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AS IT HAPPENED: Conflict in Cities: Jerusalem and Belfast panel discussion

How can safety be secured in conflict-hit cities?

A part of the separation barrier in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Israel, designed partly to limit the ongoing Israel and Palestine conflict
A part of the separation barrier in Jerusalem, Israel • Photograph: Trocaire

The divided communities of Jerusalem and Belfast have led to some of the most lethal battles in civil societies in recent decades, but how can the world ensure peace in these cities of conflict?

In the second of the Olive Tree Middle East Forum’s panel discussions, Dr Wendy Pullan (University of Cambridge) and Professor Liam O’Dowd (Queen’s University Belfast), will explore how the political geographies of these two very different cities respond to their mounting crises.

Follow the updates, live from City University London from 5:45pm, below:

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