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Ireland’s election to the UNSC: what prospects for Women, Peace and Security?

This short blog by Dr Catherine O'Rourke considers the potential significance of Ireland’s election to the WPS agenda at the UNSC.


How is Covid-19 impacting peace and conflict dynamics?

Since the Covid-19 pandemic emerged in December 2019, PSRP has been researching the impacts of the pandemic, and associated response policies, on peace and conflict dynamics around the world....

Syria: local agreements, regional rivalry and a global pandemic

As the regime moves towards capturing Idlib, rivalry between Russia and Iran to control Syria is growing. Originally published in Open Democracy by Juline Beaujouan and Eyas Ghreiz. 

War by Other Means: One-sided Memorialisation in Sri Lanka

Bill Rolston examines the one-sided narratives that come through in contemporary public displays in Sri Lanka, following the ending of the three-decade long war.


Responding to Covid-19: The coming of age of regionalism in Asia?

Monalisa Adhikari sets out the response by regional organisations in South and Southeast Asia to the Covid-19 crisis and asks what does this mean for Asian regionalism.

New agreements added to PA-X Local Asia and Europe

The Political Settlements Research Programme is proud to announce the addition of 36 peace agreements from Asia and Europe to its new PA-X sub-database: PA-X Local.

Assessing the impact of Covid-19 on peace and conflict

The Political Settlements Research Programme is assessing the impact of Covid-19 on peace and conflict dynamics in a series of expert surveys of peacebuilding experts across 20 countries.

Studying intergovernmental responses to Covid-19 in the Global South

PSRP researcher Dr Kathryn Nash has been awarded funding to study the responses of Global South regional and sub-regional organisations to the Covid-19 crisis.  

COVID-19 and Health Systems: Responding to Unpredictable Predictability

Liz Grant, Yina Lizeth Garcia-Lopez, and Christine Bell set out 11 themes for health systems to consider when responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

PSRP ceasefires research featured on Good Morning Scotland

PSRP Director Prof Christine Bell spoke with Laura Maxwell and Gary Robertson about the UN ceasefire call and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in conflict-affected regions.

PSRP welomes new Train@Ed Fellow

PSRP is proud to welcome Dr Devanjan Bhattacharya as the new Train@Ed Postdoctoral Fellow.

Local peace agreements from Sub-Saharan Africa added to PA-X Local

The Political Settlements Research Programme is proud to announce the addition of 91 peace agreements from sub-Saharan Africa to its new PA-X sub-database: PA-X Local.