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Call for Papers: 14th Annual HiCN Workshop “The Economics of Peace Building” in Medellín-Colombia, 29-30 October 2018

How do households recover after civil war?  How do households make decisions about their lives and livelihoods during transitions to peace? What is the impact of demobilization programs on local economies and households? Do these processes of recovery fuel renewed conflicts? What are the most important challenges to durable peace and preventing the recurrence of […]

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Defense and Peace Economics on the political and economic perspectives of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The call for papers for a special issue of Defense and Peace Economics on the political and economic perspectives of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is now open. Guest editors of the issue are Sami Miaari, Tel Aviv University and Oxford University, and Massimiliano Cali of the World Bank. The Israeli-Palestinian (I-P) conflict is one of the longest-running […]

Call for Papers: A Micro-level Perspective on Centrifugal Societies

ISDC – International Security and Development Center, the Institute of Development Studies (UK) and the Households in Conflict Network will host an international research workshop in Berlin, Germany, on 20-21 September 2018 on the micro-level analysis of centrifugal societies. We invite submissions of complete papers or extended abstracts in any relevant discipline by 20 June 2018. […]

Call for papers: Workshop on Forced Migration Processes: Trends, Concepts and Patterns, 25-26 June 2018, Bonn

2nd International Research and Policy Workshop on Migration and Development 25-26 June 2018, Bonn, Germany Call for Papers and Posters As European, African and Middle Eastern countries struggle to manage rapid increases in forced displacement, the policy community is increasingly recognizing the role that state fragility, conflict and under-development play in displacement and irregular migration. […]

Detailed program of the 13th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Development Aid in Conflict-Affected Countries” in Brussels, 15-16 November 2017

The Households in Conflict Network (HICN) is organizing an international workshop to bring together researchers from different social sciences and countries sharing a common interest in studying the effect of outside interventions in conflict-affected areas. We invited papers that can shed light on the effect of food aid on the beneficiaries as well as the […]

Call for papers: 13th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Development Aid in Conflict-Affected Countries”, in Brussels 15-16 November 2017

13th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Development Aid in Conflict-Affected Countries”, in Brussels 15-16 November 2017 The Households in Conflict Network (HICN) is organizing an international workshop to bring together researchers from different social sciences and countries sharing a common interest in studying the effect of outside interventions in conflict-affected areas. The […]

Call for papers: 17th JAN TINBERGEN EUROPEAN PEACE SCIENCE CONFERENCE 26th-28th June 2017

The 17th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, annual meeting of NEPS, will take place at University of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13, Antwerpen, Belgium, on 26th-28th June 2017. Marijke Verpoorten will be the local host of the conference. The NEPS Lecture will be given by Branislav Slantchev, University of California San Diego. NEPS welcome presentations that […]

Report from the 12th Annual HiCN Workshop “Violent Conflict, Resilience and Agriculture: From Emergency to Development”

On 24-25 October 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) organised a joint conference in Rome, on the impact of violent conflict on the welfare, resilience and behaviour of individuals, households and communities. The workshop brought together various researchers from universities and institutes from […]

ISDC is hiring Research Assistants in Microeconomics

ISDC is a Berlin-based, non-for-profit research center conducting research, providing policy advice and building capacity on international security and socio-economic development. ISDC is unique in the global research scene for being dedicated to work exclusively on the security-development nexus. We are currently hiring Research Assistants in Applied Micro-Development. to support on-going research work on a […]

ICG and ESOC Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Economics of Conflict

Jake Shapiro and Tarek Ghani are excited to announce the new International Crisis Group and Empirical Studies of Conflict Project Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Economics of Conflict. The fellow will be primarily based in one of Crisis Group’s offices and will regularly visit ESOC members relevant to their research. The complete job ad is attached. […]

Request for Proposals to develop a methodology to assess the costs of peacebuilding needs (UN PBSO)

The UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) has engaged various stakeholders on potential methodologies to assess the costs of peacebuilding needs in conflict-affected countries. This engagement followed key recommendations of recent reports on the UN peacebuilding architecture and UN peace operations. To solicit innovative inputs, PBSO has partnered with the PeaceNexus Foundation to issue a Request […]

PhD Research Fellowship in Social Sciences at the University of Leuven

The Centre for Research on Peace and Development announces the appointment of one PhD research fellow in Social Sciences. CRPD is a multidisciplinary research centre at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium. CRPD’s multidisciplinary team conducts conceptual, empirical and applied research with the aim of improving our […]

New Publication: Peace and Conflict 2016

An authoritative source of information on violent conflicts and peacebuilding processes around the world, Peace and Conflict is an annual publication of the University of Maryland’s Center for International Development and Conflict Management and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva). The publication includes an overview of recent advances in scholarly research on […]

Call for papers: 12th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Violent Conflict, Resilience and Agriculture: From Emergency to Development”, in Rome (Italy), October 24-25, 2016

12th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Violent Conflict, Resilience and Agriculture: From Emergency to Development”, in Rome (Italy), October 24-25, 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Households in Conflict Network (HICN) are organizing an international workshop to bring together researchers from different social sciences and […]

Call for Papers: Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, 6-7 October 2016

Call for Papers: Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference, 6-7 October 2016 The Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Security and Development Center (ISDC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […]

Round Table on the Impact of Employment Programmes on Peacebuilding, Nairobi, 15.06.2016

The International Labour Organization (ILO), the Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank (WB) have teamed up for an extensive joint research on the impact of employment programmes on peacebuilding, funded by the UN-WB Fragility and Conflict Partnership Trust Fund. The research includes a literature review, country-case studies […]

Call for Papers: Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy 2016

The third edition of the Lisbon Meeting on Institutions and Political Economy will take place in Lisbon on the 19th and 20th of February 2016. This meeting consists of sessions where contributed papers are presented, and keynote speeches will be given by Toke Aidt (University of Cambridge) and Georg Vanberg (Duke University). Submission of complete […]

11th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Understanding the Role of Institutions During and After Violent Conflict”, in Toronto (Canada), November 6-7, 2015

11th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network “Understanding the Role of Institutions During and After Violent Conflict”. The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and the Households in Conflict Network (HICN) are organizing an international workshop to bring together researchers from different social sciences and countries sharing a common […]

Call for applications: summer school on impact evaluation methods in Central Asia

In June 2015 SIPRI and the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), the International Security and Development Center (ISDC) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) will offer a Summer School programme in Kyrgyzstan entitled ‘Impact Evaluation Methods in […]

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Associate

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Associate – Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption (Kampala, Uganda) Innovations for Poverty Action seeks a qualified Research Associate to monitor the implementation of the Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption (TAAC) component of the NUSAF2 program in northern Uganda, carry out qualitative follow-ups with participants, and support the survey design […]

The Institute of Development Studies is seeking new research fellows

The Institute of Development Studies is seeking to appoint new Research Fellows. As IDS approaches its 50th Anniversary under the leadership of a new Director, Professor Melissa Leach, IDS is also embarking on an exciting new strategic research agenda focusing on reducing inequality, accelerating environmental sustainability and building inclusive and secure societies. We are seeking […]