalyst for change when it comes to gender equality. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #PressforProgress. We caught up with five female researchers from the School of Social and Political Sciences to find out what ‘progress’ means to them in their respective fields.

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