UCDP in Almedalen, 1/7 2013

The UCDP, represented by its Director Peter Wallensteen (Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research 1985-2012, and Richard G. Starmann Sr. Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame), will be attending this year’s Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland.

Professor Wallensteen will be presenting the UCDP’s latest data on international trends in armed conflict, introduce the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia to the general public, as well as participate in a panel debate on the topic of ‘What can Sweden do to prevent armed conflicts in the world?’

Other participants in this debate include:

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Katarina Engberg, security policy expert at the Ministry of Defense

Allan Widman, member of parliament

Anna-Lena Sörenson, member of parliament

Date: 1/7 2013

Place: Uppsala university, Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3 (Studentcentrum)

URL for the event: http://www.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/13889;jsessionid=9B1885922FBB96FA0E379ACEFBC55F0F


UCDP Seminar Series: Ethics, Laws and Drones

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the UCDP Seminar Series “Ethics, Laws & Drones” with Professor David Cortright, Director of Policy Studies at University of Notre Dame.


The event takes place May 22 in Lecture hall 2 at 13.15. Please find the invitation attached to this email.


Marcus Nilsson


Event Manager

Uppsala Conflict Data Program

UCDP Seminar Series: “New Wars, Old Wars, and the Critics”

The UCDP is delighted to welcome you to attend a seminar entitled “New Wars,
Old Wars and the Critics”. Our guest this time is Prof. Mary Kaldor,
accompanied by PhD candidate Anouk S. Rigterink. Magnus Öberg and Jonathan
hall, co-authors (together with Erik Melander) of “The ‘New Wars’ Debate
Revisited: An Empirical Evaluation of the Atrociousness of ‘New Wars'”
(Uppsala Peace Research Paper #9, 2006) will also be present for the

Date: Wednesday 20 February, 2013
Time: 15.00-16.15
Place: Lecture hall 2, Gamla torget

If you want to read up ahead of the seminar we recommend the Melander, Öberg
& Hall (2006) paper, as well as  Kaldor’s (2012)
“New and old wars: organized violence in a global era”, Polity Press.

UCDP Seminar Series

UCDP Seminar Series Present:

”What future for SIPRI?”

Thursday, January 24, 13.15-15.00 Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Gamla torget 3, Lecture Hall 2
Tilman Brück was appointed to become the eight director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), starting January 2013. He has a background as an economist (DPhil in Economics, University of Oxford) and was, before coming to SIPRI, professor in development economics at Humboldt University of Berlin.
His most recent research focuses on the economic impact of violent conflict and he is also engaged as the co-director of the Household in Conflict Network (HiCN).