Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies

Neophytos Loizides is Professor in International Conflict Analysis at the University of Kent.
Neophytos Loizides is Professor in International Conflict Analysis at the University of Kent.

A Public Lecture by Professor Neophytos Loizides

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 10am-11:30am
Location: 120 University Private, Room 3040, Faculty of Social Sciences Building, University of Ottawa Campus

Places are limited, please RSVP by Email to Diana Chebenova at Chebenova@forumfed.org

This presentation introduces Dr. Loizides’ book Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies to address a set of critical questions facing Cyprus and other divided societies.

This event is organized by the Forum of Federations in cooperation with Professor André Lecours of the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. Former Forum President George Anderson, will act as event discussant.

Neophytos Loizides is Professor in International Conflict Analysis at the University of Kent. His research focuses on power-sharing, nationalism and conflict regulation in deeply divided societies. Dr. Loizides is the author of The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises published by Stanford University Press (2015) and Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies published by the University of Pennsylvania Press (2016). He is also the co-editor (with Oded Haklai) of Settlers in Contested Lands: Territorial Disputes and Ethnic Conflicts while his most recent articles appeared in West European Politics, the European Journal of Political Research, Comparative Politics and the Journal of Refugee Studies. Dr. Loizides received his PhD at the University of Toronto and held fellowships at the Belfer Centre at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Solomon Asch Centre at the University of Pennsylvania. He has contributed commentaries to international media outlets such as the Guardian, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.

Designing Peace
Designing Peace