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Advisory Board

The DEPA Advisory Board includes membership across a range of organisations and institutions and has been established to guide and influence how the project achieves its vision and objectives.  The Board members will advise on research approaches and will create links between the DEPA project and the communities within Africa and the UK, the education sector, peace education and the Arts.   

The Board will also act as an advocate for the DEPA project and together the Advisory Board and the Project will share networking opportunities.

Advisory Board members

Oboshi Agyeno, Directorate of Democracy and Development at the Institute for Peace and Conflict 

Paul Ashwin, Professor of Higher Education, Lancaster University

Tanaka Chidora, University of Zimbabwe

Patricia Daley, Professor of the Human Geography of Africa, University of Oxford

Cihan Dizdaroğlu, Assistant Professor, Baskent University

Leon Moosavi, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Social Policy and CriminologySociology, Social Policy and Criminology

Tali Nates, Founder and Executive Director, The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre

Mario Novelli, Professor in the Political Economy of Education, University of Sussex

Pat Noxolo, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Birmingham

Mandiedza Parichi, Coordinator Peace Studies, Midlands State University

Michalinos Zembylas, Professor of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, The Open University of Cyprus

Advisory Board meetings

  1. January 2021 [meeting minutes]
  2. February 2022 [meeting minutes]
  3. November 2023 [meeting minutes]