Violence and exiting violence in Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa

Videos of the international conference of Rabat

 Videos of the international conference Violence and exiting violence, which took place in Rabat in April 2019.

Mediterranean and Sub-Saharan Africa concentrates episodes of extreme violence and sources of potential conflicts and geopolitical upheavals. The aim of the conference was to study these violences, from local standpoints to global forms, as well as the means to escape from it.

(Videos in French)

 

Religions and the challenge of non-violence

 

Geopolitics and economics of violence

 

Justice, reconciliation and amnesty

 

Women, violence and non-violence

Conference organised by the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme and the Chair "Cultures, Societies and Religious Facts" of the International University of Rabat.
In partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Commissariat Général à l’Égalité des territoires, UNIMED, Rabita Mohammadia des Oulémas, Interfaith & Peacebuilding Research and training Center, le Conseil de la communauté marocaine à l'étranger, l'Ambassade de France au Maroc, l'INDH, l'IRD and Centre Jacques Berque.
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International panel for exiting violence

While there exists a substantial amount of research on the subject of violence, both its causes and modalities, little exists on exiting violence.

Contemporary forms of violence, their tragic consequences – exile, forced migration, all sorts of crises – and the challenges encountered by those who are working towards putting an end to these issues, invite us to bridge this gap and begin laying the groundwork for a new research field.

The International Panel on Exiting Violence (IPEV) is a multidisciplinary community of researchers and specialists who have gained international recognition for their work on contemporary forms of violence. Its objective is to produce an analytical report containing recommendations for political and social decision-makers.

For a period of two years, nearly two hundred researchers from all over the world will contribute to the analysis of the processes involved in exiting violence as part of an ongoing dialogue with policy-makers and practitioners.

A new research field

Current research on exiting violence is still essentially sparse, monographic and confined to certain expertise. It is therefore a matter of meeting the existing critical need for collective and collaborative analysis in order to provide the basis for structuring and laying the foundations of a new research field, the objective of which will be to go beyond expertise and extend the scope of research in the areas of peacebuilding and human rights.

An innovative method

A new approach

Established within a cross-border and multidisciplinary perspective, the panel is equipped to put several levels of analysis into perspective, such as transitional justice, peace-building, individual reconstruction and the development of collective memory. Particular emphasis is placed on the situation in the Middle East.

Dialogue with policy-makers and practitioners

The final report and its recommendations will be widely disseminated with a view to informing and hopefully guiding public action. Throughout the project, political and social stakeholders, NGOs and international institutions will all be invited to comment on the initiative and its results and express their views on the subject.

Partners

Carnegie Corporation of New York |  Conseil supérieur de la formation et de la recherche stratégique | Commissariat Général à l’Égalité des territoires

Contact & website

Coordinator : Vlad Berindei

Find full information on the dedicated website and follow IPEV on social networks twitter @ExitingViolence and facebook International Panel on Exiting Violence

 

Thèmes de recherche : 
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Analyse the processes involved in exiting violence

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Research
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Violence and Exiting Violence Platform
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International panel for exiting violence 2

The International Panel on Exiting Violence (IPEV) brings together an international community of researchers in order to construct “exiting violence” as a new field of study. Composed of thematic working groups, this panel aims to produce both knowledge and recommendations for policy makers and civil society. Launched in 2017, the first phase of the Panel produced a report that will be published in the second half of 2019.

The second phase of the Panel focuses its activities on the Middle East and North Africa, with developments towards sub-Saharan Africa. New institutional partnerships are being created with the southern Mediterranean countries to facilitate renewed working groups. Young researchers from these countries will be able to
benefit from mobility grants.

Ultimately, a new report will be published at the end of the second phase to present the results of each working group, in the form of a scientific summary accompanied by policy recommendations.

Interdisciplinary working groups

Groups from IPEV 1

  • Violent radicalisation and disengagement
  • Public policies, justice and reconciliation
  • History and memory in the wake of extreme and mass violence
  • Legitimacy and viability of the state in the Middle East and beyond (North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, etc.)

New groups in IPEV 2

  • Metamorphosis of ISIS
  • Religious populism
  • Economies of violence

The theme of gender will be integrated into the different working groups.

Key points

  • Renewed themes and working groups
  • New institutional partners
  • Mobility grants for students from the Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa
  • A report with new findings and themes

Partners

Carnegie Corporation of New York | UNIMED | Université internationale de Rabat

Contact & website

Coordinator : Vlad Berindei

Find full information on the dedicated website and follow IPEV on social networks twitter @ExitingViolence and facebook International Panel on Exiting Violence

 

Thèmes de recherche : 
Image principale : 
Sous-titre : 

Analyse the processes involved in exiting violence

Rubrique (Parent) : 
Research
Programmes : 
Violence and Exiting Violence Platform
Site Type : 
Pôles : 
Imported : 
Projet Terminé : 
Type de contenu : 
nouveau contenu
Language : 
en
fr

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