Can a scholarship in peace studies really make a difference? | BBC | Dhruti Shah | toomanysusans

 

“What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate the word.” And with that, in Act One, Scene One, Tybalt, the violent “Prince of Cats” in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet begins a fight that could possibly have been avoided.

A journalist with more than 13 years’ experience covering stories of terror, violence, attending inquests, carrying out death knocks and focusing on the emerging field of ‘trauma journalism’, there came a point last year when I was ready to take a step back and deep dive into the world of peace and conflict, which had come to underpin every bit of storytelling I was…

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