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Institutional legacies of violent conflict: Research papers and collaborating researchers

The project will produce and/or commission 40 research papers during 2021-2022. The list below will be updated on a rolling basis. 

Research paper topic Author(s)
Political legacies of fascism in Spain Laia Balcells, Professor, Georgetown University
Resistance and fascism legacies in Germany Leonid PeisakhinAssistant Professor, New York University
Legacies of WWII and fascism in Italy Andrea Ruggeri, Professor, University of Oxford  
Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Countering Islamic radicalization in northern Mozambique: Radio campaigning for peace Pedro Vicente, Professor, Nova school of business and economics
Youth, conflict and peacebuilding Henrik Urdal, Director, The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Democracy and legacies of armed conflict Cyrus Samii, Associate Professor, New York University
Institutional legacies of violent conflict: A Theoretical framework Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Civic legacies of wartime governance Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Wolfgang Stojetz, Senior Researcher, International Security and Development Center
The effects of wartime institutions on households’ ability to cope with shocks: Evidence for Colombia Ana Arjona, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Juan Camilo Cardenas, Professor, Universidad de los Andes
Ana Maria Ibanez, Professor, Universidad de los Andes
Julián Arteaga, PhD student, Universidad de los Andes
Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Governing a pandemic: State capacity, non-state armed groups and COVID-19 Francesco Iacoella, Researcher, UNU-MERIT
Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Bruno Martorano, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University/UNU-MERIT  
Pierfrancesco Rolla, PhD Candidate, Institute of Development Studies    
Do pandemics lead to rebellion? Policy responses to COVID-19 and protests in USA Francesco Iacoella, Researcher, UNU-MERIT
Patricia Justino, Senior Research Fellow, UNU-WIDER
Bruno Martorano, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University/UNU-MERIT
Links between cease fire agreements and changes in violence/conflict Alex Armand Assistant Professor, NOVA School of Business and Economics
Protests in post-ISIS Iraq Daniel Silverman, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University
Growth in fragile countries Eric Werker, Professor, Simon Fraser University
Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER
How the UN should reimagine its concept of peacebuilding Adam Day, Director of Programmes, UNU-CPR
How have armed groups in Nigeria and Colombia taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and to what effect Siobhan O’Neil, Project Director, UNU-CPR
Forced displacement as a strategy of counterinsurgency and social control Shelley Liu, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
Effects of rebel governance for state-building processes in South Sudan Toon Dirkx, PhD Candidate, University of Basel/swisspeace
Revolutions in Post-Conflict Democracies  Chantal Berman, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
Relationship between the political representation of minorities and conflict Sonia Bhalotra, Professor, Warwick University
Different pathways following mass violence in Rwanda and Burundi  Omar McDoom, Assistant Professor, LSE
Political Life after Ethnic War  Sarah Daly, Assistant Professor, Columbia University
The Political Economy of Indirect Rule: Armed Groups in Eastern Congo Gauthier Marchais, Research Fellow at IDS, University of Sussex
Legacies of Wartime Order in Northern Ireland: Punishment Attacks and Social Control Kristin Bakke, Professor, University College London 
The legacy of conflict: aggregate evidence from Sierra Leone Tillman Hönig, Research Associate, UNU-WIDER