Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Conference: Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) hosted a two-day international academic conference on “Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials” from 27 to 28 October 2014 in Bonn. » more

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Public event on the occasion of BICC’s 20th anniversary

On 27 October 2014, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, BICC cordially invited to a panel discussion and an evening reception at Uniclub Bonn. The panel discussion was entitled “The new German foreign policy: responsibility and interests”. » more

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Annual Report 2014: Arms control and arms transfers are main topics

The Annual Report 2014 presents BICC’s (Bonn International Center for Conversion) implementation of its new research strategy. Problems of organised violence and the search for avenues to overcome these lie at the heart of BICC’s work. Emphasis is placed on the theme of “Arms control and arms transfers”, particularly in the Sahel region. » more

BICC launches a new logo

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) has tackled the comprehensive task of redesigning its logo and its corporate design. Both mirror the conceptual advancement in Conversion Studies of the internationally renowned institute for peace and conflict research. » more

Panel discussion: The changing face of war and peace: 1914 to 2014

On Monday, 29 September 2014, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) in co-operation with the Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia invited to the panel discussion “The changing face of war and peace: 1914 to 2014” at the Representation house in Berlin. » more


United Nations Day in Bonn, on 25 October 2014

Conference: "Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials", on 27-28 October 2014




BICC in the Media

"Die Friedensforscher vom Rhein", Generalanzeiger Bonn, 29 October 2014 (in German)

Deutsche Rüstungsexporte: Was Abgeordnete wissen dürfen, Deutschlandfunk, 20 October 2014 (in German)

"Verhandlungen im Südsudan gehen weiter - der Krieg auch", DW, 8 October 2014 (in German)

Afghans disappointed by election outcome“, DW, 21 September 2014 (in English)


"Afghanistan: Drogenproduktion auf Höchststand“ (Interview with Conrad Schetter, in German);, 22 October 2014

"Zur wirtschaftlichen Bedeutung deutscher Rüstungsexporte" (Interview mit Jan Grebe, in German), ARD Mittagsmagazin, 21 October 2014

Afghanistan: "Eine Regierung mit kurzem Verfallsdatum" (Interview with Conrad Schetter, in German), ZDF, 29 September 2014

"Die Rüstungsindustrie braucht eine Diät" (Interview with Marc von Boemcken, in German), ZDF, 5 September 2014

"Lässt sich Frieden lernen?" (Conrad Schetter in "Tagesgespräch", in German), WDR 5, 1 September 2014


Flyer Deutsch, Konversionsfoschrung für eine friedliche Welt

Flyer English, Conversion Studies for a more peaceful world