Communal conflict

Research at the Department related to the topic of communal conflict.

Durable Resolution of Communal Conflicts

Project leader: Emma Elfversson | Project Page

Project Period: 2010 – 2017

How is sustainable peace achieved in situations of local communal conflict? This project explores the role of the state and non-state actors in addressing such conflicts, focusing on cases in Africa. It investigates the dynamics between local conflict resolution processes and central government strategies, employing both qualitative and quantitative methods. Case studies focus on communal conflicts in Kenya.

Related publications

Brosché, Johan & Emma Elfversson, 2012. “Communal Conflict, Civil War, and the State: Complexities, Connections, and the Case of Sudan”. African Journal on Conflict Resolution, Volume 12, Issue 1.