Promoting innovative research and informed policy on conflict and security.
SCSR is an interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to supporting research, and informing public and policy debate, on issues of conflict and security. Its ambition is to advance understanding of, and to challenge established orthodoxies on, conflict and security, through rigorous and theoretically reflective scholarship and engagement.
- Organised by International Alert, the Royal Commonwealth Society and the School of Global Studies at Sussex
- Next Peace Talks: 12 June 'Congolese Prospects: Land and Minerals - resources for peace?'
18.30 Commonwealth Club, London
- RSVP by 10th June to email@example.com
- Tweet feed from Peace Talks 4 'War, Peace and Faith: the ambiguous role of religion in conflict' 22 April, available here: sfy.co/gIS3
Critical War Studies:
- Workshop being held on 11 September 2013 at Sussex - Critical War Studies: emerging field, developing agendas
- Call for Papers here
- What is left out when critical reflection on armed conflict is conducted under the sign of ‘security’?
- What are the forms of contemporary militarism?
- How can the discourses and practices of fighting, transition to ‘peace’, war preparation and military and strategic thought be engaged reflexively?
- How might militaries be understood as sites of subaltern labour, resistance and critique?
Israeli-Palestinian Water Cooperation:
- Cooperation or instrument of control?
- Policy Brief released:
Water Cooperation - or Instrument of Control?
- World Water Day Friday 22 March
- 2013 is UN International Year of Water Cooperation
- What is water cooperation?
- What different forms can it take?
- Is it always a good thing?
The Colombian Peace Process
- Researcher's six recommendations for ending Colombia's civil war
- Policy Brief:
‘Ending Colombia’s Internal Conflict: Prospects for Peace with the FARC and Beyond’
- La version en español:
El fin del conflicto interno en Colombia: Perspectivas de Paz con las FARC y más allá
SCSR seeks to:
- showcase and publicise the wealth of Sussex research on conflict and security
- promote collaborative research projects both at Sussex and with external partners
- organise regular conferences, workshops, lectures and seminars
- influence for the better public and policy debates on conflict and security.
It is directed and coordinated from the Department of International Relations but brings together members from across Sussex.
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