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Rudolf, M. (2018, July). Rückkehr in ein friedliches Myanmar? Eine Illusion verabschiedet sich (BICC Policy Brief series No. 8/2018). Bonn: BICC.

For many people in Myanmar, forced recruitment, landmines and religious discrimination are causes of displacement and obstacles to return. In BICC Policy Brief 8 \ 2018, Markus Rudolf analyzes the current conflicts and formulates recommendations for handling forced displacement in Myanmar from the... more

Rudolf, M., & Schmitz-Pranghe, C. (2018, July). Beyond aid: The continuous struggle to cope with displacement in Myanmar and Thailand (BICC Working Paper series No. 1/2018). Bonn: BICC.

Multi-party elections and the signing of a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) in 2015 raised hopes in the international community of a possible settlement of Myanmar’s protracted conflict and one of the world’s worst protracted displacement situations (PDS) in the near future. Yet conflicts in... more

Rudolf, M. (2017, April). Wanted: Good Governance—Protection of minorities and human rights in northern Iraq (BICC Policy Brief series No. 2/2017). Bonn: BICC.

Dealing with the aftermath of the current situation in northern Iraq requires a mid-and a long-term strategy. The author of BICC Policy Brief 2 \ 2017 “Wanted: Good Governance—Protection of minorities and human rights in northern Iraq”, Markus Rudolf, stresses that both have to recognize... more

Rudolf, M. (2016). Casamance Secession: National Narratives of Marginalization and Integration. In C. Højbjerg, J. Knörr, & W. Murphy (Eds.), Politics and Policies in Upper Guinea Coast Societies: Change and Continuity (pp. 187-202). New York: Palgrave Macmillan US.

This book examines the radical changes in social and political landscape of the Upper Guinea Coast region over the past 30 years as a result of civil wars, post-war interventions by international, humanitarian agencies and peacekeeping missions, as well as a regional public health crisis (Ebola... more

Bohnet, H., Mielke, K., Rudolf, M., Schetter, C., & Vollmer, R. (2015, December). Protected Rather Than Protracted: Strengthening Displaced Persons in Peace Processes (BICC Working Paper series No. 3/2015). Bonn: BICC.

This Paper reviews the current state of the art on the return of displaced persons as a durable solution for long-term displacement situations. It outlines the impact, challenges and actors involved in the return process. The Paper shows that present understandings of return, protracted situations... more

Bohnet, H., & Rudolf, M. (2015, October). Voluntary Return of Refugees: Chances for Peace and Sustainable Development? (BICC Policy Brief series No. 3/2015). Bonn: BICC.

By the end of 2014, 6.4 million refugees found themselves in protracted situations that have been in place for over five years, and numbers are rising. Could return be a solution to these protracted situations? In BICC Policy Brief 3\2015 Heidrun Bohnet and Markus Rudolf point out what issues... more

Rudolf, M. (2012). National, Ethnic, and Creole Identities in Contemporary Upper Guinea Coast Societies

2012, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers No. 135, Halle, Authors: Christian Højbjerg, Jacqueline Knörr, Christoph Kohl, Markus Rudolf, Anita Schroven, Wilson Trajano Filho more