Public lecture

Pacifism and Nonviolence - Seminar 3 - Responding to Violence

  • 20 June 2022 - 20 June 2022
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Virtual IAS

As part of the IAS Spotlight Series - 'Pacifism and Nonviolence', This seminar will bring together a group of scholars to examine more closely a range of concrete examples of responses to violence, including in civilian protection initiatives, with military defectors, and in responses to ‘killer robots’ and to counterinsurgency.

Featuring the following talks:

  • Dr Molly Wallace, Portland University (USA) - From defectors, 'formers', and military dissenters to 'credible messengers': The role of lived experience in anti-violence/anti-war activism
  • Prof Rachel Julian, Leeds Beckett University (UK) - Community-led protection from violence in Mindanao: how civilians are using nonviolence to be more secure
  • Dr Naomi Head, University of Glasgow (UK) - Responding to counterinsurgency: Female Engagement and ‘Hearts and Minds’ in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Dr Jeremy Moses, University of Canterbury (New Zealand) - Reflections on Pacifism and Non-violence amidst the ‘Killer Robots’ debate
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Kieran Teasdale
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