While Peace Research (PR) has always incorporated different methodological approaches, large-N studies of state-level effects have driven the policy and practice of peace intervention.
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The Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) and the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) at Ulster University invite proposals for a
one-day postgraduate conference on "Masculinities, Violence and (Post-)Conflict" on Thursday, 14 January 2016. This student-led event will
Throughout history, people have been evicted from land and dispossessed from their resources. The workshop investigates when, where, why, and how people have protested (or not) to (re)claim what they consider belonging to them.
The Strategic Review for Southern Africa is an internationally accredited and peer-reviewed periodical of the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria. Guest Editor of the current special issue (Vol 37 (1), May 2015) is 'Funmi Olonisakin, Distinguished Andrew Mellon Foundation Scholar, University of Pretoria.
International Alert - Press release - 17 April 2015 - Climate change is one of the biggest global security threats of the 21st century, and world leaders should put it at the forefront of foreign policy, according to a major new report commissioned by the G7 group, presented at the meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Berlin on 15 April 2015.
World military expenditure totalled $1.8 trillion in 2014, a fall of 0.4 per cent in real terms since 2013, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is about to establish an interdisciplinary research group on macro-violence and invites young scholars from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, anthropology, etc to apply.
Security is a hot topic, for academics as well as for politicians, corporations and a broad range of state or quasi-state actors. The term
can be seen as indicative of a defining moment in late modernity, with biopolitical forms of governmentality intersecting with sovereign and
disciplinary forms. Across societies and in a broad variety of domains, we can recognize attempts to increase security by detecting, assessing