Call for Papers: Communication, Conflict and Peace, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, June 27, 2022, Online. Deadline: April 1, 2022.
Global transformations fostered by the decentralization of communications from mainstream media and governance institutions to a plural range of socioeconomic actors and stakeholders have shaken the foundations of social consensus, truth and objectivity in the construction of public spheres. Such transformation has posed unprecedented challenges to conflict management and peacebuilding, multiplying risks of instability and war, but also the spaces for the construction of collective meanings and the voices shaping them.
As the international community struggles to find consensus and challenges to peace and security risks multiply, the aim of this event is to explore the relationship between communication broadly conceived, and the challenges and possibilities for peace. Organizers will receive papers from scholars, practitioners and activists on all the dimensions of communication and conflict. Registration will be free of charge.