Friday, 20 May 2022

Ukraine–Russia War \ Views from the US and Germany

BICC cordially invites to an online discussion with Professor Thomas R. Mockaitis, DePaul University, Chicago, and Professor Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, BICC, on 1 June 2022, 16:00–17:30 hrs (Berlin time). » more

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Online event \ Toward Urban Water Security: What works, when and why?

The Bonn Water Network cordially invites you to its webinar ‘Toward Urban Water Security: What works, when and why?’ on Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 05:00-06:30 PM (CET). In this seminar, Corrine Cash, Mount Allison University, and Larry Swatuk, University of Waterloo, critically reflect on the appropriate entry points for urban water security. » more

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Dossier \ War in Ukraine

In the following dossier, you will find analyses and opinions by BICC researchers and associates. BICC deals with global issues of peace and conflict research such as the mobilisation or demobilisation of violent actors, arms exports and forced displacement. » more

New publication \ Pro-government armed militias in the Sahel: ”Conflict solvers” or “spoilers of peace”?

International military interventions in the Sahel have so far failed to help improve the conflict situation in the region. At the same time, militias supported by the regional governments are actively involved in the fight against Islamist movements. The Paper "Today’s solution, tomorrow’s problem? An analysis of West African practices in the use of pro-government militias" examines how the operation of these groups affects violence against civilians. This is the first of a row of SAD-Nexus... » more

War in Eastern Ukraine \ Lessons learned so far from the Ukraine conflict

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops has triggered the most severe crisis in East–West relations since 1989/90. In a book, recently published in German, BICC researcher Andreas Heinemann-Grüder and his co-authors attempt to draw conclusions for security policy, conflict prevention and crisis management. » more

BICC in the Media

Osteuropa-Experte Heinemann-Grüder: China könnte Sicherheitsgarantien für Ukraine geben. Press Release by Kölische Rundschau, 10 May 2022 (in German)

Rede von Wladimir Putin zur Militärparade in Russland anlässlich des Kriegsgedenkens am 09.05.22. Comments by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Phoenix, 09 May 2022 (in German)

Eine realitätsferne Ideologie. Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Deutsche Welle, 9 May 2022 (in Russian)

Aufrüstung der Bundeswehr. Bedarfsorientierte Sicherheitspolitik für friedliche und nachhaltige Entwicklung. Markus Bayer and Max Mutschler, 17Ziele Blog, 6 May 2022 (in German)

"Wir haben Putin mitproduziert": Konfliktforscher über Versäumnisse im Krieg gegen die Ukraine. Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, MDR Thüringen Podcast, 04 May 2022 (in German)