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Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship Programme - News & Events - British Association for South Asian Studies

British Association for South Asian Studies

News & Events

06 July 2018

Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship Programme

Dates: Monday 20th August to Monday 27th August 2018

The Women in Conflict 1325 Fellowship is a conflict resolution programme that aims to promote the principles of the UN Security Council resolutions 1325 which reaffirms the role of women in conflict resolutions and peace building. The Fellowship seeks to enhance the the role and participation of females from conflict affected regions in formal and informal peace-making and building negotiations and processes through workshops and training on mediation, reconciliation, sustainable conflict resolution whilst at the same time creating a safe space in which fellows can share experiences and engage in cross-culture dialogue.

The focus of our August 2018 fellowship is South Asia, and will be taking place from August 20th - 27th.

Please click here for more information on the fellowship and Beyond Borders Scotland.

We would like to invite women who meet the following requirements:

- work in conflict mediation, resolution and/or dialogue.
- work on issues relating to gender based violence.
- work on issues related to refugees or displaced people.
- work on reconciliation or cultural dialogue.
- fluent in English.
- from South Asia.
- Able to travel to Edinburgh from 19th August - 27th August 2018.

The fellowship is fully funded and therefore successful applicants will have all expenses, visas, travel, accommodation etc. covered.

If you have any recommendations for the programme please get in touch and I would kindly ask your recommended applicant to send their CV and a covering letter answering the following questions:

- Why are you applying for the Women in Conflict Fellowship Programme?
- What do you hope to learn from the Fellowship Programme?
- What experience/knowledge will you bring to the Fellowship Programme?
- How will you use the Fellowship Programme in your future work?
- Are you available to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, from August 19th to 27th 2018?
- Will you need to apply for a visa to travel to the United Kingdom?