In light of the protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina, TransConflict is bringing forward the piloting of an initiative which lays the foundations for collaborative conflict transformation by facilitating the sharing of perspectives on conflict.
At the heart of all interreligious dialogues related to peacebuilding is an effort to build trust and deepen communication across conflict lines. The purpose for which that is done, however, will vary from initiative to initiative and will determine the nature of participants and the content of discussions.
The current protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina will bring few results, especially not positive ones, and – as has already been seen – will be interpreted by various sides to suit their own needs and interests, whatever the final outcome.
A Bosnia and Herzegovina with one segment state – the Republika Srpska – has proven to be untenable. Whether a BiH comprised of two or three would be more or less likely to produce a stable future EU member state is worthy of discussion, as poorly thought through “interim” policies […]
TransConflict is pleased to present the second part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”
Research by women’s right organizations purports that the prevalence of child marriage is not due to lack of awareness about the concerns of the practice, but due to the social prejudice that girls face. While reports are inconclusive as to the rate of increase of child marriages among refugee populations, […]
TransConflict is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies organised by the Centre for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) from 30 June to 7 July.
In January 2012 Al-Qaeda seized control of Radaa, Yemen. Internationally the event was viewed as a territorial advance by Al-Qaeda, however the situation was much more complicated. Viewing the conflict from a different perspective has important consequences for what policy and action are appropriate.
TransConflict is pleased to present the profile of Cooperation for Peace and Unity from Afghanistan, a member of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation.
Peace must be secured through justice, and not at the cost of it. A peace that arrives at the cost of justice is unstable, impermanent and underpinned by simmering tensions.