Prevention, management and resolution
Torino,
29 June-10 July 2020

The Engaging Conflict Summer School is designed to equip committed students, early-career researchers and professionals with advanced tools to critically understand conflict and tackle it as a dynamic reality. Engaging Conflict's faculty draws from a unique spectrum of expertise to train a select group of participants in assessing the complexity of conflict and post-conflict scenarios, and evaluating the relevance and impact of different policy choices or normative standings, from non-intervention to conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

The Engaging Conflict Summer School is designed to equip committed students, early-career researchers and professionals with advanced tools to critically understand conflict and tackle it as a dynamic reality. Engaging Conflict's faculty draws from a unique spectrum of expertise to train a select group of participants in assessing the complexity of conflict and post-conflict scenarios, and evaluating the relevance and impact of different policy choices or normative standings, from non-intervention to conflict prevention.

Introduction to the Engaging Conflict Summer School
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Event
27/10/2020
Year-Long Engaging Conflict 2020
T.wai

Year-Long Engaging Conflict is a series of online seminars addressing some of the most critical issues in peace and conflict studies. Drawing from the themes and faculty of the Engaging Conflict Summer School, the seminars aim at critically exploring the complex dynamics of conflict as well as the relevance and impact of different research agendas, policy choices and normative standing.

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Event
3/5/2020
Engaging Conflict 2020: moving to online format
Organizing committee

Due to the global pandemic, Engaging Conflict 2020 will be held in online format.

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T.note
14/1/2020
The contribution of civil society organizations in responding to terrorism in Uganda
Helen Nambalirwa Nkabala, Kanakulya Dickson, Venerandah Mbabazi

Measures to counter extreme violence are often assumed to be effective when in fact more research and analysis is required to better understand their actual effectiveness and impact. Most studies on African responses to terrorism focus solely on state-led interventions, with little attention being paid to non-state agency. Acknowledging this gap, in 2016, Makerere University launched a research project funded by the United States Institute for Peace on the nature, impact and effectiveness of counter-terrorism and peacebuilding activities carried out by non-state actors, particularly CSOs.

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