Current Projects

What we are currently researching


The unit is working on three main projects which focus on conflict and peacbuilding in different areas of the globe. 


The Conflict Research Programme (CRP)

Violence and political markets in Africa and the Middle East

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Legitimacy and Citizenship in the Arab World

Bridging the gap between external interventions and local experiences

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Whole of Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding (WOSCAP)

Improving EU capabilities in conflict prevention and peacebuilding

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Crowdsourcing Conflict and Peace Events in the Syrian Conflict

A database capturing the complex situation in Syria

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LSE Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit LSE_CCS

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Contact us


Research Unit Administrator, Amy Crinnion


Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE