Understanding Violence and Political Markets in Africa and the Middle East

Conflict Research Programme

The Conflict Research Programme aimed 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 were Iraq, Syria, South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


LSE Conflict Research Programme LSE_CRP

As we wrap up the #ConflictResearchProgramme, we remember the launch approximately 7 months ago of this poignant ex… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

3 weeks ago

Reply Retweet Favorite

LSE Conflict Research Programme LSE_CRP

RT @WorldPeaceFdtn: This @LSE_CRP paper reflects on Somalia's elections in light of the underlying political economy and political marketpl…

Reply Retweet Favorite

Contact us


0207 849 4631


Conflict Research Programme, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE