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Peace and conflict studies

Peace and conflict studies focuses on the causes of war and conflicts as well as conditions for peace. Why do war and conflict arise? How is peace created and preserved? What threatens the safety and stability of people and societies? Particularly important topics in Peace and Conflict Studies include peace negotiations, conflict resolution, peace-building work, human rights, poverty reduction and sustainable development.

New funds for REGIOPEACE from the Swedish Research Council

Beyond winners and losers: Regional variations of peace in Sri Lanka’s war victory (REGIOPEACE)

Preparedness in focus in central Umeå

Visit Umeå together with the CBRNE centre invite the public to Emergency Preparedness Day in central Umeå.

What causes internal conflict in Indigenous and local communities?
Duration 1 December 2021 until 31 December 2025
Type of project Research project
The politics of gender expertise in peacebuilding
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2022
Type of project Research project
Varieties of Peace
Duration 1 January 2017 until 31 December 2019
Type of project Research project
The Role of Diasporic Minority Women’s Organizations in Myanmar’s Conflict Transformation Process
Duration 1 January 2016 until 31 December 2019
Type of project Research project
Peace and Conflict Studies
The group focuses on how sustainable peace can be established and how crisis management can be organised.
Studying governance with a focus on crisis and conflict

Alma Livingstone is currently enrolled in the Master's Programme in Crisis Management and Peacebuilding.

Democracy is no guarantee of peace

Democracy is often an important part of making peace, even if the road there can be violent.