This programme of research is both conceptual and substantive, seeking to interrogate the term compromise itself as well as undertake empirical research to explore compromise as a social practice. We begin from the premise that compromise is no different in the settings in which it occurs but is easier to access in some locations than others. Therefore, the empirical driver is the study of victims of communal conflict, where compromise operates in extremis, in the view that this throws into higher relief the processes that garner and sustain it...
The Trust, established at the wish of William Hesketh Lever, the first Viscount Leverhulme, makes awards for the support of research and education. The Trust emphasises individuals and encompasses all subject areas.
|25 March 2013|
|Prestigious appointment for Sandra Rios|
|08 March 2013|
|Laura Fowler Graham speaks at Harvard|
|28 February 2013|
|Duncan Scott speaks at Oxford University’s graduate workshop on Africa|
|18 February 2013|
|Laura Fowler Graham awarded her PhD|
|11 February 2013|
|John Brewer's new book on ex-combatants, religion and peace|
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