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Project will change the approaches to peace studies and education in Africa

Project will change the approaches to peace studies and education in Africa

Lancaster University is part of a new £2.2 million project that will explore knowledge and values of peace in Africa. The project, ‘Decolonising Education for Peace in Africa’ (DEPA), aims to decolonise and change the way peace studies are taught and incorporated into education in Africa.

University historians will lead £1 million project on slave trade impact

University historians will lead £1 million project on slave trade impact

The significance of the trans-Atlantic slave trade will come under scrutiny in a new £1 million project led by Lancaster University. The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded two prize-winning historians in the History Department, Professor William Pettigrew and Dr Nicholas Radburn, the research grant.

Educational Research informs Parliamentary committee

Educational Research informs Parliamentary committee

Lancaster University research, including the effect of cancelling exams, children’s mental health and keeping young people engaged in their studies, has been submitted to a Parliamentary Committee studying the effects of Covid-19.

LICA academic to lead prestigious international association

LICA academic to lead prestigious international association

A LICA lecturer will lead a global organisation which puts transport, traffic and mobility under the spotlight. Dr Carlos López Galviz, a Senior Lecturer in Lancaster’s Institute for the Contemporary Arts, has been elected as the new President of T2M, the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility.

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