Understanding Violence and Political Markets in Africa and the Middle East

Conflict Research Programme

The Conflict Research Programme aims to understand why contemporary violence is so difficult to end and to analyse the underlying political economy of violence with a view to informing policy. Our research sites are Iraq, Syria, South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


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RT @LSEMiddleEast: If you weren’t able to make it to yesterday evening’s event with ⁦@samdagher⁩, the podcast is now online! #LSESyria htt…

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NEW | Ahead of our event tomorrow, we are pleased to share with you the new report from the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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