New Publications

Forthcoming Book: The Effects of Rebel Parties on Governance, Democracy and Stability after Civil Wars: From Guns to Governing (Routledge)

Please see below a collection of recent publications from PAW researchers:


January Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs with Kristine Höglund and Mélida Jiménez | Autonomous Peace? The Bangsamoro Region in the Philippines Beyond the 2014 AgreementJournal of Peacebuilding and Development.

January Matthew Whiting with Zeynep N. Kaya | Autocratization, permanent emergency rule and local politics: lessons from the Kurds in Turkey, Democratization.

January Giulia Piccolino with Philip A. Martin and Jeremy S. Speight | Ex-Rebel Authority after Civil War: Theory and Evidence from Côte d’IvoireComparative Politics. 


October Sara Hellmüller| Meaning-Making in Peace-Making: The Inclusion Norm at the Interplay between the United Nations and Civil Society in the Syrian Peace ProcessSwiss Political Science Review. 

October Sara Hellmüller| “Mediation“, in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies, Oliver Richmond and Gëzim Visoka (eds.), Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

August Gyda M. Sindre| “Gatekeepers“, in The Companion to Peace and Conflict Fieldwork, Roger Mac Ginty, Roddy Brett and Birte Vogel (eds.), Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. 

July Giulia Piccolino with Philip Martin and Jeremy Speight| Ex-Rebel Authority after Civil War: Theory and Evidence from Côte d’IvoireJournal of Comparative Politics. 

June Johanna Söderström, Malin Åkebo and Anna Jarstad | Friends, Fellows and Foes: A New Framework for Studying Relational PeaceInternational Studies Review

June Serhat Tutkal | Power, knowledge, and universities: Turkey’s dismissed ‘academics for peace’, Critical Studies in Education.

June Serhat Tutkal | Dehumanization on Twitter in the Turkish–Kurdish conflictMedia, War & Conflict. 

April Albert Sharra | Watchdog role: How Malawi media utilise question time during press briefingsKAS Media Africa. 

April Rafael Quishpe | Insurgent quavers: uses and functions of FARC-EP music during the armed conflict in Colombia (Corcheas insurgentes: usos y funciones de la música de las FARC-EP durante el conflicto armado en Colombia)Izquierdas.

March Jenny Hedström with Elisabeth Olivius|Insecurity, Dispossession, Depletion: Women’s Experiences of Post‑War Development in Myanmar, The European Journal of Development Research.

February Karina Mroß with Charlotte Fiedler, Jörn Grävingholt and Julia Leininger | Gradual, Cooperative, Coordinated: Effective Support for Peace and Democracy in Conflict-Affected States, International Studies Perspectives.

January Jenny Hedström | Militarized social reproduction: women’s labour and parastate armed conflictCritical Military Studies. 


October Agnieszka PaczynskaThe New Politics of Aid: Emerging Donors and Conflict-Affected States, Boulder, CO.: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

July Terrence Lyons | The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics, Boulder CO.: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

July Johanna Söderström | The Gendered Impact of Crime on Political Knowledge: How Crime Impacts Cognition among Citizens in Sub-Saharan Africa, Democracy and Security.

June Devon E.A. Curtis | What Is Our Research For? Responsibility, Humility and the Production of Knowledge about BurundiAfrica Spectrum.

April Matthew Whiting with Alpaslan Özerdem | The Routledge Handbook of Turkish PoliticsLondon: Routledge.

March Giulia Piccolino | Local Peacebuilding in a Victor’s Peace. Why Local Peace Fails Without National ReconciliationInternational Peacekeeping.

January John Ishiyama and Michael Widmeier | From “bush bureaucracies” to electoral competition: what explains the political success of rebel parties after civil wars? Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.

January Johanna Söderström | Life diagrams: a methodological and analytical tool for accessing life histories, Qualitative Research.


December Karina Mroß | First Peace, then Democracy? Evaluating Strategies of International Support at Critical Junctures after Civil WarInternational Peacekeeping.

November Matthew Whiting with Zeynep N. Kaya| The HDP, the AKP and the Battle for Turkish DemocracyEthnopolitics.

April Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs with Jesper Bjarnesen | Violence in African Elections, Zed Books.

April Ralph Sprenkels | After Insurgency: Revolution and Electoral Politics in El SalvadorUniversity of Notre Dame.


December Matthew Whiting | Sinn Féin and the IRA: From Revolution to ModerationEdinburgh University Press.