NEW MERCH!

NEW MERCH!

We are super happy to announce that CS Ubuntu is also here to keep you warm during these grey January days. This month we offer an incredibly soft navy blue jumper and the original grey jumper. This is a unisex jumper, so available for all. Besides that, we offer a slightly updated version of theRead more about NEW MERCH![…]

Come to our Burundi Conference

Come to our Burundi Conference

Ubuntu Conflict Studies Association in collaboration with the Burundian Diaspora in the Netherlands (BDN) A public lecture on the topic: 3 years of crisis in Burundi: What role can the Burundi Diaspora and civil society play in finding a solution to the ongoing political crisis?

PAX-lecture Syria and Iraq

PAX-lecture Syria and Iraq

On the 19th of November, we had a lecture by Dion v/d Berg, who works at PAX Utrecht. The issues and (possible) solutions to peace building in Iraq and Syria were addressed. In the crowd were so many different nationalities and also two people from Syria, which resulted in a very dynamic discussion during theRead more about PAX-lecture Syria and Iraq[…]

Ubuntu goes lasertagging!

Ubuntu goes lasertagging!

On March 29th, the Activities Committee invited everyone for an evening full of lasers, mines, conflict, and beer. In two rounds, Team Red duked it out against Team Blue at Ozebi Lasergaming. While some hardly fired a ’round’, perhaps due to technical issues, others were spending all of their ammo to get the high score.Read more about Ubuntu goes lasertagging![…]

Meet the Masters!

Meet the Masters!

On Monday the 19th of February the Activities Committee organized the Meet the Masters, where students interested in conflict-related Masters could ask all the questions they liked to the six students we invited from four universities in the Netherlands. After a plenary round in which the students elaborated on their Master program, their university experiences, theirRead more about Meet the Masters![…]

Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’

Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’

On the 14th of December, we got a guided tour by a group of undocumented refugees called ‘Wij Zijn Hier’ (We Are Here). First, we visited the Asylum Centre at the Bijlmer Bajes in Amsterdam were the documented refugees life and work. This former prison building is restyled and painted in order to look – slightly – like a homeRead more about Guided tour by ‘We Are Here’[…]

PAX Balkan Borrel

PAX Balkan Borrel

On the 12th of December, we joined the Balkan Borrel organized by PAX for Peace (a Dutch NGO). In the light of the closure of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, three panellists from the region (Croatia and Bosnia) talked with us about the future of criminal justice in the Western Balkans. ItRead more about PAX Balkan Borrel[…]