Violence & Security

Emerging trends in transnational security: from the rise of non-state actors to force privatization.

Peacebuilding: who needs a model?

Nov 27, 2020 Violence & Security Élise Féron T.notes

Behind well-established and fixed peacebuilding ‘models’ there always lies the danger of normativity and of a lack of flexibility. Rather than a model, it seems much more promising to foreground a frame within which to design more reflexive, adaptative and respectful peacebuilding strategies.

Climate Diplomacy – 25 november 2020

Nov 25, 2020 Violence & Security In the media Susanne Wolfmaier

The T.note n.91 "Cities in a Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate-Fragility Risks in urban environments" was shared by the Climate Diplomacy initiative.

Good governance and strong institutions beyond the state: the Salween Peace Park in Myanmar

Nov 17, 2020 Violence & Security David Brenner T.notes

State-centric frameworks are problematic in building strong and just institutions in war-torn societies.

Cities in a Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate-Fragility Risks in urban environments

Nov 6, 2020 Violence & Security Susanne Wolfmaier T.notes

Building back better requires integrated approaches that address the impacts of COVID-19 across sectors, including health, environment, climate and urban planning.

Historicising Peace and Conflict Studies: the problems of thinking that the world began in 1989

Oct 23, 2020 Violence & Security Roger Mac Ginty T.notes

For understandable reasons, we often focus on immediate problems. But we risk overlooking important parts of the evidential trail if we do not try to understand the long-term processes that account for present-day circumstances.

Building peace in the pandemic: prospects and pitfalls

Oct 19, 2020 Violence & Security Kieran Mitton T.notes

Peacebuilding requires long-term and sustained efforts at all levels, and in some cases may have been complicated by the ways in which armed groups have strengthened their position through their response to the pandemic.

Beirut blast disaster response: international aid and grassroots mobilization

Oct 9, 2020 Violence & Security Roberto Renino T.notes

Despite rapid intervention and a high level of community engagement, the scale of the damage suffered by the city of Beirut goes beyond the scope of the humanitarian response.

Singola – 29 settembre 2020

Oct 5, 2020 Violence & Security In the media Fabio Armao

[IT] Fabio Armao (T.wai & Università degli Studi di Torino) nell'articolo "Città di ordinaria globalizzazione" per Singola.

MicroMega – 28 settembre 2020

Sep 29, 2020 Violence & Security In the media Fabio Armao

[IT] Fabio Armao (T.wai & Università degli Studi di Torino) nell'articolo "Il branco come alibi. Sull’incapacità sociale di affrontare il nemico interno" per MicroMega.

The COVID-19 crucible: health and national security in failed states

Sep 28, 2020 Violence & Security Charles Geisler T.notes

The dysfunction of the US health care system, dramatized during the current COVID-19 pandemic, is a strong indicator of a failed state.

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