Post Tagged with: "Conflict"

Interview – Lucy Scott

Interview – Lucy Scott

Lucy Scott tells us about her PhD research on the British military intervention in Sierra Leone, the legacy of the intervention and gives her advice to young scholars.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

Interview – George Butler

Interview – George Butler

Reportage artist, George Butler, talks to us about his work drawing the news in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, as well the future for young Syrians and his Hands Up Foundation.

Interview – Abbey Steele

Interview – Abbey Steele

Abbey Steele talks to us about the Colombian conflict, forms of displacement, the practice of ‘subcontracted state-building’, her fieldwork in Colombia and women in IR.

Interview – Mike Martin

Interview – Mike Martin

Mike Martin discusses his career in the British Army and risk management, recent negotiations between the US and the Taliban, and the importance of ideology in conflict.

Fixing Ruptured Masculinities: Reflections from Kashmir

Fixing Ruptured Masculinities: Reflections from Kashmir

A façade of nationalism, security and religion is successfully curated under which the masculine politics dances relentlessly.

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Review – Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans

Mujanović’s book outlines the crisis of democracy and failure of Western efforts to democratise the Balkan region but offers pessimism as well as hope for the future.

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Good Cop, Bad Cop

European Allies must decide whether or not to honor America as a global intervener by naming the new NATO headquarters building after John McCain.

Conflict and Migration in the Middle East: Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Conflict and Migration in the Middle East: Syrian Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

The Syrian crisis has transformed Middle Eastern migration. New refugee camps has given a new dimension to the debate on the forms of refugee settlement.

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play

The intent to destabilize and weaken a state or community with persistent, non-military-based attacks is changing the ways in which war is understood.

Review – Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics

Review – Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics

This book is a bold effort to understand the complex debates on the issue of sexual violence against men, incorporating a range of perspectives and reflective pieces.

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?

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

Educating Conflict Management and Practicing Peacebuilding: The Case of Lebanon

Peer learning in higher education can help to align peacebuilding theory and practice, scholars and practitioners, thus putting research to work for sustainable peace.

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