In addition to our recurring event series, The Pearson Institute hosts conferences designed to unite individuals from the academic, practitioner, and policymaking communities to address critical issues of global conflict.
Former US Senator George Mitchell speaks at Global Conflict | The Human Impact
Former US Senator George Mitchell speaks at Global Conflict | The Human Impact, a conference held by The Pearson Institute and Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland in August 2018 .
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- Pearson Institute Conferences
- Moving On From Conflict
- Foreign Assistance and Political Development in Fragile States
- Previous Pearson Institute Conferences
Pearson Institute Conferences
Moving On From Conflict
On May 16, The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a workshop entitled Moving On From Conflict.
Reflecting on the role of lawyers in conflict and transition, as well as the impact of music and storytelling in conflict and post-conflict communities, this workshop focused on how societies move forward once conflict has been resolved.
May 16, 2022
Foreign Assistance and Political Development in Fragile States
The Pearson Institute hosted Foreign Assistance and Political Development in Fragile States, a conference on the problems of state-building. Under the leadership of David L. Pearson Distinguished Service Professor of Global Conflict Studies Roger Myerson, this conference brought together social scientists and policy practitioners to discuss what the international community can do to promote positive political development in failed and fragile states.
Previous Pearson Institute Conferences
The Darker Side of Peace Agreements
The Pearson Institute hosted The Darker Side of Peace Agreements, a conference that brought together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss what we can learn from the dynamics of particular peace agreements in order to offer practical and profound insights to sustain and build peace.
Global Conflict | The Human Impact
The University of Chicago, through The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, and Queen's University Belfast, through The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, convened Global Conflict | The Human Impact, a conference that brought together scholars, leaders, and practitioners to address the human cost of violent conflict by identifying important lessons from conflicts that have ended, such as Northern Ireland and Colombia, and the ongoing global refugee crisis.
Belfast, Northern Ireland