Tag Archive: Conflict and Security

Professor McCandless to Attend International Scholar and Policy Discussions on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

Wilton Park conference Dr. McCandless is attending a workshop on “Measuring Peace Consolidation” at Wilton Park, in the UK, 15-17 October 2014.  The meeting is reflecting on how to ensure better practice to guide multilateral organizations and donors in their stabilization and rebuilding of conflict-affected states as they emerge from violence. The organizers of this meeting …

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Dr. Erin McCandles Publishes in “Building Peace”

Dr. McCandless has recently published a short piece on “Non-state Actors and Competing Sources of Legitimacy in Conflict-Affected Settings,” in the “Latest Insights” section of “Building Peace” – an online forum for peace and security hosted by the Alliance for Peacebuilding. All are encouraged to tweet and retweet about this blog – either through web-link …

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Professor Terra Lawson-Remer featured on HBO’s VICE Documentary Series

GPIA Professor Terra Lawson-Remer was featured on HBO’s Vice Documentary Series in an episode in season 2 focusing on The Resource Curse. Lawson-Remer was contacted by HBO to provide expert opinion on the situation in Papua New Guinea where abundant natural resources are fueling civil conflict and environmental destruction instead of contributing to peace and prosperity. Having written extensively …

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Looking Back at Women’s History Month at Milano

In March Milano celebrated Women’s History Month by engaging students, alumnae, faculty, and staff in conversations about women’s role in challenging orthodoxy, workplace leadership, and the media. On March 14 the panel discussion entitled “Feminist Critique: Contributions to International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy“ highlighted and debated the unique contributions of feminist perspectives in pursuing alternative analyses, frameworks, and movements in …

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Book Launch: Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, co-edited by GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Today is the official book launch for Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, a publication co-edited by GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. The book is a product of JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI)’s five-year research project, and analyzes the interactions of horizontal inequalities (HIs), people’s perceptions and institutions, as well as their impacts on stability and conflict risks in sub-Saharan African countries.

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