Posts by: Bridget Conley

A new journal article by Bridget Conley and Chad Hazlett (Assistant Professor of Political Science and Statistics, UCLA) is now available. The article, “How very massive atrocities end: A dataset and typology” can be accessed through the Journal of Peace Research, presents research on the endings of 43 cases in which more than […]

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The second state case study in the WPF’s new research project tracking COVID 19 in places of detention, is now available. In this newly published case study, we analyze the data and infection trends in Illinois. We have also updated the Massachusetts case study.

Illinois is home to an enormous array of […]

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WPF’s Bridget Conley interviews Xiaodon Liang about this new WPF published paper, “A typology of corrupt third-parties in the legal arms trade” (World Peace Foundation April 2020).

Drawing on WPF’s Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, Liang developed a typology of third party actors in arms deals. In this video interview, Liang provides an overview […]

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On Monday, April 20th, I had the chance to speak with Adrienne Klein, a Fletcher graduate and former student of mine, about time she spent working in a makeshift morgue in New York City. I spoke with her while she was ‘camping out’ in quarantine in an empty apartment several blocks from her home.

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Elliot Prasse-Freeman discusses research on his Rohingya political subjectivity amidst dislocation and mass violence.

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Whether the goal is to minimize coronavirus transmission across society, to protect detained people who are at heightened risk, or to improve the criminal justice system, we need to learn both to see the larger contours of Detentionville and the extreme variations within it. It is simultaneously national and local. While the affects of detention are not borne equally by all, the pandemic also reveals that we all live near Detentionville.

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