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JSRP and the future

The JSRP drew to a close in 2017 but many of the researchers and partners involved in the programme continue to work on the issues and theories developed during the lifetime of the programme.

Tim Allen now directs the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa (FLCA) at LSE where many of the JSRP research team working on northern Uganda and South […]

March 27th, 2018|DFID, News, Public Authority, Publications, Resources|Comments Off on JSRP and the future|

Mary Kaldor Reacts to the Paris Attacks

Writing for The Nation today on “Why Another ‘War on Terror’ Won’t Work”, Mary Kaldor, JSRP CEO and Professor of Global Governance at LSE, bemoans what she describes as an “anachronistic and short-termist” response to the attacks, drawing lessons from the post-9/11 response to Al Qaeda and locating ISIS as “a symptom of the absence of legitimate government in Iraq and Syria”.

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Engaging with non-state actors in fragile settings

“Local people should actually question international agencies on their legitimacy, and we should listen to the voices of the poor… Why is it so difficult for representatives of international agencies to make this shift?”

– Mareike Schomerus, Justice and Security Research Programme
Mareike Schomerus and Koen Vlassenroot of the Justice and Security Research Programme were participants in last month’s round-table debate […]

New JSRP Paper on Public Authority

The JSRP has published the seventh installment of its working paper series, JSRP Paper 7: ‘Public Authority and the Provision of Public Goods in Conflict-Affected and Transitioning Regions’ by Kasper Hoffmann and Tom Kirk. The paper uses a systematic literature review to suggest that three emerging critical approaches to the production of public authority are identifiable within the contemporary literature […]

August 19th, 2013|News, Publications|0 Comments|