Newsletters

Issue 29

June 2021

Welcome to the June edition of the GPS newsletter. Members from the GPS Centre recently released their analyses on Australia’s Second National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2021-2031 which you can read more about. Watch Dr Marie Berry and Sinduja Rajahis discuss their recent project comparing and evaluating women's empowerment interventions that followed war in ten countries. You can also catch up on the fourth session of the US-Australia Indo-Pacific Conversation Series hosted by Pacific Forum, and the latest toolkit in the WICID Methods Lab Toolkit Series.

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Issue 28

May 2021

Welcome to the May issue of the GPS newsletter. Together with Monash International Affairs Society (MIAS) and Afghans for Progressive Thinking (APT) we resumed the ‘Toward Inclusive Peace: Women’s Participation and Human Rights in the Afghan Peace Talks’ debate series last month. On April 6 we welcomed Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss (American University) for her webinar discussing her research into violent extremism and how young people are radicalised in a range of environments. Adn our PhD researchers presented their research at the first Gender Agenda International (GAI) and Monash PhD Scholar exchange.

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Issue 27

April 2021

In this issue we visit our second GPS webinar of 2021, Hate in the Homeland and Youth Radicalisation with Professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss, our #March4Justice last month, and International Women's Day. We also held a webinar with Dr Elizabeth Pearson (Swansea University), Emily Winterbotham (RUSI) and Dr Katherine E Brown (University of Birmingham) where they discussed their recent book - Countering Violent Extremism: Making Gender Matter.

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Issue 26

March 2021

Welcome to the first GPS newsletter of 2021! In this issue we visit the webinar Countering Violent Extremism: Making Gender Matter with Dr Elizabeth Pearson (Swansea University), Emily Winterbotham (RUSI) and Dr Katherine E. Brown (University of Birmingham). The Monash GPS Centre has launched their new ARC Discovery Project titled Gendering Peace Mediation this year, and Dr Melissa Johnston from Monash GPS and Dr Jayanthi Lingham from WICID Warwick launched a new educational resource: Inclusive Economies, Enduring Peace: The Transformative Role of Social Reproduction: An annotated bibliography.

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