You will complete a comparative analysis of democratic states throughout the world, examining both established democracies and democracies in transition. Our members are universities across the globe and the scholars who work and study within them; membership benefits both the individual and the institution. A comprehensive programme of cutting-edge qualitative and quantitative methodological training delivered by experts across two annual events.
We will then proceed to discuss what factors may facilitate the transition to democracy following civil war, focusing in particular on elections and the political inclusion of former rebels into party politics. We will address the issue of security through the lens of ex-combatants and war-veterans to understand how these groups shape politics and the state. We will analyze the role that women play in peacebuilding and discuss whether the gendered experiences of war have implications for the quality of peace. The module is anchored in exciting, ongoing research … Read More