Dissolving Conflict. Local peace agreements and armed conflict transitions

Jan Pospisil (2022): Dissolving conflict. Local peace agreements and armed conflict transitions, Peacebuilding, DOI: 10.1080/21647259.2022.2032945

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Local peace agreements – and the way they are negotiated – challenge traditional assumptions of armed conflict as evolving on different scales: international, national, or local. Their possible impact on a conflict landscape is, thus, not one of supporting ‘big’ peace. Instead, they might contribute to shifting conflict logics and mindsets, and so possibly undermine the conditions of armed conflict beyond their immediate sphere of influence.

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