Tag Archives: Conflict Consortium

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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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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Boys Club. Again. Damnit!

I have organized 11 professional gatherings for Conflict Consortium (seven Triple C Dinners, two data Workshops, and two Virtual Workshops),  and four of them have ended up being “boys clubs”: events in which those present were almost exclusively male. At one … Continue reading

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The Conflict Consortium’s Virtual Workshop (CCVW)

Christian Davenport and I have just released the first call for papers for the CCVW (Conflict Consortium Virtual Workshop).  You can find it at the Conflict Consortium website.  We describe the Conflict Consortium this way: [CC is] a virtual space … Continue reading

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