KCL Conflict, Security and Development Conference 2016
- Location: Great Hall
- King’s College London
- King’s Building
- Strand Campus
- London WC2R 2LS
Thursday 18th February, 2016: Opening Evening
18:00 – 18:30 Welcoming Remarks
18:30 – 19:00 Keynote Speaker – Marta Welander (Refugee Rights Data Project)
19:00 – 20:00 Welcome Reception – Wine and refreshments provided
Friday 19th February, 2016: Marginalised Communities Panels
9:00 – 10:30 Panel 1: Women: Victims or agents of conflict?
Guiding questions: How does the role of women change throughout conflict? Can recognizing diverse gender roles better inform Conflict Resolution?
10:30 – 11:00 Tea and Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Panel 2: Ethnic minorities, vulnerability, and conflict
Guiding questions: How have ethnic minorities been empowered or oppressed during conflict? Does ethnic vulnerability or insecurity always result in conflict?
Confirmed Speakers: Farah Mihlar (School of Oriental and African Studies), Dr Alexander Ramsbotham (Conciliation Resources), Maryyum Mehmood (King’s College London)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Panel 3: Marginalisation & radicalization of youth
Guiding questions: Do marginalised youths intensify armed conflict and terrorism? How can we prevent youth radicalization?
Confirmed Speakers: Shaun Danquah (London Metropolitan University), Abdul Rahman Al Ageli (Libyan Youth Forum), Dr. Erin Saltman (Institute for Strategic Dialogue)
15:30 – 17:00 Panel 4: Integrating Communities
Guiding questions: How can marginalised communities best be integrated into wider society? How should the needs of these communities be met?
17:00 – 17:15 Short break
17:15 – 18:00 Closing remarks by Yasmine Ahmed (Rights Watch UK)