Intervention and Responsibility to Protect Working Group annual conference

This event will be in University of Leeds

The Intervention and Responsibility to Protect Working Group will hold its annual conference on 18 November 2022 at the University of Leeds. The theme for the conference is: reimagining the responsibility to protect to meet new challenges. The keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Alex Bellamy.

This is a hybrid event. 


9-9:30 Arrival, tea, coffee and pastries provided 

9:30-9:40 Welcome comments  

9:40-10:00 Practitioner Insights on Devolving R2P: Being the Difference

  • Dr Kate Ferguson (Protection Approaches)

10:00-11:20 Panel I: Ongoing Contestation of R2P

  • Andrea Knapp
  • Shreejita Biswas
  • Zikun Yang
  • Ruolan Gan
  • Qiaochu Zhang 

11:20-12:40 Panel II: New Challenges for R2P Implementation and Responsibility

  • Pinar Gozen Ercan
  • Caglar Acikyildiz
  • Adrian Gallagher
  • Helena Hinkkainen
  • Chloë Gilgan
  • Bola Adediran
  • Mafruza Sultana

12:40-13:40 Lunch

13:45-14:30 Keynote Speech by Professor Alex Bellamy (University of Queensland) - Title TBC

14:30-15:50 Panel III: The Intersection between R2P and other Protection Norms and Neglected Contexts

  • Blake Lawrinson and Jason Ralph
  • James Pattison
  • Daeun Jung
  • Elif Çetin
  • Josephine Jackson

15:50-16:10 Coffee

16:10-17:30 Panel IV: Meeting New and Unresolved Challenges

  • Lucas de Belmont
  • Renu Keer
  • Samuel Jarvis
  • Thomas Peak
  • Neil Renwick
  • Sophie T Rosenberg

17:30-17:40 Closing remarks

18:00 Dinner and Drinks

For more information on the programme and speakers please download the full conference programme below.


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