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Pecha Kucha: 20 images. 20 seconds. 1 chance.

This blog has been published by Ben Pollock and Melissa Colak (current postgraduate students in International Disaster Management) who arranged the Pecha Kucha event last month,  in collaboration with colleagues in the HCRI faculty and office. A big thanks to Billy...

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WAST PEER Research Project Graduation

This blog has been published by Sarah Lagot, one of our postgraduate students. The blog discusses No Recourse! Project Launch and Graduation which took place earlier this month. On 5th December 2018, the inaugural cohort of 10 researchers from the WAST PEER Research...

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Child Soldiers of the 21st Century

This blog post was written by Amy Hook who is currently enrolled in our MA in Humanitarian and Conflict Response. The news that armed groups in South Sudan released more than 200 child soldiers in April was gratifying. Since violence arose between the government and...

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The Emotional Burden of Research

After a year and a half of preparing for my fieldwork in Malawi, which consisted of many late nights sat at my computer, reading, writing, re-writing, and drowning in ethics applications, I finally arrived in Lilongwe in April, and am now coming to the end of what has...

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Getting behind everyday indicators

This blog was written by Professor Roger Mac Ginty, Lecturer in Peace and Conflict studies at HCRI. The original blog can be found on his website.  I don’t think I have seen as many large construction cranes as I have seen towering above Manchester at the moment....

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