Sramana Majumdar

"Violence, Identity and Self-determination: Narratives of conflict from the Kashmir Valley" 4:15 PM, Monday 18 Nov Room 239, BYC Bryn Mawr College

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies
The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies seeks to promote the study of conflict and conflict resolution, including in its remit the analysis of war, peace and the phases in between; and embracing the study of both international and civil conflict. It is located within the Department of Politics, History, Media and Communication at Liverpool Hope University

Bryn Mawr Peace and Conflict Studies
The program draws upon Bryn Mawr’s interest in war, conflict, peacemaking, and social justice, as well as questions associated with the fields of anthropology, economics, history, political science, social psychology and sociology. This program is used for the theorethical understanding of matters such as bargaining, internal causes of conflict, cooperative and competitive strategies of negotiation, intergroup relations and the role of institutions in conflict management.

Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies
CATS, at the Swedish National Defence College (SNDC), is focused on asymmetric threats in the Information Age.

Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence
United Kingdom. An independent academic research institute dedicated to the study of terrorism and related forms of political violence.

Centre for Conflict Resolution
University of Cape Town, South Africa. “The Centre for Conflict Resolution seeks to contribute towards a just peace in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict and the reduction of violence.”

Consortium for Language Policy and Planning
The CLPP is an unincorporated assembly of a number of research universities, advocacy bodies, and other scholars interested in issues of language policy and planning.

European Bureau for Lesser-Used Languages
EBLUL is a democratically governed Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) promoting languages and linguistic diversity. In today’s EU there are some 46 million speakers of European lesser-used, regional and minoritised languages. EBLUL, with a mandate from its democratically elected Member State Committees, represents the interests of these language communities at regional, state and European level.

Gaza Community Mental Health Programme
The GCMHP is a Palestinian non-governmental institution established in 1990 to serve the population of Gaza. It offers comprehensive community-based mental health services to all sectors of society with emphasis on victims of both domestic and political violence.

Haverford Peace Justice and Human Rights
The interdisciplinary concentration in Peace, Justice and Human Rights offers students the opportunity to study the history, philosophy and critiques of the rights tradition, examine themes of human rights and justice in their local and international contexts, and apply philosophical, social scientific and ethical reasoning to real-world problems.

Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies
We are a global transdisciplinary network and fellowship of concerned academics and practitioners. We wish to stimulate systemic change, globally and locally, to open space for dignity and mutual respect and esteem to take root and grow, thus ending humiliating practices and breaking cycles of humiliation throughout the world.

International Centre for Study of Radicalization and Political Violence
For more than six years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, no truly global centre had emerged to bring together knowledge and leadership with the aim of countering radicalisation and political violence.
The International Centre for the Study for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) was designed to close this gap.

International Center for the Study of Terrorism
ICST, at Penn State University, is dedicated to the scientific study of terrorism and political violence.

Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity (INCORE)
Derry, Northern Ireland. INCORE is “a global centre for the study and resolution of conflict.”

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
South Africa. The IJR studies the legacy of colonialism and apartheid, “promoting justice and reconciliation in the aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and into the new century.”

International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
The Centre was created “to advance the cause of national cohesion in Sri Lanka, to give greater salience to human rights, to help develop broad-based and sustainable development process, and to promote the cause of peace in the region and internationally.”

Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information
Founded in Jerusalem in 1989, the IPCRI is the only joint Palestinian-Israeli public policy think-tank in the world. It is devoted to developing practical solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre
Pursues multidisciplinary research on the causes and consequences of forced migration and disseminates research results to policy makers, practitioners, and the academic community.

Psychologists for Social Responsibility
PsySR is an international group of psychologists working together to use psychological knowledge to resolve conflicts.

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
SPSSI is an international group of over 3500 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues.

Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence-APA Division 48
The purpose of the division is to increase and apply psychological knowledge in the pursuit of peace, defined broadly as both the absence of war and the creation of positive social conditions which minimize destructive conflicts.

START – National Center of Excellence for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism.
Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, START is located at the University of Maryland (UMD), with UMD criminologist Gary LaFree as director of a consortium that includes UCLA, the University of Colorado, the Monterey Institute of International Studies, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Solomon Asch Center. The Asch Center joins other members of the UMD consortium in research on the origins and impacts of terrorism. Researchers typically do not work with classified information and most or all of the work they produce can be published in scholarly journals.

Swarthmore Peace and Conflict Studies Program
Drawing courses from a range of social science and humanities departments at Swarthmore and the other campuses of the Tri-College consortium, the program’s multidisciplinary curriculum examines the causes, practices, and consequences of violence as well as peaceful or nonviolent methods of conflict management, resolution, and transformation.

Terrorism Research Center
The Center “is an independent institute dedicated to the research of terrorism, information warfare, critical infrastructure protection and other issues of low-intensity political violence and gray-area phenomena.”

United States Institute of Peace
The mission of USIP is to strengthen the nation’s capabilities to promote the peaceful resolution of international conflicts. It is an independent, nonpartisan federal institution created and funded by the US Congress.

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