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Centre for Conflict Rights and Justice

The mission of the Centre is to pursue and encourage innovative scholarship in the fields of in criminal law, criminal justice, international humanitarian law, human rights, conflict resolution and post-conflict justice.

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Pioneer Vegetation on Glacier Forelands in Norway

This research has focussed on variability in the pioneer vegetation of 43 glacier forelands in the Jotunheim and Jostedalsbreen National Parks, Norway.

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Phlegrean Fields Volcanism

Dr Marcello Di Bonito has recently undertaken research, jointly with Dr Gianfilippo De Astis and Dr Monica Piochi of the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) in Italy, on the volcanic activity in the Phlegrean Fields, Naples, Italy.

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Urban Governance, the Civic and Civil Society

Understanding civic and national cultures – roughly those shared senses of meaning, values, norms and ways of doing, thinking and feeling – is central to our understanding of urban, rural and national life.