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Walter Isard Annual Award for the best article in Peace Economics, Peace Science
and Public Policy

 
The editor in chief, Raul Caruso, is happy to announce that from this year, 2017, the best article published on Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (PEPS) will be awarded with the “Walter Isard Annual Award for the best article in Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy”
This award is named after Walter Isard, founder of PEPS and acknowledged father of Peace Science
The winner will be announced every year at the end of the year and the author(s) will receive the award of 300 EUR.
For more information about the journal, please visit the website: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/peps
NEPS Medal 2017
I am pleased to forward you the publications submitted for NEPS MEDAL, the annual award for the best publication in Peace Science. 
Below the publications:
1) Kaplan, O., and Nussio, E. (2016), ‘Explaining Recidivism of Ex-Combatants in Colombia’, Journal of Conflict Resolution.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022002716644326
2) Ruggeri, A., Dorussen, H., and Gizelis, T. (2017), "Winning the Peace Locally: UN Peacekeeping and Local Conflict", International Organization, 71(1), 163-185.
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-organization/article/winning-the-peace-locally-un-peacekeeping-and-local-conflict/9B61C8D64514F995C96A994AD5613CA3
3) von Uexkull, N., Croicu, M., Fjelde, H., and Buhaug, H. (2016), “Civil Conflict Sensitivity to Growing-Season Drought”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (44).
http://www.pnas.org/content/113/44/12391.abstract
4) Caruso, R., Petrarca, I., and Ricciuti, R. (2016), "Climate change, rice crops, and violence: Evidence from Indonesia", Journal of Peace Research, 53(1) 66–83.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0022343315616061
5) Farzanegan, M.R., Krieger, T., and Meierrieks, D. (2016), “Does terrorism reduce life satisfaction?”, Applied Economics Letters, 24 (13).
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13504851.2016.1240329
6) Florea, A. (2017), De Facto States: Survival and Disappearance (1945–2011), International Studies Quarterly.
https://academic.oup.com/isq/article/3078982/De-Facto-States-Survival-and-Disappearance-1945
7) Phillips, P.J., and Pohl, G. (2017), Terrorist choice: a stochastic dominance and prospect theory analysis, Defence and Peace Economics, 28 (2).
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10242694.2015.1033888
8) Schutte, S. (2016), “Violence and Civilian Loyalties: Evidence from Afghanistan”, Journal of Conflict Resolution.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0022002715626249
9) Sullivan, C.M. (2016), “Undermining Resistance Mobilization, Repression, and the Enforcement of Political Order", Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60 (7).
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0022002714567951
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CESPIC Summer School entitled
"War, reconstruction and establishment of peace from the roots of war to the establishment of a lasting Peace" 

 
Classes will be held on September, 18-22, 2017 at the Catholic University Our Lady of Good Counsel in Tirana.
The Summer School aims to provide a group of international graduate students with scientific pillars about roots of war, peace and issues in peacebuilding. In line with Peace Science tradition, the program is interdisciplinary involving disciplines such as economics, political science, international relations and history. The Summer school is designed for Master students and 1st year PhD students. In order to favor also a fruitful and open dialogue with the faculty a small group of students will be selected. The faculty is composed of world-class scholars in the field.   
Please, see the complete announcement here and visit the CESPIC website for more information.
Newsletter,
April, 2017
17th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference
List of papers accepted
 
We are pleased to forward you the list of papers accepted to the 17th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, which will be held at the University of Antwerp on June, 26-28.  
Here the list.
NEPS Membership 2017
 
As you know, in the last years we strengthened our activities and the Jan Tinbergen Conference, our annual meeting, nowadays is an established event in Peace Science.
We would like to point out the Stuart A. Bremer Award, to support younger scholars and the NEPS medal, the award for the best publication in Peace Science among all NEPS members.

We really hope that you appreciated our engagement for the advancement of  Peace Science in Europe.
Therefore, we hope you are willing to confirm your membership in NEPS for 2017.

Benefits and membership fees  are available on our website.
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AK-Empirische Methoden der Friedens- und Konfliktforschung: Autumn Workshop
 
It will be held in Mannheim on the 9th and 10th of October 2017.
The topic of this year’s workshop is mixed methods’ application to questions of peace and conflict. The goal of the workshop is twofold: (1) reflecting on the challenges and advantages of applying
mixed-methods; and (2) discussing how this approach can best be presented in a publishable format. Abstract submissions with mixed methods designs are welcome but they are also interested in qualitative and quantitative papers that conduct theory guided empirical peace and conflict research. In the paper presentations, it is expected, however, that attention will be devoted to integrating a mixed method approach to the research question at hand.
Submission deadline for abstract15th of June 2017
Please submit your abstract(s) via the 
google form.
NEPS Website
Email
FB account name: NEPS Europe
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