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Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This chapter analyses political corruption in Nigeria through the trajectory of a number of scandals and their background. It underscores the resilience ...
political corruption, power preservation, resource curse, clientelism, 'war chest', Nigeria
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2016
After the war broke out again in the border areas between the Sudans, a trading pattern known earlier as the “peace markets” reemerged. In ...
war, Border, Coping mechanisms, markets, Sumbuk, trade, Livelihoods, Sudan, South Sudan, Southern Kordofan State
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Political violence in post-civil war Lebanon Are Knudsen and Nasser Yassin The peace in between. P
Report in External Series | Apr 2014
While the crisis in South Sudan that started in December 2013 was triggered by a power struggle in the ruling party (SPLM), the causes for the rapid breakdown ...
Journal Article | Nov 2010
This article analyses political assassinations in post-civil war Lebanon. Targeted assassinations intensified during the transitional period from war ...
assassinations, impunity, Lebanon
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Visions of peace and the means of violence have been strategically joined at the very foundation of the international engagement in Afghanistan since ...
Book Chapter | Aug 2010
From refugees to revolutionaries: Camp-based Palestinians in post-civil war Lebanon Are Knudsen Gl
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
Event | 4 Nov 2013
Women’s protection needs in war zones has been brought to the forefront of the international security agenda. It is argued that women and children ...
News | 27 Mar 2014
During the recent revolution in Egypt, Simon Bolívar- a man from a different war, a different century and a different continent- was watched over and embraced by protestors as a symbol for their struggle. Why?
Event | 17 Mar 2015
Den verdensledende forfatteren og Angola-forskeren Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, snakker om sin kritikerroste nye bok ”Magnificent and Beggar Land – Angola since the civil war.”