This a "Peace of Advice", podcast from the University of Oxford. Our goal is to share, summarise and introduce cutting edge research on conflict, peace and security to practitioners and the public.
May 17th, 2022 | 20 mins 32 secs
May 10th, 2022 | 32 mins 36 secs
peacekeeping, united nations
In this podcast episode, Jessica Di Salvatore and Lisa Hultman speak with Evgenija Kroeker about state-of-the-art data in peacekeeping and conflict research. Apart from addressing the different types of measures and outcomes academics use to evaluate whether peacekeeping works, Lisa and Jessica also address some challenges with regards to data collection on peacekeeping activities and highlight what academic peacekeeping and conflict data can bring to the table in relation to the UN Secretary General's 'Data Strategy'.
May 3rd, 2022 | 39 mins 54 secs
We chatted with Dr. Peace Medie about her latest book: Global Norms and Local Action: the campaigns to end violence against women in Africa. We discuss the importance of specialised mechanisms for handling Gender-Based Violence crimes, the role of African culture and cultural actors in countering violence against women, and why domestic actors are crucial partners for international organisations hoping to institutionalise women’s rights.
April 26th, 2022 | 24 mins 27 secs
In episode 4 of Peace of Advice, Prof. Marie-Jöelle Zahar talks to Tiril Rahn about how inclusion can strengthen social contracts and in turn peace processes. Zahar points to quality inclusion of the elite and society as key. Drawing on examples from South Africa, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yemen, and South Sudan this episode brings practical suggestions and challenges for peace processes.
April 19th, 2022 | 16 mins 25 secs
In the third episode of “Peace of Advice,” we sit down with peace expert Professor Halvard Buhaug from the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) to discuss his recent contribution to the 6th Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the state of climate-conflict research.
April 12th, 2022 | 36 mins 27 secs
united nations; un security council; peace; peacekeeping
In this podcast, we dialogue with Professor Anjali Dayal – Professor at Fordham University – to talk about her recent book “Incredible commitments”. We talk about the failures and successes of the UN in peace operations, negotiations and facilitating peace.
April 5th, 2022 | 29 mins 58 secs
peace operations, peacekeeping, un, united nations
Lise Howard (Georgetown University) speaks with a Peace of Advice about what powers peace operations can use, what is the role of force in peacekeeping and how dealing with illicit flows of revenue is a further challenge for UN peace operations.