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Violence Prevention and Peacebuilding: Evidence to Action

The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town is inviting abstracts for papers to be presented at a conference titled, Violence Prevention and Peacebuilding: Evidence to Action which will take place from 7- 8 November 2019.

This conference will take place at the River Club in Observatory, Cape TownThe conference will be multidisciplinary, and hence abstracts from all relevant academic fields are welcome.

This conference offers an opportunity for researchers from all relevant academic disciplines working on violence prevention and safety promotion to present their current research. Practitioners involved in this field are also encouraged to submit abstracts.

  • Call for papers

    Submission Requirements

    Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words in which you list a title; and clearly state the research objectives, methodology and findings. In addition, please include your bio and contact details.

    Abstracts to be submitted via email by 31 July 2019 to the following email address:lameez.mota@uct.ac.za

    Successful applicants will be informed by 7 August 2019.

     

    No honorarium or speaker fee will be paid to conference presenters.  All conference presenters and attendees are required to pay the registration fee.  

  • Registration

    Registration fees (including lunch and refreshments):

    • Full conference fee (Academic/Professional) – R 2,900.00 early registration
    • Full conference fee (Academic/Professional) – R 3,450.00 late registration (from 26 October 2019)
    • Full conference fee (Student) – R 1,850.00 early registration
    • Full conference fee (Student) – R 2,400.00 late registration (from 26 October 2019)

    Register here

    Please contact Lameez Mota on +27 (0) 21 650 4862 or email lameez.mota@uct.ac.za should you have any queries.

  • Programme

    The  programme can be found here.

  • Accommodation

    Suggested accommodation options for the SaVI Conference

    Protea Hotel Mowbray

    Liesbeek Avenue off Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory

    Tel no: +27 (0) 21 442 5300

    Contact Name: Lethan Tieman

    Email: Lethan.Tieman@proteahotels.com

    Website: proteahotels.com

     

    Rates: Single Guest Room – R1700 bed & breakfast

    Booking Reference: SAVI Conference

    Distance: 3 min drive via Liesbeek Avenue

    13 min walk via Liesbeek Avenue

    Double Tree by Hilton Cape Town

    31 Brickfield Road, Woodstock, 7935

    Tel no: +27 (0) 21 404 0570

    Contact Name: Willem Goeiman

    Email: Willem.Goeiman@hilton.com

     

    Rates: Single bed & breakfast R1550 per night

    Booking Reference: GSAVI

    Rooms subject to availability

    Distance: 18 min drive via Liesbeek Pkwy / M57 – 7,8km

    1h32 min walk via Main Rd / M4 and Liesbeek Pkwy/M57 7,1km

    Devonshire House

    No. 6 Lovers Walk, Rondebosch, 7700

    Tel no: +27 (0) 21 626 1516

    Contact Name: Sarah Brummer

    Email: info@devonshirehouse.co.za

    Website: www.devonshirehouse.co.za

     

    Rates – includes breakfast

    Single room – R1060 per night. Sharing – R1370 per night

    Rooms subject to availability

    Distance: 7 min drive via Liesbeek Pkwy / M57 – 4,4km.

    46 min walk via Main Rd / M4 and Liesbeek Pkwy/M57 3,7km

    Knightsbury Guest House

    15 Linkoping Road, Rondebosch, 7700

    Tel no: +27 (0) 21 686 4347

    Contact Name: Jenny de Beer

    Email: guesthouse@knightsbury.co.za

    Website: www.knightbury.co.za

     

    Rates – includes breakfast

    Single Standard Room – R1250 per night

    Rooms subject to availability

    Distance: 8 min drive via Liesbeek Pkwy / M57 – 4,1km

    45 min walk via Main Rd / M4 and Liesbeek Pkwy/M57 3,4km

     

  • Abstracts

    The list of abstracts can be found here.