Call for papers - Workshop on Islamist armed conflicts and conflict resolution, Zurich 2018


The Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (DPCR), are organizing a research workshop on Islamist armed conflicts and the prospects for conflict resolution, to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, 28-30 September 2018.

Bringing together scholars of political science, international relations, peace and conflict studies, security studies, terrorism studies, as well as religion and theology, we invite papers addressing the overarching question: Are armed conflicts fought over religiously defined aspirations diferent from other types of conflicts when it comes to challenges associated with conflict resolution, and if so why and how?

Junior and senior researchers of diverse backgrounds, addressing the above question in a contemporary or historical context, are welcome to submit paper abstracts of max 250 words no later than 3 April 2018. For more information, please see the attached file.