• What is Peace and Conflict Studies

    December 15, 2017 by

    Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances — Mahatma Gandhi. Peace and conflict studies is a social science field that identifies and analyzes violent and nonviolent behaviors as well as the structural mechanisms attending conflicts (including social conflicts), with a view towards… Read more

  • No War With Iran Action

    January 4, 2020 by

    On January 2nd 2020, the US sent a drone to bomb an Iranian General, Qassem Soleimani. This open declaration of war from the United States is bringing the low-scale conflict between the US and Iran into a dangerous escalation point that could potentially bring more instability in the region and possibly another full-scale war in… Read more

  • A Multidisciplinary and progressive view of peace and conflict studies

    December 29, 2019 by

    The author argues that Peace and Conflict Studies serves as a comprehensive reference book that provides a lively account of peace and conflict that simultaneously stimulates the mind and tugs at the heart. There is some psychology in this book. However, the coverage is much broader and particularly generous with historical material, which gives the reader a… Read more

  • Yemen and Future Autonomous, Conflict – Peace

    December 6, 2019 by

    Despite ongoing diplomatic efforts to end the war in Yemen, populations remain at risk of war crimes and are experiencing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Fighting between Houthi rebels, members of the General People’s Congress, the Southern Transitional Council (STC), and various forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government – as well as airstrikes… Read more

  • Political change and manifestation of violence in Georgia

    November 27, 2019 by

    In 2012, for the first time in its 22 years of independence, Georgia witnessed the peaceful transfer of power through the ballot box. It was a significant development for the country’s ambitious democratisation agenda. However, the news of religious intolerance in the villages of Nigvziani, Tsintskharo and Chela, where there are substantial Muslim populations, and… Read more

  • ‘Terribly and Terrifyingly Normal’: Political Violence Targeting Women

    November 27, 2019 by

    New Data Confirm Political Violence Targeting Women is on the Rise 28 May 2019: Women around the world are facing unprecedented levels of targeted political violence. According to new data on political violence targeting women collated by the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) – in partnership with the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at… Read more

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