Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Global Militarisation Index 2022 \ Two Scenarios for the €100 billion Special Fund and a Juxtaposition of Russia and NATO

Every year, the Global Militarisation Index (GMI) of BICC (Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies) reflects militarisation and demilitarisation trends on the basis of the latest available figures. In 2022, the regional focus is on NATO expansion and the €100-billion Special Fund for the German armed forces, as well as rearmament in Oceania and East Asia. » more

Wednesday, 02 November 2022

BICC International Conference \ Infrastructural power at global frontier

On 29 November 2022, BICC will hold its Annual Conference entitled “Infrastructural power at global frontier: prospects for conflict and peace”. » more

Wednesday, 26 October 2022

New publication \ Third Report on the State of Extremism Research in North Rhine-Westphalia

The third Annual Research Report of the CoRE-NRW network gives a comprehensive overview of this research landscape in North Rhine-Westphalia and current projects on Islamism, right-wing extremism and cross-cutting aspects, such as anti-Semitism, racism and conspiracy narratives. » more

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 \ How to deal with armed groups in transition phases of violent conflict?

In November 2021, BICC hosted an international online conference titled “Between concepts and reality: How to deal with armed groups in transition phases of violent conflict?”. BICC Knowledge Note 1\2022 provides the key insights from the event. » more

BICC in the Media

"Autoritäre Politik & populistische Bewegungen in Osteuropa – Demokratien und der Reiz des Autoritären", Moderation by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, University of Cologne, 18 November 2022 (in English)

"Was ging schief in Afghanistan?", with a quote by Conrad Schetter, FAZ, 21 November 2022 (in German)

Rede von Wladimir Putin beim jährlichen Treffen des "Waldai-Klubs" am 27.10.22. Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Phoenix, 28 October 2022 (in German)

Andreas Heinemann-Grüder zum Wiederaufbau in der Ukraine am 24.10.22. Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Phoenix, 25 October 2022 (in German)