Tag Archives: CCVW

Conflict Research is Alive & Well

I can’t speak for anyone else, but I am in need of a jolt of good news.  And I am delighted to report that 18 junior scholars provided Christian Davenport and I with just such a jolt when they recently … Continue reading

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CCVW: National Violence Monitoring System (Indonesia)

This is a joint post with Christian Davenport. At the most recent session of the Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop (CCVW) we introduced a new initiative to focus not on a paper but a new dataset – a CCVW, Data Feature. … Continue reading

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A Moral Hazard in Counter-Terror Policy?

Do restrictions on civil liberties reduce terror attacks? Earlier this week the CC Virtual Workshop featured Tiberiu Dragu‘s paper, “The Moral Hazard of Terrorism Prevention.” Regrettably, technical issues prevented us from recording the session to YouTube. That aside, we had … Continue reading

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International Law as Coordinating Mechanism to Reduce Massive Rights Violations?

Today’s Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop paper, “How does Human Rights Law Work? Institutions, Norms and Focal Factors” by Tiberiu Dragu & Yonatan Lupu, suggest a third mechanism by which international human rights law reduces violations. The first two mechanisms–sanctions (aka the … Continue reading

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Trading Territory for Security & Economic Well Being? To the Survey Experiment, Israel Stylee!

In yesterday’s Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop Stacie Goddard, Alan Dafoe, Jakana Thomas, Alex Braithwaite and I discussed  Devorah Manekin‘s working paper “Symbolism or Materialism? A Public Opinion Approach to Territorial Conflict,” (co-authored with Guy Grossman and Tamar Mitts). Manekin, Grossman … Continue reading

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