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UPDATED Call for papers – Conference on Economics and Security 2017

Josselin Droff January 18, 2017 Tags: , , , , News, Uncategorized No comments
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The 21st Annual Conference on Economics and Security will take place on 22nd and 23rd June 2017 at the Royal Military Academy, Brussels.

This Conference is organized by Cind Du Bois (Royal Military Academy Brussels), Caroline Buts (Vrije Universiteit Brussels) and Paul Dunne (University of Cape Town).

Organisers welcome contributions from economists, political scientists and others from around the world to share ideas and discuss the future developments in different research areas related to peace and security.

Abstracts (up to 300 words) should be submitted before 1st April 2017 to be considered for the conference.

More information on the conference as well as a submission tool for titles and abstracts can be found at:


For further information and submitting a paper or panel proposal, you can contact Cind Du Bois at cindy.dubois@rma.ac.be or Caroline Buts at caroline.buts@vub.be

Call to participants – CESPIC Summer School “War, reconstruction and establishment of peace from the roots of war to the establishment of a lasting Peace”

Josselin Droff June 7, 2016 Tags: , , , News No comments
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Scheduled on September, 19-23, 2016, the Summer School “War, reconstruction and establishment of peace from the roots of war to the establishment of a lasting Peace” aims to provide a group of international graduate students with scientific pillars about roots of war, peace and issues in peacebuilding.

In line with Peace Science tradition, the interdisciplinary program involves disciplines such as economics, political science, international relations and history. The Summer school is designed for graduate students with a strong interest in the scientific study of Peace that are either willing to proceed to advanced graduate studies or to become future practitioners in the field of international relations and peacebuilding.

In order to favor a fruitful and open dialogue with the faculty, there will be a limited number of participants. Since a first-come first-served criterion will be also considered for selection please apply early, as space in the program is limited.

Attending faculty

Tobias Böhmelt, University of Essex (International Mediation and Third-Party Intervention)

Vincenzo Bove, University of Warwick (Peacekeeping)

Raul Caruso, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Introduction to Peace Economics)

Han Dorussen, University of Essex (Institution and Peace Building)

Scott Gates, PRIO (Inter-Ethnic and Inter-Religious Conflicts)

Arzu Kibris, Sabanci University (Political Violence in Post-Cold War Era)

Christos Kollias, Thessaly University (Military Expenditures and Economic Development)

Mansoob Murshed, ISS and Birmingham University (Issues in Post-Conflict Reconstruction)

Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona (State Capacity and Conflict)

Classes will be held on 19-23 September at the Catholic University Our Lady of Good Counsel in Tirana, Albania. The Summer School is organized within the activities of CESPIC (Centro Europeo di Scienza della Pace, Integrazione e Cooperazione).

Accommodation: accommodation solutions can be provided within the campus which is located in downtown Tirana.

Fee: 500 euros. A small number of grants can be provided.

For further information: www.unizkm.al/index.php/it/hom/primo-piano/news-eventi/680-cespic-summer-school

To apply, please contact: pr@unizkm.al and send a detailed curriculum vitae and other relevant information about you. References are not required but they are welcome. Submit your application by September 1st.