Mandy Turner is a lecturer in peace & conflict in the Peace Studies department at the University of Bradford. Her specialist areas include the political economy of war, post-war reconstruction and statebuilding in Palestine. She was a member of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign's solidarity trip to the West Bank earlier this year, and also writes for the Guardian's Comment is Free section on Palestine.
Mandy was also author of the Campaign Against the Arms Trade briefing on the Israeli arms industry and military imports into Israel from the rest of the world.
Mandy will be leading the workshop on Palestine and the issues it raises for world politics.