THE GIC
NETWORK

War and violent conflict are often presented as anarchic, with the most basic governance activities abolished and all services lacking. Our academic network ‘governance in conflict’ wants to challenge this popular assumption and focus explicitly on the role of governance in and during conflict.

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THE GIC
PROJECT

War and violent conflict are often presented as anarchic, with the most basic governance activities abolished and all services lacking. Our programme ‘governance in conflict’ wants to challenge this popular assumption and focus explicitly on the role of governance in and during conflict.

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Violence et Instabilité en Ituri

Ce rapport analyse la série d’attaques perpétrées en Ituri, dans le territoire de Djugu et ses environs, depuis fin 2017. En s’appuyant sur une analyse histo- rique et récente du conflit, il met en évidence des déclencheurs récents de la crise en cours, néanmoins enracinés dans une longue durée de tensions foncières, économiques et territoriales, souvent inscrites dans des binaires ethniques.

Doomsday or just another crisis? Rural resilience in the global South during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since early 2020, the Covid-19 epidemic has resulted into a global crisis of which the severity by far exceeds the impact of the 2008 financial crisis. Social scientists worldwide are trying to make sense of the crisis. Over the past few months, various authors have been asking important questions around the ethical challenges of such research. Who has the opportunity and the right to produce science in and around Covid-19 and what are the power dynamics that determine its guidelines?