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18th May 2022

The Cross-Border Conflict Evidence, Policy and Trends (XCEPT) research programme held a panel event to discuss the experiences of young people growing...

BLOG

28th April 2022

Western visions for a post-war Syria often entail the creation of disarmament and reintegration programs oriented toward members of Islamist groups an...

BLOG

31st March 2022

Learnings from working with Rohingya residing in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

BRIEFING PAPER

17th March 2022

Recognizing that members of affected populations are central to the development of insights for analyzing the impacts of conflict and local research, ...

BLOG

What the Taliban’s Rise to Power Means for the Mobility of A...

Haroun Rahimi, Development Consultant and Assistant Professor of Law at the American University of Afghanistan

3rd December 2021

Haroun Rahimi, from the American University of Afghanistan, explores the multidirectional impact that the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan has had on...

RESEARCH REPORT

3rd December 2021

Since Iraq’s first general elections in 2005, how have Iraqi political parties and organisations changed, especially those established and administere...

BLOG

1st December 2021

Ethiopia’s devastating civil war recently entered into its second year and, to achieve peace, both sides in the conflict need to accept some difficult...

RESEARCH REPORT

29th November 2021

This study examines access to justice for gender-based violence in the family and criminal law systems of federal Iraq. It finds that it remains near ...

BLOG

12th November 2021

As an entrenched military elite tries to protect extensive economic and political interests despite no public support, parts of the old regime are rea...

RESEARCH REPORT

3rd October 2021

Regularly Irregular focuses on the Gaashamo corridor—a series of small border crossings between Ethiopia and Somaliland—to analyze the everyday govern...

RESEARCH REPORT

1st October 2021

Lasanod: City at the Margins examines the economic and political consequences of this ambiguous borderland status, which has led to new forms of reven...

BLOG

14th September 2021

A conversation with Joseph Diing Majok in South Sudan on his scholarship-winning research under the XCEPT programme.

RESEARCH REPORT

1st July 2021

Since 2003, frequent outbreaks of violence in Iraq have led to a heavily militarised local police force. In the post-ISIL period, there have been rene...

NEWSLETTER

23rd June 2021

Joint bulletin from the X-Border Local Research Network about recent research and activities from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Malc...

RESEARCH REPORT

14th May 2021

This research addresses the reasons behind the failure of Basra’s local government in providing services to its citizens and analyses the impact of th...

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