10
Feb
2012

The Italian Experience in Fighting Criminal Groups - Dr Gery Ferrara

Taking Stock of Mafia and Anti-mafia Activity: The Italian Experience in Fighting Criminal Groups, a talk by Anti-Mafia Deputy Prosecutor in Sicily Dr Gery Ferrara.

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24
Oct
2011

Chinese Organised Crime in Italy - Dr Stefano Becucci

Chinese Organised Crime in Italy -  Dr Stefano Becucci

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11
Mar
2011

Contested Spaces

Dr Martin Evans gives a talk to Coventry University students entitled Contested Spaces. In the talk, he discusses conflict, international aid and political restructuring in Senegal's southern borderlands.

9
Mar
2011

Mafia Women in Contemporary Italy

Dr. Ombretta Ingrasci (Queen Mary College, London & University of Milan) visits Coventry University to deliver a lecture to students.

She discusses mafia women, from traditional roles to leadership positions in contemporary Italy, and answers student questions on the changing role of women within mafia organisations.

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8
Mar
2011

African High Commissioners Q & A

In March 2011, the high commissioners from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon and Nigeria visited Coventry. In Coventry Cathedral, the high commissioners talk to students from Coventry University, and answer their questions on a variety of topics including politics, student issues and how young African people can contribute to the future of their country.

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14
Jul
2010

Irregular Migration Discussion Part Two

Coventry University academics from the African Studies Centre and visiting experts discuss the issue of Irregular Migration.

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14
Jul
2010

Irregular Migration Discussion Part One

Coventry University academics from the African Studies Centre and visiting experts discuss the issue of Irregular Migration.

23
Jun
2010

The Vicar of Bagdhad - Peace, Reconciliation and Social Justice

The Reverend Canon Andrew White "The Vicar of Bagdhad" talks about Peace, Reconciliation and Social Justice. The talk was held in the Holy Trinity church and was part of the opening ceremony for the Conference of European University Chaplains held at Coventry University.

To find out more about the conference please visit http://www.ceuc.org

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8
Apr
2010

The Migration Aware Project - African Studies Centre

Professor Bruce Baker talks about Coventry University's involvement with the Migration Aware project.

Migration Aware is a project funded by the European Union and administered by the United nations development programme that aims to fill the information gap preventing potential irregular migrants in Ibadan, Nigeria from making an informed decision on whether to embark on the migration process based on a sound knowledge and understanding of potential threats to, and exploitation of, the migrant both in transit and in destination countries.

To find out more please visit http://www.coventry.ac.uk/africanstudies

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18
Mar
2010

Afghanistan Conference - Are we embedding the truth?

This conference was organised by Coventry University, Journalism.co.uk and the BBC College of Journalism to discuss the role of the media in the Afghanistan conflict. Speakers included Stuart Ramsey, Vaughan Smith, Jonathan Marcus, Tim Luckhurst, Jon Williams, Brigadier Mark van der Lande, Hanan Habibzai, Richard Keeble and Fred Mudhai. Chaired by Kevin Marsh.