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Air strike in Gaza

Afghan worker (credit Jolyon Leslie/Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

Beirut

Afghan Graffiti

Reconstruction of a school in Iraq

Prince Hassan, El Brahimi & Professor Sultan Barakat, WANA 2010

Počitelj, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Heavily bombed by Croatian forces during the 1993 Bosnian War. Most of the town's Bosniak population was either killed or removed to concentration camps in one of the war's most brutal instances of ethnic cleansing.

Welcome to the PRDU

... an international centre of excellence for the study of post-conflict societies and their recovery.

Current Research

  • UNICEF - Research Project for the Education & Peacebuilding Programme in Somalia
  • ESRC/DfID - The influence of DfID-Sponsored State Building - Oriented Research on British Policy in Fragile, Post-Conflict Environments

Working Papers

 Working Paper 7

To view the latest working paper in the series click on image above

 Revival

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MA,MSc & PhD Courses

MA in Post-war Recovery Studies

MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs

PhD in Post-war Recovery Studies  

Education in Conflict & Emergencies

A joint programme of research and advanced learning between the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU) and the Institute for Effective Education (IEE).

Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-Conflict Recovery

The PRDU is very pleased to announce a forthcoming book series edited by Dr. Kenneth Bush and Professor Sultan Barakat entitled Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-conflict Recovery. If you have a project that may fit with the series, please use the Palgrave publishing proposal form (MS Word  , 438kb)  

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Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-Conflict Recovery

Posted on Thursday 14 August 2014

The Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU) of the University of York is very pleased to announce a forthcoming book series edited by Dr. Kenneth Bush and Professor Sultan Barakat entitled Palgrave Critical Studies in Post-conflict Recovery


British Government relaunches Chevening Scholarship Programme

Posted on Monday 11 August 2014

Priority placed on the study and training of Syrian nationals.


 

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