Publications | Peace and Security

Seçil Paçacı Elitok / Christiane Fröhlich

Displacement, Refugees, and Forced Migration in the MENA Region: The Case of the Syrian “Refugee Crisis”

in: Steven J. Gold / Stephanie J. Nawyn (eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies, 2nd edition, Routledge, forthcoming

Christiane Fröhlich / Silja Klepp

Effects of climate change on migration crises in Oceania

in: Cecilia Menjívar / Marie Ruiz / Immanuel Ness (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises, Oxford University Press, forthcoming

Nadine Ansorg / Julia Strasheim

Veto Players in Post-Conflict DDR Programs: Evidence From Nepal and the DRC

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, online first, 2018

Nadine Ansorg / Toni Haastrup

Gender and the EU's Support for Security Sector Reform in Fragile Contexts

Journal of Common Market Studies, 56, 2018, 5, 1127-1143

André Bank / Christiane Fröhlich

Forced Migration in the Global South: Reorienting the Debate

GIGA Focus Global, 03/2018

Matthias Basedau / Simone Gobien / Sebastian Prediger

The Multidimensional Effects of Religion on Socioeconomic Development: A Review of the Empirical Literature

Journal of Economic Surveys, 32, 2018, 4, 1106-1133

Alexander De Juan / Michael Schiess

Breadbasket and Conflict Zones: Land Investments in the Republic of Sudan

GIGA Focus Middle East, 02/2018

Christiane Fröhlich

Flucht als Herausforderung neokolonialer Herrschaftsstrategien

Dekoloniale und Postkoloniale Perspektiven in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung. Verortungen in einem ambivalenten Diskursraum, Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (ZeFKo), 2018, Sonderband 2, 99-124

Julia Grauvogel

Konfliktporträt Burundi

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2018

Julia Grauvogel / Christian von Soest

Sanktionen als Instrument der Konfliktbearbeitung

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2018

Jens Heibach / Mareike Transfeld

Opposition dynamism under authoritarianism: the case of Yemen, 1994–2011

Democratization, 25, 2018, 4, 597-613

Maren Koß

Flexible Resistance: How Hezbollah and Hamas Are Mending Ties

Carnegie Middle East Center, 2018

Maren Koß

Ziolkowski, Britt: Die Aktivistinnen der Ḥamās. Zur Rolle der Frauen in einer islamistischen Bewegung (Book Review)

Anthropos : Internationale Zeitschrift für Völker- und Sprachenkunde, 113, 2018, 1, 354-355

Sabine Kurtenbach

Changing the Status Quo – Youths as Actors for Peace

GIGA Focus Global, 01/2018

Rustum Mahmoud / Stephan Rosiny

Opposition visions for preserving Syria’s ethnic-sectarian mosaic

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 45, 2018, 2, 231-250

Annette Ranko / Justyna Nedza / Nikolai Röhl

A Common Transnational Agenda? Communication Network and Discourse of Political-Salafists on Twitter

Mediterranean Politics, 23, 2018, 2, 286-308

Julia Strasheim

No "end of the peace process": Federalism and ethnic violence in Nepal

Cooperation and Conflict, online first, 2018

Georg Strüver / Tim Wegenast

The Hard Power of Natural Resources: Oil and the Outbreak of Militarized Interstate Disputes

Foreign Policy Analysis, 14, 2018, 1, 86-106

Christian von Soest / Alexander Stroh

Comparisons across World Regions: Managing Conceptual, Methodological, and Practical Challenges

in: Ariel I. Ahram / Patrick Köllner / Rudra Sil (eds.), Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018, 66-84

Christian von Soest / Alexander De Juan

Dealing with New Security Threats in Africa

GIGA Focus Africa, 02/2018

Michael Young

Comrades in Arms - Interview with Maren Koß

Carnegie Middle East Center, Diwan, 2018

Staatlichkeit und Gewalt

in: Thomas Fischer / Susanne Klengel / Eduardo Pastrana Buelvas (eds.), Kolumbien heute, Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert, 2017, 93-106

Nadine Ansorg / Sabine Kurtenbach (eds.)

Institutional Reforms and Peacebuilding: Change, Path-Dependency and Societal Divisions in Post-War Communities

Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2017

Nadine Ansorg

Security sector reform in Africa: Donor approaches versus local needs

Contemporary Security Policy, 38, 2017, 1, 129-144

Otto Argueta / Sabine Kurtenbach

Guatemala: National Fragmentation, Local Cohesion

in: Fletcher D. Cox / Timothy D. Sisk (eds.), Peacebuilding in Deeply Divided Societies. Toward Social Cohesion?, Basingstoke / New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 33-64

André Bank / Christiane Fröhlich / Andrea Schneiker

The Political Dynamics of Human Mobility: Migration out of, as and into Violence

Global Policy, 8, 2017, S1, 12-18

Matthias Basedau / Jonathan Fox / Jan Pierskalla / Georg Strüver / Johannes Vüllers

Does discrimination breed grievances—and do grievances breed violence? New evidence from an analysis of religious minorities in developing countries

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 34, 2017, 3, 217-239

Matthias Basedau / Simone Gobien / Sebastian Prediger

The Ambivalent Role of Religion for Sustainable Development: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

GIGA Working Paper, No. 297, February 2017

Matthias Basedau

Does the Success of Institutional Reform Depend on the Depth of Divisions? A Pilot Study on Thirty-Four African Countries

in: Nadine Ansorg / Sabine Kurtenbach (eds.), Institutional Reforms and Peacebuilding: Change, Path-Dependency and Societal Divisions in Post-War Communities, Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2017, 21-45

Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

¿Una vaca = una vida? Reparaciones y desigualdad en comunidades posconflictos del Perú

in: Svenja Blanke / Sabine Kurtenbach (eds.), Violencia y desigualdad : ADLAF Congreso 2016, Buenos Aires: Nueva Sociedad / Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung / ADLAF, 2017, 52-63

Alexander De Juan

“Traditional” Resolution of Land Conflicts: The Survival of Precolonial Dispute Settlement in Burundi

Comparative Political Studies, 50, 2017, 13, 1835-1868

Alexander De Juan / Fabian Krautwald / Jan Pierskalla

Constructing the State: Macro Strategies, Micro Incentives, and the Creation of Police Forces in Colonial Namibia

Politics & Society, 45, 2017, 2, 269-299

Alexander De Juan / Jan Pierskalla

The Comparative Politics of Colonialism and Its Legacies: An Introduction

Politics & Society, 45, 2017, 2, 159-172

Alexander De Juan

Geospatial Analyses of Non-State Actors in Violent Conflicts

in: Andreas Kruck / Andrea Schneiker (eds.), Researching Non-state Actors in International Security. Theory and Practice, Abingdon / New York: Routledge, 2017, 143-158

Alexander De Juan / Eva Wegner

Social Inequality, State-centered Grievances, and Protest: Evidence from South Africa

Journal of Conflict Resolution, online first, 2017, 1-28

Sandra Destradi

India's Reluctant Approach to R2P: Lessons from Perilous Interventions

Global Responsibility to Protect, 9, 2017, 2, 229-236

Henner Fürtig

Spielwiese der Kolonialmächte

DAMALS - Das Magazin für Geschichte, 2017, 11, 28-33

Henner Fürtig

Qatar’s Relations with Iran: More Tactical Than Strategic

GIGA Focus Middle East, 04/2017

Henner Fürtig

Regionale Konkurrenz im Nahen und Mittleren Osten

in: Bruno Schoch / Andreas Heinemann-Grüder / Corinna Hauswedell / Jochen Hippler / Margret Johannsen (eds.), Friedensgutachten 2017, Münster: LIT Verlag, 2017, 95-108

Viviana García Pinzón / Rosalvina Otálora Cortés

La minería ilegal en tiempos de posacuerdo: Una mirada desde el crimen organizado y la economía política del conflicto

in: Carolina Sampó / Valeska Troncoso (eds.), El crimen organizado en América Latina: Manifestaciones, facilitadores y reacciones, Madrid: Instituto Universitario General Gutiérrez Mellado, 2017, 283-310

Tim Glawion

Field Research in Conflict Environments: Interviews, Focus Groups, and Observations in Somaliland and the Central African Republic

in: Angela Heucher / Luisa Linke-Behrens / Leon Schettler (eds.), Measuring Statehood on a Sub-National Level: A Dialogue among Methods, SFB-Governance Working Paper Series, No. 71, Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2017, 35-39

Julia Grauvogel / Christian von Soest

Legitimationsstrategien von Autokratien im Vergleich: Ergebnisse einer neuen Expertenumfrage

Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, 11, 2017, 2, 153-180

Julia Grauvogel / Amanda A. Licht / Christian von Soest

Sanctions and Signals: How International Sanction Threats Trigger Protest in Targeted Regimes

International Studies Quarterly, 61, 2017, 1, 86-97

Felix Haaß / Martin Ottmann

Profits from Peace: The Political Economy of Power-Sharing and Corruption

World Development, 99, 2017, 60-74

Felix Haaß

Democracy Cannot Be Bought: Peace Building in Africa

GIGA Focus Africa, 05/2017

Felix Haaß / Julia Strasheim / Nadine Ansorg

The International Dimension of Postconflict Police Reform

in: Nadine Ansorg / Sabine Kurtenbach (eds.), Institutional Reforms and Peacebuilding: Change, Path-Dependency and Societal Divisions in Post-War Communities, Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2017, 163-190

Jens Heibach

Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen: No Exit Strategy

GIGA Focus Middle East, 02/2017

Christoph Heuser

Después del auge. Campos de poder en el valle del Monzón

Revista de Ciencia Política y Gobierno, 4, 2017, 7, 105-132

Bernhard Kampmann

Muslim Countries’ Foreign Policy in the Sahel

GIGA Focus Africa, 06/2017

Markus A. Kirchschlager

Mediation in the Yemen Conflict: Strengthening Regional Actors

GIGA Focus Middle East, 01/2017

Maren Koß

Sunni Political Islam: Grasping the Emerging Divide

GIGA Focus Middle East, 07/2017

Sabine Kurtenbach

Frieden durch Konflikttransformation - Erfahrungen aus Kolumbien

in: Bruno Schoch / Andreas Heinemann-Grüder / Corinna Hauswedell / Jochen Hippler / Margret Johannsen (eds.), Friedensgutachten 2017, Münster: LIT Verlag, 2017, 148-162

Sabine Kurtenbach

No One Size Fits All – A Global Approach to Peace

GIGA Focus Global, 05/2017

Sabine Kurtenbach

Procesos de paz: Colombia, en perspectiva comparada

Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, 17, 2017, 1, 100-106

Jasmin Lorch

Civil society support for military coups: Bangladesh and the Philippines

Journal of Civil Society, 13, 2017, 2, 184-201

Jasmin Lorch


Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2017

Jasmin Lorch

Civil Society and Mirror Images of Weak States: Bangladesh and the Philippines

London/New York/Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

Max Montgomery

Colonial Legacy of Gender Inequality: Christian Missionaries in German East Africa

Politics & Society, 45, 2017, 2, 225-268

Anika Oettler

Transitional Justice, Recognition, and Authoritative Power

GIGA Working Paper, No. 305, August 2017

Nkwachukwu Orji

Preventive action and conflict mitigation in Nigeria’s 2015 elections

Democratization, 24, 2017, 4, 707-723

Martin Ottmann

Rebel constituencies and rebel violence against civilians in civil conflict

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 34, 2017, 1, 27-51

Jan Pierskalla / Alexander De Juan / Max Montgomery

The Territorial Expansion of the Colonial State: Evidence from German East Africa 1890–1909

British Journal of Political Science, online first, 2017, 1-27

Richard Roewer

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy at a Crossroads

GIGA Focus Asia, 01/2017

Vita Roy

Stabilize, rebuild, prevent? An overview of post-conflict resource management tools

The Extractive Industries and Society, 4, 2017, 1, 227–234

Julia Strasheim / Felix Haaß / Felix S. Bethke

Konjunktur des Verantwortungsbegriffs in den Resolutionen des VN-Sicherheitsrates, 1946-2015

Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft, 52, 2017, 288-311

Julia Strasheim

The Politics of Institutional Reform and Post-Conflict Violence in Nepal

GIGA Working Paper, No. 296, January 2017

Julia Strasheim

Interim Governments and the Stability of Peace

Heidelberg: Universität Heidelberg, 2017

Christian von Soest / Julia Grauvogel

Identity, procedures and performance: how authoritarian regimes legitimize their rule

Contemporary Politics, 23, 2017, 3, 287-305

Franzisca Zanker

Moving Beyond Hybridity: The Multi-Scalar Adaptation of Community Policing in Liberia

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 11, 2017, 2, 166-185

Nadine Ansorg / Toni Haastrup

Brexit Beyond the UK’s Borders: What It Means for Africa

GIGA Focus Africa, 03/2016

Nadine Ansorg / Felix Haaß / Julia Strasheim

Police Reforms in Peace Agreements, 1975 – 2011: Introducing the PRPA dataset

Journal of Peace Research, 53, 2016, 4, 597-607

André Bank / Christiane Fröhlich / Andrea Schneiker

Migration aus der Gewalt, als Gewalt und in die Gewalt: Konzeptionelle Überlegungen zum Zusammenhang von menschlicher Mobilität und politischer Gewalt

Die Friedens-Warte: Journal of International Peace and Organization, 91, 2016, 1-2, 127-150

André Bank / Susanne Schmelter

Auf Dauer in Schwebe? Syrische Flüchtlinge in der Türkei und im Libanon

in: Margret Johannesen / Bruno Schoch / Max M. Mutschler / Corinna Hauswedell / Jochen Hippler (eds.), Friedensgutachten 2016, Münster: Lit, 2016, 101-113

Matthias Basedau

Ideen, Identitäten und Institutionen – Explikation eines multidimensionalen Religionsbegriffs in der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung

Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (ZeFKo), 2016, Sonderband 1, 235-265

Matthias Basedau / Birte Pfeiffer / Johannes Vüllers

Bad Religion? Religion, Collective Action, and the Onset of Armed Conflict in Developing Countries

Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60, 2016, 2, 226-255

David Benček / Julia Strasheim

Refugees welcome? A dataset on anti-refugee violence in Germany

Research and Politics, 3, 2016, 4, 1-11

Alexander De Juan / Jan Pierskalla

Civil war violence and political trust: micro-level evidence from Nepal

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 33, 2016, 1, 67-88

Henner Fürtig

Zwischen Kolonialismus und Nationenbildung

Informationen zur politischen Bildung: Naher Osten, 331, 2016, 20-29

Henner Fürtig

Iran: Gottessouveränität versus Volkssouveränität

Informationen zur politischen Bildung: Naher Osten, 331, 2016, 57

Henner Fürtig

Der Erste und der Zweite Golfkrieg

in: Bernd Lemke (ed.), Irak und Syrien: Wegweiser zur Geschichte, Paderborn: Schöningh, 2016, 107-115

Henner Fürtig

Großmacht Iran: Der Gottesstaat wird Global Player

Köln: Quadriga, 2016

Henner Fürtig

Geschichte des Irak. Von der Gründung 1921 bis heute

München: C.H.Beck, 2016

Henner Fürtig

How to Deal with West Asia? Commonalities and Differences in the European and German Approaches

in: Prasanta Kumar Pradhan (ed.), Geopolitical Shifts in West Asia: Trends and Implications, New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2016, 158-172

Henner Fürtig

Was ist der Nahe Osten?

Informationen zur politischen Bildung: Naher Osten, 331, 2016, 6

Henner Fürtig

Außensicht und Selbstverständnis einer Region in der Krise

Informationen zur politischen Bildung: Naher Osten, 331, 2016, 4-7

Henner Fürtig

Saudi-Arabien und der Wahhabismus

Informationen zur politischen Bildung: Naher Osten, 331, 2016, 16

Henner Fürtig

Die Operation Desert Storm: Saddams Irrtum

DAMALS. Das Magazin für Geschichte, 48, 2016, 1, 10-13