It is with sadness and regret that we report that a long-time and greatly-valued friend of Oxford Research Group (ORG), Professor James O'Connell, died on 8 September at the age of 87 after a short illness. James played a key role in the development of Peace Studies at Bradford University, serving as Head of Department for fifteen years until his retirement in 1993. He was also a great supporter of and Advisor to ORG, BASIC and other peace groups. He will be fondly remembered for his enduring commitment to peace and justice.
Read his obituary on the BASIC website.
Read his obituray on the openDemocracy website, witten by ORG's Prof Paul Rogers.