In these tours we invite experts in connected fields to bring their unique perspectives to Borderlines
Hosted by Dr Oliver Walton, Lecturer, Dept of Social & Policy Sciences at University of Bath. The tour will focus on the relationship between borders, conflict and peace touching on themes including the (in)visibility of borders, and how borders are both shaped by and embed power relations.
The free walking tour starts promptly at 1pm, will last a maximum of 20 minutes and is open for questions and comments afterwards.
Pre-book to secure a place or just drop-in.
About the host
Oliver Walton is a Lecturer in International Development at the University of Bath. His research has focuses on the political economy of conflict and the role of borderland regions in post-war transitions in Nepal and Sri Lanka. He has been involved in two comparative research projects exploring these themes – ‘Borderlands, Brokers and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka and Nepal’ and ‘Living on the Margins: using literary comics to understand the role of borderland brokers in war to peace transitions’. In 2018, he worked with Positive Negatives and Jonathan Goodhand of SOAS to produce an illustrated essay based on this work called ‘Living on the Margins’
Please be aware that filming and photography may take place during this event.