Thursday, 08 October 2015

High-level panel discussion on the threat of SALW in New York

On 01 October 2015, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted a high-level panel discussion on the threat of Small Arms and Light Weapons proliferation on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
Category: Events

Tuesday, 06 October 2015

Commentary: The case of Kunduz

In their commentary "The case of Kunduz: A plea for critical analysis rather than military activism", Katja Mielke and Conrad Schetter, researchers at BICC, call for a critical analysis of the Bundeswehr deployment to Afghanistan. “The question isn’t whether or not more soldiers ought to be deployed to Afghanistan, but rather what has been neglected during their deployment.”
Category: Press, Highlight

Monday, 05 October 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.
Category: Events, Highlight

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.
Category: Press

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.
Category: Events

Thursday, 03 September 2015

“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”.
Category: Events

Thursday, 03 September 2015

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).
Category: Events

Monday, 10 August 2015

Photo exhibition “A CALL FOR ARMS” in Berlin

On the occasion of the Open Day of the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, BICC will be showing the photo exhibition “A CALL FOR ARMS – Community Security and Arms Control in Darfur” in the “Blue Hall” (Blaue Halle) at the Foreign Office on 29 and 30 August 2015.
Category: Events

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.
Category: Press

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”.
Category: Events