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CALL FOR PAPERS: British Institute in Eastern Africa and Uganda Elections Research Network Workshop on Uganda’s 2021 elections Thursday 29 July 2021

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) and Uganda Elections Research Network (UERN) are organizing a workshop on Thursday 29 July 2021 to discuss cutting edge research on Uganda’s 2021 presidential, parliamentary and local government elections. We welcome papers on a wide range of topics around the elections. This includes, but is not limited to: … Continued

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Building peace in the South Caucasus through mutual respect for cultural heritage

Building peace in the South Caucasus through mutual respect for cultural heritage Bastien Varoutsikos, Harvard University Recent months have seen increasing deadly skirmishes between military forces along the Nagorno-Karabakh/Azerbaijan border in the South Caucasus. These tensions are rooted in the region’s 20-year-old armed conflict involving the states of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, which has resulted … Continued

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The peace dividend of educating women in the Middle East

The peace dividend of educating women in the Middle East Izzeldin Abuelaish, University of Toronto Lasting peace in the Middle East depends on empowering young women through education. By oppressing our young people and women, we don’t have a new generation that is full of ideas and full of change. According to a recent report … Continued

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