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Find the new generation of experts conducting research on post-conflict settings. The Database includes more than 300 young scholars and practitioners.

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Practitioners and policymakers can also find syntheses of recent academic research, research on specific policy areas, and working papers on peacebuilding and post-conflict state-building (also available in Spanish and French).

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The Story Behind the Findings: Ethical and Emotional Challenges of Field Research in Conflict-Prone Environments
Academic scientific literature rarely gives an account of the "stories behind the findings". Nonetheless, the ethical and emotional challenges the researcher is confronted with have a profound impact upon the research process.  This paper provides a comprehensive review of literature reflecting upon the challenges of field research in conflict-prone environments.
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The Colombian experience with counterinsurgency and counternarcotics campaigns has been identified as a model to be implemented in Afghanistan, currently the main conflict engaging the United...