Category Archive: Conflict

Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’

Political Commemoration: The Inclusion Dynamics of ‘Partisan Commemoration’ Citation: Download briefing. Policy points: • Politically partisan commemoration is a prolific activity in many societies with a history of ethno- national conflict, used and valued by political actors • Politically partisan commemoration appears divisive, but can paradoxically underpin peace by cohering communities ambivalent about the direction […]

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Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland

 Violent conflict, political settlement and intimate partner violence, Lessons from Northern Ireland Citation: Download the research report. Policy points: An understanding of inter-personal (‘domestic’) violence (IPV) that incorporates coercive and controlling behaviour related to threats of harassment and psychological abuse, alongside physical violence, is vital in both conflict and post-conflict situations. Given the investment in […]

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Peacebuilding and transition in borderlands

Peacebuilding and transition in borderlands Citation: Download the report. Abstract: This report summarises discussions from a workshop to explore sub-state political settlements in conflict-affected borderlands and the possibilities for more effective and inclusive peacebuilding interventions. It looks at four key themes: concepts of borderlands, inclusion and political settlement; the particular types of violence, (in)security, governance and […]

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The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict Citation: Purchase the book. Key points: Focuses on the multidimensionality of gender in conflict Provides a substantial set of case studies from across the globe on conflict and gender Assesses the role of gender in violent conflicts, with an emphasis on women’s experiences Keywords: gender; conflict Return to search […]

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What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting

What difference does peace make? A Comparative Study of Intimate Partner Abuse in a Conflict and Post-Conflict Setting Keywords: Conflict Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Colombia Podcasts: History of a Peace Process

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Child Rights come with Child Responsibilities

Child Rights come with Child Responsibilities Anderson, R. 1 November 2016, LLM Human Rights Seminar Series, Edinburgh Keywords:  Human Rights, Child Rights Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Gender and Conflict Analysis Toolkit for Peacebuilders

Gender and Conflict Analysis Toolkit for Peacebuilders Conciliation Resources (2015) About: This toolkit was produced for practical guidance on how to explore gender in relation to ‪peace and conflict. This toolkit is based on the experiences of Conciliation Resources’ experience in conflict-affected contexts and draws on their participatory approach to conflict analysis. Keywords: Gender, Conflict, Peacebuilding Download the toolkit. Return […]

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Peacebuilding: Resilient in Crisis

This blog post by Jan Pospisil, PSRP researcher, reviews David Chandler’s new book Peacebuidling, The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 1997-2017. In his most recent volume, ‘Peacebuilding: The Twenty Years’ Crisis’, David Chandler gives an intriguing historical account over what he identifies as the post-Dayton lifespan of peacebuilding. His argument is revealing and well-founded: international interventionism in […]

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Rethinking the Women, Peace and Security Agenda through the Lens of Resistance

This blog post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Security on 17th April 2017. In this piece, Fionnuala adds to the criticisms of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda the failute to include women’s resistance in conflict zones as exercise of […]

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