A matter of context: power, conflict and climate change. A conversation with Tor Benjaminsen

From the security crisis in the Sahel to the migration flows in the Mediterranean, from past and present civil wars to wildfires and flooding in Europe, a specter is haunting policy-makers: the spectre of climate change. International organisation and states have now decided to take this issue seriously and are proposing and implementing big projects (from mega-project to various forms of cooperation) to confront this existential threat. As repeated by practically all the leaders at the last COP26, climate change is not just an ecological problem but is a threat to the very existence ⋙

Interviews, climate change, IPCC, Sahel, conflict, jihadists

Research Highlights

New article on JISB: Drug Smuggling and the Stability of Fragile States. The Diverging Trajectories of Mali and Niger

What is the impact of smuggling on political ordering and stability in fragile states? The article I’ve ⋙

Workshop: Perspectives on Governance by Non-State Armed Actors

Workshop on 24 May 2021, 8:45 - 19:15 CEST (i.e. UTC+2), Scuola Normale Superiore ⋙

May-September 2021 Workshop Series Transnational Governance Cohorts: Debating Transnational Governance

The Scuola Normale Superiore and Scuola Sant'Anna are happy to announce a series of online workshops debating transnational ⋙

ERIS Emerging Research in International Security

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