Tag Archive: Conflict

Sequencing Ceasefire Agreements: First, Last or in the Middle?

In this post, Robert Forster (PSRP Research Analyst) introduces his new briefing paper, Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements, and highlights recent trends in ceasefire agreements, the challenges of sequencing ceasefires, and where more research is needed. Click here to read and download Rob’s full briefing paper, Quick Guide to Ceasefire Arrangements. For those in the […]

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On Selling ‘Principled Pragmatism’ in Transitions from Violent Conflict

In this blog, Jan Pospisil and Christine Bell address some of the questions their concept of formalised political unsettlement raises. The post was originally posted on December 12, on CPD Policy Blog. Some time ago, we (Christine Bell and Jan Pospisil) suggested that it was useful to think about post-conflict situations as ‘formalised political unsettlement’. We have found […]

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Peacebuilding: a view from the margins

This blogpost by Dr Zahbia Yousuf (PSRP researcher, Conciliation Resources) was first published on EU-CIVCAP. Statebuilding and peacebuilding discussions increasingly emphasise inclusion as a key ingredient for peaceful states and societies, and marginalisation as a key cause of conflict. However, the persistence of conflict and violence in many borderland regions can defy and challenge these […]

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TJI-PSRP Summer School: Gender, Conflict, Terrorism, and Countering-Violent Extremism, Belfast 2017

Transitional Justice Institute will run its 10th annual Summer School with the theme of Gender, Conflict, Terrorism and Countering-Violent Extremism, at Ulster University, Belfast.

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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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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Rethinking statebuilding, fragility and conflict

Christine Bell is speaking at the Wilton Park conference ‘Rethinking state-building, fragility and conflict’.

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: The Politics of Gender and Violence in Northern Ireland

Jessica Doyle will present her and Monica McWilliams’ research on intimate partner violence in a conflict and post-conflict setting.

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PSRP Researcher Speaking: 1916 and its Legacy

PSRP’s Christine Bell is speaking as part of the Screening Irish History festival ‘1916 and its Legacy’ at a screening of the film ’71, at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh.

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Women, Peace and Security at International Studies Association 2016

PSRP researchers Zoe Marks and Claire Duncanson will both present their research on gendered issues of inclusion in political settlements, and women’s military experiences in conflict at the 2016 International Studies Association conference in Atlanta.

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