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Event: War and Peace in the Central African Republic

February 9, 2015

Hosted by King's College London Africa Research Group

Location: War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07)

When: 18th Feb 2015 (18:00-19:00)

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Understanding the actors driving the conflict

Speaker: Sarah Covington,  IHS Country Risk – Africa

Sarah is the lead analyst on the Central African Republic for the Country Risk Team at IHS. IHS Country Risk is a specialist intelligence unit that forecasts political and violent risks worldwide. Sarah specialises in Sahelian affairs with a focus on civil conflict and terrorism. Prior to working at IHS, Sarah was sponsored by the UK Economic and Social Research Council to develop primary research into Arab governments and their relationship with armed non-state actors. Independent projects have taken her to several African and Middle Eastern countries including Algeria, Mali, Mauritania, Sudan, Ethiopia and Lebanon. Sarah holds a BA in History from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, London) and an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford.

Hosted by the Africa Research Group