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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BLOG | Demilitarising #Iraq’s security sector, & transitioning ‘from green to blue’ i.e., from army, federal police… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TOMORROW | Knowledge Production in the #GlobalSouth: Launching the (Silent) Voices: Bukavu Expo There's still time… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


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