Thursday, 07 March 2019

New Publication \ German Salafism, Radicalisation and the Search for Prevention Strategies

In the BICC Working Paper "Theology, Therapy or Participation? German Salafism, Radicalisation and the Search for Prevention Strategies" author Marc von Boemcken analyses research approaches to the prevention of radicalisation. » more

Monday, 25 February 2019

New Publication \ Deployment of German Arms in Yemen - For a Comprehensive Arms Embargo against the War Coalition

The "Khashoggi moratorium" on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, imposed by the federal government in response to the murder of the journalist, ends on 9 March. In view of the continuing gross violation of international humanitarian law by the states involved in the war in Yemen, the latest BICC Policy Brief considers a mere extension of the moratorium to be insufficient and calls for a comprehensive arms embargo against the war coalition. » more

Thursday, 21 February 2019

New Research Project \ Trajectories of reintegration and social change

The voluntary return of refugees—e.g. to conflict areas—raises many questions about its sustainability and the medium- and long-term prospects of the returnees. A new research project of the peace and conflict research institute BICC investigates trajectories of reintegration and the impact of forced displacement, migration and return on social change in the Western Balkans, West Africa and the Middle East. » more

New publication \ “Stabilisation—For Whom and to What Ends?”

On 20 November 2018, BICC hosted an international academic conference entitled “Stabilisation—For Whom and to What Ends?” in Bonn. The recent BICC Knowledge Note 1\2019, edited by Esther Meininghaus, Katja Mielke and Max Mutschler, documents the conference’s outcomes. » more

Global Think Tank Ranking \ BICC ranked again amongst Top 100 worldwide

Based on its international experience, the peace and conflict research institute BICC provides research and advisory services in highly relevant thematic fields such as forced displacement, violent armed conflicts or the control of arms exports. » more

BICC in the Media

"Is Germany reassessing its role in Afghanistan?", Deutsche Welle, 20 March 2019 (in English)

"Friedensethik und Rüstungsexporte: Akademiegespräch mit Dr. Max M. Mutschler, BICC". Interview with Max M. Mutschler, Evangelische Akademie im Rheinland (YouTube), 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Stopp von Rüstungsexporten: "Wenn nicht jetzt, wann dann?"". Interview with Max M. Mutschler, WDR 5, 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Zukunft von millionen Kindern bedroht", Domradio, 26 February 2019 (in German)

"Germany's Afghanistan military mission: What comes next?", Deutsche Welle, 21 February 2019 (in English)

"Zunehmend Zweifel an Afghanistan-Einsatz", Deutsche Welle, 21 February 2019 (in German)

"Prof. Heinemann-Grüder zur jährlichen Ansprache von Wladimir Putin am 20.02.2019". Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder , Phoenix (YouTube), 20 February 2019 (in German)

"Conrad Schetter: US-Rückzug aus Afghanistan über andere Interessen hinweg". Interview with Conrad Schetter, SWR2, 19 February 2019 (in German)

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