Monday, 4 November 2013

The Responsibility to Protect and the Crises

in Libya and Syria


December 5th, 2013


Funded by the ESRC and the BISA Working Group on Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect


Venue:             The Boardroom, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster, London

11:00               Tea/Coffee

11:20               Welcome Address

11:30               Plenary Address & Q&A:

                        Professor Jennifer Welsh, UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility  to Protect  

1:00                 Lunch

2:00                 Panel 1: "Assessing R2P's Efficacy during the Crises in Libya and Syria"

                        Chair: Professor Nicholas Wheeler (University of Birmingham)

                        Professor Chris Brown (London School of Economics)

                        Dr Philip Cunliffe (University of Kent)

                        Dr Aidan Hehir (University of Westminster)

                        Dr Justin Morris (University of Hull)

3:30                 Tea/coffee

4:00                 Panel 2: "R2P after the Arab Spring"

                        Chair Jason Ralph (Leeds)

                        Dr Adrian Gallagher (University of Leeds)

                        Professor Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics)

                        Dr James Kearney (United Nations Association of the UK)

                        Dr James Pattison (University of Manchester)                      


Please contact Dr Aidan Hehir ( for more details or to reserve a place.

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