Laura Payne is a Research Associate at the Centre for Trust,
Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University. She works with civil society
groups, churches and mosques to identify forms of conflict prevention that
build on local people’s existing capabilities and grounded understanding and
blogs at www.allroadsout.com. Funding
for the research that underpins this article was provided by the Economic and
Social Research Council and the Making
All Voices Count group.