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9 am 15/12 Peacekeeping in the context of conflict response mechanisms; Peacekeeping after the Cold War; The future of peacekeeping (challenges and current reform initiatives)

Richard Caplan is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Studies. He is also an Official Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford University. His principal research interests are concerned with international organisations and conflict management, with a particular focus on peacekeeping and 'post-conflict' peace- and state-building. He is the author and editor of several books, among them Europe's New Nationalism: States and Minorities in Conflict (Oxford University Press, 1996); A New Trusteeship? The International Administration of War-torn Territories (IISS/Routledge, 2002); Europe and the Recognition of New States in Yugoslavia (Cambridge University Press, 2005); International Governance of War-torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2005); and Exit Strategies and State Building (Oxford University Press, 2012). Professor Caplan has served as a Specialist-Advisor to the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs in the UK House of Commons; a Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS); and New York Director of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR). He has also served as a consultant to the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) and to various national governments. He has also been a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Fragile States. Prof Caplan has held fellowships and received grants from the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust, the US Institute of Peace, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Folke Bernadotte Academy. He has held visiting positions at SciencesPo (Paris), the University of Konstanz, Princeton University, and the European University Institute (EUI). VIDEO Richard Caplan : Mesuring Peace Consolidation


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