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.

CPERG Board

Dr. Hilary Cremin

Co-Founder and Senior advisor

Lin Wai Phyo (Kevin Lim)

Co-chair 2022-24
Seminar and events 

Abhishek Vyas

Co-chair 2022-24

Faculty student support

Adelaide Di Maggio

Co-chair 2022-24

Publicity and outreach

Shahnaaz Khan

Co-chair 2024-25
Seminar and events 

Nidhi Panchal

Co-chair 2024-25
Seminar and events 

Upcoming Events

Social Justice Tea Time with CPERG

22nd of February, 1 PM until 2 PM UK Time.
1S7 Faculty of Education & Zoom

Recent Blogs

'Why 'good' people do 'bad' things

Links to a blog post on Independent Thinking 

Roy Leighton, 04 December 2023

Peace Walk reflections

Marcela Wang, 19 November 2023
Image credit Marcela Wang 

Recent Research By Our Members


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