Call for papers on Women, Peace and Security

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin

Katharine Fortin is an Associate Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches IHL and IHRL. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked at the ICTY, ICC and Norton Rose Fulbright. She is the author of The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Lieber Prize. She has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog.

Women Peace and Security Conference 2013On behalf of the United States Naval War College, the Chair of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Conference Series is sponsoring a Call for Papers in preparation for the third annual conference to be held in Newport on April 16 – 17, 2015. The conference theme is “Constructive Pathways: Stimulating and Safeguarding Components of Women, Peace, and Security”.

Academics, researchers, military personnel, non-governmental organizations and individuals are invited to submit papers on the following broad themes:

  • Department of Defense Operational Aspects of Women, Peace, and Security
  • How Different Types of Conflict Impact Minority Populations
  • Modern Conflict Zones – Regional Viewpoints
  • Efforts in Soft and Hard Power
  • Media, Arts, Information and Communication Networks
  • Law, Politics and Governance
  • Quantative Studies

Proposals should be no more than 200 words and submitted before 1st November 2014. For detailed information on these themes and instructions on submission guidelines please see here.

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