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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NEW BLOG | In the context of the #Somali civil war, this blog focuses on the long-term effects of violence experien… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LSE Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit LSE_CCS

Earlier this summer, the Conflict Research Programme was asked to submit evidence to support the UK's Integrated Re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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