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COVID-19 and conflict: challenges and hopes for an alternative future in higher education in Syria

This blog was written by Basma Hajir, a PhD Candidate in Education for Peacebuilding at the University of Cambridge, and Hiba Salem, a Research Associate at the REAL Centre, the University of Cambridge. This blog is part of a series from the REAL Centre reflecting on the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on research […]

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Education Systems during and after Conflict: Lessons and Limitations from Northern Ireland

By Elizabeth Anderson Worden, American University and Una O’Connor Bones, Ulster University. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. It has been just over twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) ended the civil conflict in Northern Ireland, known as the Troubles, in 1998. […]

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When structural marginalisation meets armed conflict: Pygmies’ exclusion from education in the DR Congo

By Gauthier Marchais and Sweta Gupta from the Institute of Development Studies, and Cyril Brandt from the Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp. These issues were discussed during a session at the September 2019 UKFIET conference on inclusive education systems. Does it help to have a relative who is a public official, or a […]

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Youth in post-conflict areas: the role of international cooperation in education

This blog was written by Ana Carolina Rodrigues-Vasse. Ana works at the University of Groningen where she teaches, researches and contributes with external projects on international development, agriculture and popular education in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. For the 2019 UKFIET conference, 17 individuals, including Ana, were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate […]

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Launch of Education and Conflict Review: Theories and conceptual frameworks in education, conflict and peacebuilding

This blog was written by Dr Tejendra Pherali, Associate Professor in Education and International Development, UCL Institute of Education. The author is organizing a symposium at the 2019 UKFIET Conference to launch the special issue of Education and Conflict Review that focuses on theories and conceptual frameworks in education, conflict and peacebuilding. The number of […]

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