Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies

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Report Globale Flucht 2024

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bicc policy brief

Rüstungsexportkontrolle: Jetzt die Kurve kriegen

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brownbag lecture

Research Methods in Deportation

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peace report: A Rudderless World

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bicc podcast - Give Peace a Chance

The paradox of modern warfare

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We support efforts to reduce violence and end armed conflict. We do this through conducting forward-looking empirical research, creating safe spaces for dialogue, and providing advice.

Publications

Hartmann, C., & Weeger, M., & Lange, A., & Mielke, K.

Policy Brief: Learning from Germany's Civil Engagement in Afghanistan

Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (DEval) , Bonn (2024)

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Weins , C., & Gerhartz, S., & Klärner, K., & Witkowski, J.

Vorurteilsmotivierte Gewaltkriminalität im Kontext von Fluchtzuwanderung und rechtspolitischer Mobilisierung: Nordrhein-Westfalen 2012–2019

CoRE NRW (2024)

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Kerst, B., & Virchow, F.

"Bürgerwehren" in Nordrhein-Westfalen

CoRe NRW (2024)

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Events

Wednesday, 5th June, 2024
Online

Brown Bag Lecture: Book Talk on Research Methods in Deportation: The Power-Knowledge Approach

Monday, 29th April, 2024
Online

Unlocking Reintegration: Insights from Recent Research Across Stakeholder

Monday, 15th April, 2024
Hybrid

International Engagement in Highly Fragile and Violent Contexts: How can we learn better?

Tuesday, 30th April, 2024
Online

Brown Bag Lecture \ Policies for the Reintegration of Returned Fighters—The Case of North Macedonia

Thursday, 23rd May, 2024
IN-PERSON

Local Roads, Global Belts

Monday, 27th May, 2024
IN-PERSON

Laying the Ground for Peace: A Holistic Approach to Community Violence Reduction

Monday, 16th September, 2024
Hybrid

5th Conference of the German Network for Forced Migration Studies

Thursday, 14th March, 2024
IN-PERSON

3. Roundtable Forced Migration Studies on "What moves Bonn? Exploring our City in the Context of (Forced) Migration”

Thursday, 7th March, 2024
Hybrid

Climate change as a driver of forced displacment

Thursday, 22nd February, 2024
IN-PERSON

German Return Policy and the German Deportation Regime

Monday, 5th February, 2024
Online

Joint Webinar: Reconsidering EU's Partnership and Cooperation Models on Return and Readmission

Wednesday, 14th February, 2024
Online

Superwahljahr 2024: Election Upset in Pakistan

Thursday, 25th January, 2024
Hybrid

REMIG Training \ Stress- and Trauma Sensitivity in Research

Monday, 18th December, 2023
Hybrid

Brown Bag Lecture: Conflict-induced Displacement and Translocal Coping Strategies Among Internally Displaced Persons in Urban Ethiopia

Thursday, 14th December, 2023
Hybrid

"Return and Belonging after Conflict-induced Displacement"

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023
IN-PERSON

Presentation of the Arms Export Report 2023 at Joint Conference Church and Development (GKKE)

Wednesday, 13th December, 2023
IN-PERSON

BICC Annual Conference 2023

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Professor Dr phil habil Andreas Heinemann-Grüder

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Dr Max Mutschler

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in the media

The risks contained in the European asylum reform

Article with quotes by Benjamin Etzold, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 27 May 2024 (in German)

Experts: EU asylum reform jeopardises child welfare and human rights

Article on the presentation of the Report Globale Flucht 2024, BR 24, 27 May 2024 (in German)

Floods in Afghanistan: Long-term aid urgently needed

Article with quotes by Katja Mielke, DW, 16 May 2024 (in German)

Russia and the NATO

Radio feature with quotes from Markus Bayer, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 09 May 2024 (in German)

One day of ceasefire in Gaza for each hostage

Article with quotes by Osman Bahadir Dincer, schwäbische, 30 April 2024 (in German)

What's behind Turkey and Iraq's 'Development Road' project?

Article with quotes by Osman Bahadir Dincer, The New Arab, 30 April 2024

Sipri Study: Germany is becoming Europe's Armaments Giant—and Dictatorships are Profiting from it

Article with quotes by Max Mutschler, Berliner Zeitung, 23 April 2024 (in German)

How to fortify society: New armament

Radio Feature with quotes by Marc von Boemcken, SWR 2, 3 April 2024 (in German)

Syrians in Turkey: “Almost everyone says that the Syrians should be sent back.”

Interview with Zeynep Sahin-Mencütek, Die Presse, 26 March 2024 (in German)

Rights Lawyers go to Court to Stop German Arms Deliveries to Israel

Article with quotes by Max Mutschler, Reuters, 5 April 2024 

Humanitarian Aid in Times of Crisis

Article with quotes by Boubacar Haidara, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 17 March 2024 (in German)

How Russia is Influencing Critical Infrastructure, IT Networks and Social Media

Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, web.de, 14 March 2024 (in German)

Disastrous Marks for Afghanistan Mission

Article with quotes by Katja Mielke, nd, 19 February 2024 (in German)

Prof Andreas Heinemann-Grüder on the Election in Russia on 17.03.24

Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, phoenix, 17 March 2024 (in German)

Andreas Heinemann-Grüder on the Elections in Russia

Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder (from minute 13:59), joyn.de, 14 March 2024 (in German)

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Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, joyn.de, 29 February 2024 (in German)

Russia's Current Situation: Contextualisation by Anastassia Boutsko & Prof Andreas Heinemann-Grüder

Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, phoenix, 29 February 2024 (in German)

Debate on Ground Troops in Ukraine startles Germany: Conflict Between Berlin and Paris

Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, General-Anzeiger, 27 February 2024 (in German)

Deployment of ground forces in the Ukraine – what does Macron’s statement mean?

Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, zdf heute, 27 February 2024 (in German)

Committee of Inquiry: Afghanistan Mission a "Strategic Failure"

Article with quotes by Katja Mielke, evangelisch.de, 19 February 2024 (in German)

Expert: No Lessons Learned from Afghanistan Mission

Article with quotes by Conrad Schetter, evangelisch.de, 18 February 2024 (in German)

Alexej Nawalny: What is Putin in for following the opposition figure’s death?

Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, watson, 16 February 2024 (in German)

Professor Andreas Heinemann-Grüder on the US interview with Wladimir Putin

Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, phoenix, 10 February 2024 (in German)

Targeting Supply Routes: How US Military Strikes are Intended to Permanently Weaken Iran

Article with quotes by Osman Bahadir Dincer, Tagesspiegel, 4 February 2024 (in German)