Conflict Resolution

Interview – Chris Blattman

E-International Relations • Jul 27 2022 • Features

Chris Blattman discusses the causes and unlikeliness of armed conflict and how it can be avoided.

Interview – Roger Mac Ginty

E-International Relations • Jul 15 2022 • Features

Roger Mac Ginty discusses peacebuilding, everyday practices and peace, and the field of peace and conflict studies.

Opinion – Are Peacemakers Really Blessed?

Mukesh Kapila • Nov 4 2021 • Articles

Premature awards to Henry Kissinger, Aung San Suu Kyi and Abiy Ahmed indicate that ‘God’ and the Nobel Committee don’t always keep the same standards.

Nagorno-Karabakh: The Endless Conflict in the Black Garden

Roland Benedikter • Jul 14 2021 • Articles

For Nagorno-Karabakh, any conflict resolution strategy will have to move consciously between what is possible and what cannot be influenced.

Post-Genocide Rwanda’s Struggle to ‘Never Forget’ and Move On

Nico Edwards • Apr 30 2021 • Articles

The ‘holism’ of Rwandan transitional justice intimates a rare kind of survivor’s justice challenging claims that view Rwanda as a case of Justice without Reconciliation.

The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: Lessons from Oslo

David J. Wilcox • Sep 14 2020 • Articles

Whilst the peace process remains stagnant between Israel and the PA, there is space, opportunity and a need for below track I ½ and track II discussions to develop.

What Determines The Implementation of Civil War Peace Agreements?

Anurug Chakma • Aug 16 2020 • Articles

Perspectives ranging from commitment theory and the spoiler model, to the peace–justice framework, political regime and leadership theories explain why some agreements relapse while others continue.

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

Mariano Alvarez • Mar 17 2020 • Articles

The rise of paradiplomatic activity, which has been recognized and normalized, should not be seen as a displacement of the state but as its complement within IR.

Sustaining Peace and Internal Self-Determination in the UN Perspective

Cristiana Carletti • Mar 17 2020 • Articles

Peace agreement’s hybrid self-determination component demonstrate how international and local actors can impact the establishment post-conflict environment domestically.

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Jordi Tejel • Feb 8 2020 • Features

Allsopp and van Wilgenburg draw on interviews to provide a detailed and less romanticized account of the emergence, consolidation and crisis of the DAA in Northern Syria.

#ElParoNoPara: Peace, Protests, and Performances of Solidarity in Colombia

Shauna N. Gillooly • Jan 12 2020 • Articles

Colombia’s historic, ongoing protests along with systematic structural violence and positive peace continues to impact the 2016 peace accords and transitional justice.

Conflict Resolution and the UN Peacekeeping Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

Agossou Lucien Ahouangan • Feb 25 2019 • Articles

Conflict resolution should be more than ending violence; it should be rebuilding a society and the ties among the population that were severed by conflict.

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