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Patterns of Conflict and Genocide: Comparing the Cases of Sudan and Myanmar

3 March 2016

Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm
Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, E1 4NS Mile End Road, United Kingdom

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) is delighted to announce it will be hosting its fourth State Crime Seminar Series delivered by Dr Richard Cockett. Dr Cockett completed a doctorate in history at London University before going on to be Senior Lecturer in history, politics and modern political philosophy at the university. In 1999 he joined The Economist newspaper, and has since reported from Latin America, Africa and Asia for the paper.

Based on his acclaimed books Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma (Yale, 2015) and Sudan: Darfur and the Failure of an African State (Yale, 2010), Richard’s seminar talk is entitled 'Patterns of Conflict and Genocide: Comparing the Cases of Sudan and Myanmar'. The seminar will examine the underlying factors that provoked the conflicts in both Darfur and Rakhine state. In establishing some commonalities between the two cases, hopefully we can better predict, and prevent, such conflicts in the future.


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