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The research at this chair focuses primarily on the empirical analysis of various aspects of violent conflict, human rights violations and comparative democratization. Particular emphasis is placed on the link between governance and repression.
- Pro-Government Militias Project
- Civil War and Armed Conflict
- Democracy and Human Rights
- The chair is part of the COST Action IS1107
European Network for Conflict Research” (ENCoRe).
The research focus of this chair is broadly reflected in the courses it offers to BA, MA and PhD students. Key courses consist of introductions to international relations, international human rights and international organizations.
We also teach courses on conflict studies, democratisation and African politics. In our teaching we incorporate a variety of teaching methods, including field trips and film events and inviting guest speakers on specific topics.read more »