Category Archive: Consortium

Mind the Billboards: The Paradox of Paternalism in Burundi

Astrid Jamar continues her analysis of the prominence of aid billboards in Burundi and how these contribute to colonial continuities which in turn shape the public space and public authority in the East African country. She examines the text, logos and images displayed on the boards, which reveal the highly hierarchised but disorganised nature of […]

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Mind the Billboards: International Aid Conquering the Public Space in Burundi

Burundian roadsides often have prominent billboards displaying the name of aid projects.  Astrid Jamar discusses how these billboards dominate public space and shape public authority in ways that produce colonial continuities. Along with symbols of the regime, their physical presence in Burundian streets illustrate how paternalism and authoritarianism simultaneously shape public authority. Burundian roadsides are littered […]

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Accord Insight 4 Borderlands and Peacebuilding: a View from the Margins

Borderlands and Peacebuilding: a View from the Margins Citation: Download the report. Download the Spotlight introduction, ‘Bringing in the Margins’. Abstract: This fourth Accord Insight publication looks at peacebuilding in borderland regions and how peace and transition processes address the interests of borderland communities. It presents seven case studies including Syria, north-eastern Kenya, Tunisia, Northern […]

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How the “Northern Irish” National Identity Is Understood and Used by Young People and Politicians

How the “Northern Irish” National Identity Is Understood and Used by Young People and Politicians Citation: Download the article. Abstract: The conventional understanding of the nation within social psychology is as a category of people or “imagined community.” However, work within the discursive tradition shows that citizens tend to discuss nationhood in a variety of modes, […]

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Packaging Participation: Non-dominant Minorities in Power-Sharing Peace Agreements

Packaging Participation: Non-dominant Minorities in Power-Sharing Peace Agreements Laura Wise (PSRP), Association of Human Rights Institutes, University of Edinburgh, 8 September 2018. Download presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.  

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Integrating the Documentation of Human Rights Violations into Peace Processes

Integrating the Documentation of Human Rights Violations into Peace Processes Rob Forster (PSRP) Justice Rapid Response roundtable on ‘Promoting Justice & Accountability in the MENA Region: What role can Non-State and Civil Society Actors Play?’ Beirut, Lebanon, 19-20 September 2018. Download presentation Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Conflict & Security

Jan Pospisil (ASPR), 19th European Diplomatic Programme – MODULE I, “The EU Global Strategy: from Vision to Action”, Vienna, 17-19 October 2018 Download the presentation and the programme.   Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Business and Peace Agreements

Business and Peace Agreements Citation: Download report. Summary: Business provisions feature in peace agreements in a range of ways. Peace agreements can refer to the roles that businesses can play in peacebuilding or post-conflict reconstruction efforts. These contributions span from creating employment opportunities and generating economic growth, to actively assisting in processes to help reintegrate […]

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Structural pressures and political instability Trajectories for sub-Saharan Africa

Structural pressures and political instability Trajectories for sub-Saharan Africa Citation: Download the report. Summary: Sub-Saharan Africa faces many structural pressures that increase the risk of political instability and violent conflict. Understanding the nature and trajectories of structural pressures is key for conflict prevention, development and peacebuilding. Using five models of instability and the International Futures […]

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Monitoring and Measuring Peace Agreement Implementation

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Sean Molloy is an Associate of the PSRP and Research Associate at Newcastle University. This post introduces a research report which follows the workshop on Assessing and Influencing Progress in Peace Processes held in Barcelona on 30 May – 1 June 2018. The workshop was organised by Conciliation Resources and the Kroc Institute for International […]

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