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Conflict, Peace and Security

This thematic area addresses global transformations around violence and its prevention. Related topics include technological innovations in contemporary warfare, transnational terrorism, women and security, the rise of non-state security actors, and new strategies of peacebuilding. Affiliated scholars come from different fields, including environmental studies, gender studies, history, international relations, law, philosophy, and political science.

This thematic area addresses challenges for, and innovations around, democracy and citizenship in the face of contemporary global transformations. Affiliated researchers explore these questions at different scales (local, national, regional, global) and from a variety of (inter-)disciplinary perspectives, including economics, international relations, media and communications, philosophy, political science, and psychology.

GTGC also collaborates closely on questions related to Conflict, Peace and Security with the Leiden University Centre for International Relations (LUCIR).

Conflict, Peace, and Security thematic area is co-convened by Corinna Jentzsch and Alies Jansen.

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