Numerous conflicts around the world continue even today to be resolved by force of arms. Peace research has always been an important academic discipline – and still is in view of the current global political situation. Many researchers in Germany are investigating how to identify the causes of conflicts at the earliest possible stage, how to prevent them being resolved violently and how to put political regulations in place. In this edition we present a number of exciting projects. You can also read about the impressive career that took a young man from Britain to Germany, first on a scholarship and now as a fully-fledged researcher, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.
Newsletter: October 2016 Peace and conflict research