Category Archive: News

Assessing the impact of Covid-19 on peace and conflict

The Political Settlements Research Programme is assessing the impact of Covid-19 on peace and conflict dynamics in a series of expert surveys of peacebuilding experts across 20 countries.

Studying intergovernmental responses to Covid-19 in the Global South

PSRP researcher Dr Kathryn Nash has been awarded funding to study the responses of Global South regional and sub-regional organisations to the Covid-19 crisis.  

PSRP ceasefires research featured on Good Morning Scotland

PSRP Director Prof Christine Bell spoke with Laura Maxwell and Gary Robertson about the UN ceasefire call and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict-affected regions.

PSRP welomes new Train@Ed Fellow

PSRP is proud to welcome Dr Devanjan Bhattacharya as the new Train@Ed Postdoctoral Fellow.

Local peace agreements from Sub-Saharan Africa added to PA-X Local

The Political Settlements Research Programme is proud to announce the addition of 91 peace agreements from sub-Saharan Africa to its new PA-X sub-database: PA-X Local.

Call for submissions on data visualisations and policymaking

Call for submissions for a special issue on the theme of data visualisations and policymaking.

PSRP research quoted in UN Insider

PSRP Director Prof Christine Bell is quoted in a recent piece by UN Insider on the growing support for global ceasefires during the Covid-19 pandemic.

New visual tool illustrates local peace in Libya, Syria, and Yemen

Explore local peace agreements in Libya, Syria, and Yemen with our new visual map, based on agreements included in the PA-X Local Peace Agreements Database.

In their own words: PSRP work-based placement leads to prestigious internship

LLM graduate Margherita Distrotti outlines her work-based placement with the PSRP, and how working with the programme has built knowledge and skills that have helped her move into a prestigious internship after graduation.