How Can Peace be Measured?

Hosted by the European Institute and the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, Department of International

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House


Richard Caplan

Richard Caplan

University of Oxford

Mary Kaldor

Mary Kaldor

Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, LSE


Denisa Kostovicova

Denisa Kostovicova

European Institute, LSE

Billions of dollars are spent each year in support of efforts to build peace in countries emerging from violent conflict. But how do we know that the peace being built is a stable peace? The panel discusses challenges of measuring peace consolidation.

Speaker: Professor Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford and author of Measuring Peace: Principles, Practices, and Politics (OUP, 2019)

Discussant: Professor Mary Kaldor (@KaldorM), Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science

Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova (@DenisaKost), Associate Professor in Global Politics, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

This event is hosted by The Conflict and Civil Society Unit (@LSE_CCS) and The European Institute.


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