Post Tagged with: "peace"

The Study of Peace and Conflict: in Need of (Intellectual) Insurgency?

The Study of Peace and Conflict: in Need of (Intellectual) Insurgency?

Why do we associate resistance with violence, despite the fact that nonviolent revolt is common and far more effective than violent insurgency?

Realism and Peaceful Change

Realism and Peaceful Change

Realism may sometimes bring ‘peace’, but it is always conditioned by power and serving the interests of some actors whilst going against the interests of others.

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

This collection of plays exposes the reader to the multifaceted layers of the lengthy conflict and the different ways in which lived experiences are enacted.

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

To overcome the ‘epistemological gap’ that reflects the limits of our current knowledge it is imperative for scholars to study war and peace together.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

In the West Bank and Gaza, municipal leaders do truly thankless and heroic tasks every day.  Let them represent their people.

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Escape From A Liberal-Colonial IR: Hints of a 21st Century Peace

Orthodox IR colludes with liberal-colonial peace. We need to rethink peace. What is missing is not sterile critical thinking but a focus on people’s mobility and agency.

Sudan’s President Bashir Was Almost Arrested and We Thought of You

Sudan’s President Bashir Was Almost Arrested and We Thought of You

If we are ever going to actually end genocide, we need to intervene while it’s happening, not apologize or regret our lack of action years later, after it ends.

Pakistan and India: Is Peace Possible?

Pakistan and India: Is Peace Possible?

Pakistan and India have lot to share with and learn from. The present and future international relations are tilting towards inter-state economic cooperation.

Democratic Peace Theory: Is the Patient Terminally Ill or Recuperable?

Democratic Peace Theory: Is the Patient Terminally Ill or Recuperable?

Although DPT in its current form is a dubious conceptual tool, a promising way to ‘repair’ the theory is to find points of convergence with competing explanations

Accountability, Peace, Development and Democracy in Bangladesh

Accountability, Peace, Development and Democracy in Bangladesh

The European Union should promote a dialogue between political forces in Bangladesh that will allow a return to stability and normal democratic means to contest power.

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