Thursday, 24 September 2015

International Conference “Networks of Organised Violence”

BICC cordially invites to the one-day international academic conference “Networks of Organised Violence” in Bonn. The aim of this conference is to view current dynamics of networks of organised violence from different academic angles and to discuss various methodological approaches. » more

Monday, 28 September 2015

Commentary \ “Military barracks for profit? A critical reflection on conversion in Italy”

Dr. Andrea Licata, political scientist from Italy and Associate Researcher of BICC, comments on the Italian politics of base conversion. » more

Thursday, 24 September 2015

SALW control and DDR Public Information workshop in Khartoum

On 14 of September 2015, BICC held a one-day workshop on Public Information (PI) about small arms (SALW) control and disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) in Darfur. » more

“Networks of war”: the example of Afghanistan

In the framework of the International Day of Peace in Bonn on 22 September 2015, Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, will hold a lecture on the topic of “Social networks and tribal affiliation in Afghanistan”. » more

PSSM Training in Nigeria

BICC held a two-day training course on physical security and stockpile management in Abuja, Nigeria on 12 to 13 August 2015. This training session was organised in conjunction with the Nigerian Presidential Committee for Small Arms and Light Weapons (PresCom). » more

New Publications

Isikozlu, E. & Heinke, S. (2015). Facing Organised Violence. Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials. (Knowledge Note 2) Bonn: BICC.

Korf , B. & Schetter, C. (2015). Geographien der Gewalt. Kriege, Konflikte und die Ordnung des Raumes im 21. Jahrhundert. (Studienbücher der Geographie) Stuttgart: Borntraeger.




International Conference "Networks of Organised Violence", 28 October at Universitätsclub, Bonn.




"Taliban-Offensive: Herbe Niederlage für das Selbstverständnis Deutschlands" Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in Sputnik Deutschland, 2 October 2015

"Kundus nach der Bundeswehr" Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in WDR Aktuelle Stunde, 30 September 2015

"Aktuelle Lage in Kundus - Gespräch mit Afghanistanexperte Conrad Schetter zur Eroberung von Kundus durch die Taliban" Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in Bayern2, 30 September 2015

"Taliban erobern Kundus - Afghanistan am Rande des Bürgerkriegs?" Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in, 29 September 2015

"Der verdrängte Krieg: Nichts ist gut in Afghanistan - oder doch?" Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German, mp3), in hr-iNFO, 18 August 2015


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