Cambridge Peace and Education Research Group (CPERG)

About us

The Cambridge Peace and Education Research Group (CPERG) provides a hub for research students and faculty members at the University of Cambridge to exchange ideas and collaborate on projects that explore the relationships between conflict, peace, and education, both in the UK and internationally. Through its activities, CPERG aims to stimulate connections amongst theory, research and practice. CPERG is officially affiliated with the Knowledge, Power, and Politics research cluster at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

CPERG was initiated in 2011 as a post-graduate special interest group. Since that time the group has organized a number of activities including regular seminars, a Conflict and Peace conference, a new route MPhil working group, and consultancy applications to international education and development agencies.


Dr. Hilary Cremin

Co-Founder and Senior advisor

Lin Wai Phyo (Kevin Lim)

Co-chair 2022-23

Seminar and events

Abhishek Vyas

Co-chair 2022-23

Faculty student support

Adelaide Di Maggio

Co-chair 2022-23

Publicity and outreach

Upcoming Events

Recent Blogs

Seven hundred thousand Ukrainians (and counting) in need of hope. What now?

Adelaide Di Maggio, 14 May 2022

Recent Research By Our Members

  • Tozan, O. (2023) The impact of the Syrian conflict on the higher education sector in Syria: A systematic review of literature, International Journal of Educational Research Open, 4 (1),

  • Hajir, B. (2023) Between ‘the paradox of liberalism’ and ‘the paradox of decoloniality’: education for peacebuilding in conflict settings, Globalisation, Societies and Education, DOI: 10.1080/14767724.2022.2160971.

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