Conflict, peace and security

Militarization, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda

Project summary This project on militarisation, sustainable growth and peace in Uganda will examine the concept of militarisation in Uganda and its implications for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)…
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11,995,339

Legacies of Detention in Myanmar

Prisons and detention practices play a fundamental role in modern states in general, and authoritarian and post-authoritarian states, in particular. This project explores the historical and…
Total grant
9,990,176

Everyday Justice and Security in the Myanmar Transition

This timely project will build research capacity and inform policy interventions by investigating the production of locally legitimate authority in transitional contexts with contested statehood. This…
Total grant
8,956,885

Governing Transition in Northern Uganda: Trust and Land

After decades of war and dislocation to IDP camps, people in Northern Uganda have now returned home. The transition is marred by a pervasive legacy of mistrust in institutions of governance, linked to…
Total grant
10,085,188

Masculinity, sexuality and HIV/AIDS in Zambian prisons

The spread of HIV/AIDS is deeply embedded in socio-economic realities of poverty and inequality. This research aims to shed light on experiences of incarcerated men, a group who are routinely…
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2,779,864

Military Lives and Livelihoods - Morality, Gender and Militarization in northern Uganda

The project is an investigation into the lives, futures, and military livelihood strategies of a generation of war-affected youth in Acholiland on the Uganda/Sudan border. Due to ongoing peace talks…
Total grant
2,146,713

Cattle raiding conflict management in Kenya

Although long perceived as a beacon of development in East Africa, recent violence has made visible the political instability of Kenya. Cattle raiding, while originally a traditional mechanism of…
Total grant
308,916