Tag Archive: Peacebuilding

PSRP Researcher Speaking: Decentralization and Local Consent in Divided Societies

Laura Wise will present her research on decentralization in divided societies at the IPSA joint conference ‘Democratization and Constitutional Design in Divided Societies’ in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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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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In Between the Local and the Liberal: ‘Inclusive Political Settlement’ in the EU’s Global Strategy

In this post, Dr Jan Pospisil critically reviews the European Union’s 2016 ‘Global Strategy’. He notes that ‘conflict settlement’ has become the term under which peace- and statebuilding attempts are now framed. The grand narrative of the drafters appears to be to project the European Union as ‘peace power’. In June 2016, the European Union […]

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PSRP Panel: Peacebuilding in the Political Unsettlement: impossible or inevitable?

PSRP panel at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Everything Changes Yet Still Stays the Same: Examining the ‘success’ of peacebuilding in Sierra Leone

Rachel Anderson is presenting her research on youth and peacebuilding in Sierra Leone at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore.

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Colombians’ Persistence in the Search for Peace: Interview with ‘Chocolate of Peace’ Producer

This blog post, by Nathalia Salamanca-Sarmiento, PhD Researcher – University of Edinburgh, presents an interview with Gwen Burnyeat, the producer and co-director of the documentary Chocolate of Peace. The discussion put in context the importance of ‘persistence’ in peace-building, considering that Colombia is now both implementing the peace agreement with FARC (an amended one was signed on 24th […]

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Educating Human Rights in Post-conflict Settings

This blog by Sean Molloy, from the University of Edinburgh, reflects on discussions about Peacebuilding and Education in South Sudan held during the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer School. He further discusses the relationship between human rights and education in post-conflict settings from a critical perspective. I had the pleasure of attending the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer […]

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Colombia: the Missing Actor

This post by Kristian Herbolzheimer was first published by OpenDemocracy on 12 Septembre 2016. View the original blog on the OpenDemocracy website in English and in Spanish. This is the second of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. Today, the peace process in Colombia is the world’s main referent in peace-building. On September, 26, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary […]

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PSRP Panel: Political Settlements and Prospects for Institutional Transformation

PSRP has co-convened a stream of panels with DLP Birmingham at the Development Studies Association 2016 Conference ‘Politics in Development’

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PSRP Round-table: Peace and Justice: Measuring Success?

The PSRP has organised a round-table as part of the British International Studies Association (BISA) 41st International Conference 2016.

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