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Peace is closer to home than we think

Discussion of the book The Frontlines of Peace by Séverine Autesserre Riccardo Biggi – Bachelor Student Linguistics University of Amsterdam Séverine Autessere’s book The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World (Oxford University Press, 2020) is a … Continue reading

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Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR), a Challenge for Peace Research

By Kees Kingma. For over two decades, I have been involved with numerous policies and programmes to disarm, demobilize and support the socioeconomic reintegration of former combatants.  Usually, this was in countries which were exiting a violent conflict.  My involvement … Continue reading

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The extraordinary story of Cherán

A blog from the winner of the Visions on Peace master thesis prize 2020, Ana Gabriela Rojo Fierro, about her research in Mexico. “Probably of all our feelings the only one that is not truly ours is hope. Hope belongs … Continue reading

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De eigen logica van vrede

Door Gijsbert van Iterson-Scholten Het gaat goed met de vredeswetenschappen in Nederland. Tenminste, aan steeds meer universiteiten worden programma’s in ‘war and peace’, ‘peace and conflict’ of ‘conflict studies’ aangeboden. Een minor ‘vredeswetenschappen’ is er echter niet. Ook internationaal wordt … Continue reading

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Inclusie als voorwaarde voor vrede

Door Rosanne Anholt De gewelddadige dood van George Floyd op 25 mei was er één in een lange reeks zwarte slachtoffers van Amerikaans politiegeweld. Nog nooit is racisme zo duidelijk het onderwerp van gesprek geweest – tussen vrienden en familie, … Continue reading

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