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WASPN Workshop 2018

The West Africa Peace and Security Network is pleased to announce the call for papers for its annual workshop to be held at University of Portsmouth between 17th-18th May 2018. The workshop will address the title ‘New Thinking on West African Security Challenges’. The full call document can be found here. Abstracts of 250 words should be sent to Ed Stoddard (ed.stoddard@port.ac.uk) by 1st March.

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WAPSN Symposium 2018

The WAPSN team is pleased to announce that its 2018 symposium will be held in the Malian capital Bamako on 4-5th May 2018. The provisional programme will be available shortly. The symposium will deal with four themes – 1) Conflict, Insecurity and Borders; 2) West African Polices, Borders and Space; 3) International Interventions Borders and Space; 4) The Construction of Regional Space and Security Practices. The full call for papers can be found by clicking here and the deadline is 8th January 2018. Please direct enquiries and abstracts to Dr Elisa Lopez (elisa.lopez.lucia@ulb.ac.be) or Dr Kalilou Sidibe (sidibekalilou@hotmail.com).  

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WAPSN Workshop 2017: Tackling Security Challenges in West Africa

WAPSN Workshop 2017: Tackling Security Challenges in West Africa

The West African Peace and Security Network is pleased to confirm the details of its 2017 workshop to be held at University of Portsmouth between the 29th and 30th June. On the 29th June three expert panels will discuss the topics of maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, donor responses to insecurity in West Africa and the rise of Boko Haram. The 30th June will involve a PhD workshop showcasing the latest research from postgraduate researchers working in the fields of maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and jihad in the West African setting. Both events will be held at the University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building (room 1.67). All […]

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