Past activities of the CRG Violent Conflict

Past activities



CRG Violent Conflict Panels at the 7th ECAS conference “Urban Africa”; 29 June – 1 July 2017, University of Basel:

  • P050 A bottom-up perspective on military intervention in fragile state
  • P055 Violent conflict and the politics of rural-urban transformation
  • P057 Civil Wars and State Formation: Order and legitimacy during and after violent conflict
  • P121 The ones who moved to the town: Informal DDR through urbanisation
  • P107 After the Crisis? Ethnographies of Post-Crisis Situations in Africa
  • P027 Rural-urban cleavages in the Congolese conflicts



Summerschool “Governance at the Edge of the state: Materiality”, organised by Universities of Roskilde, Zürich, Copenhagen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Ghent University: 11-14 September 2018:


International Conference “Civil Wars and State Formation; Africa in comparative Perspective” organised by Unige, with presentations from several members of the CRG Violent Conflict. University of Geneva: 15-17 November 2018:


International Workshop 'Thinking beyond fragility: new paradigms for governance in conflict’: organised by 3 member-institutes of the CRG Violent Conflict Network: LSE, Saint Louis and Ghent University. Ghent University: 7 December, 2018:



‘promoted’ CRG Violent Conflict Panels at the 8th ECAS conference “Connections and disruptions”, University of Edinburgh, June 11-14 2019:

  • “Violent conflict and urban governance”
  • “International security assistance in Africa: views beyond the policy”


International Workshop “Legal Identity under Rebel Governance” University of Utrecht: 13-14 Juli 2019: