CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS FOR THE CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO
On 26th May 2023 the University of Worcester and the University of Edinburgh will be holding a one-day conference on the Challenges and Prospects for the Chagos Archipelago.The conference brings together scholars, members of the Chagossian community, diplomats, artists, and lawyers.
The conference takes place at the School of Law, University of Worcester (8.30-17.30 BST – followed by a screening of Absolutely Must Go) and it is free to attend. Delegates can attend either in-person or online. The conference is based on an academic book being edited by Laura Jeffery (University of Edinburgh) and Chris Monaghan (University of Worcester). The confirmed speakers include:
Richard B Allen
Chagossian Voices rep TBC
Charles M Fombad
Ambassador Jagdish Koonjul
Philippe Sands KC
Jean Fabrice Thierry Mandarin
To book a place please could you email Kat Witherall at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate whether you would like to attend in-person or online (and if you attend in person whether you have any dietary requirements).