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Photo by Lachlan Donald on Unsplash Workshop on Institutional legacies of violent conflict
12 May 202213 May 2022
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6b, Helsinki, Finland
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Blog
The 2022 energy shock

The price and availability of energy is fundamental to the health of the global economy...

Natural resources Energy resources Armed conflict
Blog
What political science can tell us about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rightly stirred outrage against an act of naked aggression, and sympathy for the plight of ordinary Ukrainians forced to flee their homes and to become refugees...

War Armed conflict
Blog
Zelenskiy’s wartime transformation: From comedian to national hero
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Shock over the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022 continues to be felt...

War Armed conflict
Blog
From conflict preventor to security actor: European Peace Facility, Ukraine, and the evolution of EU’s role

Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine has catalysed the European Union (EU) — criticised as a paper tiger yet acknowledged to evolve through crises — to take concrete steps in security and defence action...

War Armed conflict
Blog
Why Russian brutality may backfire: A political violence perspective
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been fast shifting into a new phase, one many observers have noted is marked by increasing levels of Russian brutality and harm toward Ukraine’s population...

War Armed conflict
Blog
Superpowers, super-spoilers, and hybrid warfare: What the new Cold War means for global cooperation
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Last week we woke up to a conflict that had echoes of the Second World War, the Cold War, and the last two decades of hybrid conflict all mixed into one. It is difficult to look beyond the immediate suffering and scale of violations in Ukraine...

Conflict War Armed conflict
Blog
Learning from conflicts past: What recent history of Abkhazia tells us about the future of Donetsk and Luhansk

The recognition of disputed territories as independent states rarely brings underlying conflicts to an end...

Armed conflict War
Working Paper
Community organization and armed group behaviour: Evidence from Colombia

This paper investigates how armed groups affect the organization of local communities during armed conflict in Colombia...

Armed conflict Institutions Colombia
Working Paper
The effects of wartime institutions on households’ ability to cope with shocks: Evidence for Colombia

This paper studies the legacies of wartime institutions, measured as rebelocracy, on the ability of households to cope with negative income shocks...

Armed conflict Institutions Migration
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