Richardson Institute, Lancaster university

Richardson Institute
Department of Politics Philosophy and Religion, County South, Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YL, UK
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Welcome to the Richardson Institute


The Richardson Institute is the oldest Peace Studies centre in the UK and was established in 1959 in the spirit of the Quaker scientist, Lewis Fry Richardson. The Richardson Institute is an interdisciplinary forum for research on peace and conflict.


Based within the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) at Lancaster University, the Richardson Institute brings together academics who are committed to undertaking contemporary research and to developing outreach activities.

Our vision is to be internationally recognised as a world-class partner of choice for universities, research centres and civil society stakeholders on research into peace and conflict and knowledge exchange activities.


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