Wednesday, 29 July 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

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

New Publication: “Facing Organised Violence”

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, BICC hosted an international academic conference on “Facing Organised Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials”. BICC Knowledge Note 2/2015 documents the contributions to and discussions of the conference. » more

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Culture and Foreign Policy in Refugee Camps

Ifa (Institut für Auslands-beziehungen – Institut for International Cultural Relations) and BICC are pleased to invite to the one-day workshop “Culture and Foreign Policy in Refugee Camps”. » more

BICC-Workshop at the Global Media Forum 2015

More than 100 representatives of the media and civil society participated in BICC’s workshop “Fighting gun cultures—Challenges for research, practice, diplomacy and the media” on 23 June 2015 at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2015. » more

Peacekeeping at the crossroads: Current challenges for the United Nations

In the lecture series “The United Nations at 70: Fit for ‘The Future we want’?” Conrad Schetter, Director for Research, BICC, and Francesco Galtieri, Chief, Peace Programming Section, UN Volunteers (UNV) will give a talk “Peacekeeping at the crossroads: Current challenges for the United Nations” (in English). » 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.

 

 

Press Release

Djeralar Miankeol free: "Die unbequeme Stimme der Wahrheit" (in German), Podcast, 31 July 2015

"Human rights activist sentenced to two years of prison in Chad". Press Release of AK Rohstoffe (in English, French and German), 14 July 2015

Radio Feature

"Vergewaltigung als Kriegsstrategie" Feature with Elvan Isikozlu, Bayern2 (in German), 11 July 2015

Interview

"Ein Schrecken ohne Ende? Talibanangriff auf Parlament in Kabul". Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in Detektor.fm, 22 June 2015

"Afghanistan-Experte Conrad Schetter: Die Taliban dürfen nicht ausgegrenzt werden". Interview with Conrad Schetter (in German), in Südwest Presse, 13 June 2015

BICC in the Media

"Griechisches Militär - Unser bester Kunde", Zeit-Online, 1 August 2015 (in German)

"Waffenexporte, Sanktionen: Friedensforscher rügen deutsche Sicherheitspolitik", Spiegel online, 9 June 2015 (in German)

"Friedensforscher plädieren für Kontakte zum "Islamischen Staat", Deutsche Welle, 9 June 2015 (in German)

"Konfliktforscher fordern verstärkte Hilfe für Terroropfer", Deutschlandfunk, 9 June 2015 (in German)

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