GPIA Professor Terra Lawson-Remer was featured on HBO’s Vice Documentary Series in an episode in season 2 focusing on The Resource Curse. Lawson-Remer was contacted by HBO to provide expert opinion on the situation in Papua New Guinea where abundant natural resources are fueling civil conflict and environmental destruction instead of contributing to peace and prosperity. Having written extensively …
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Book Launch: Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, co-edited by GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Today is the official book launch for Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, a publication co-edited by GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. The book is a product of JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI)’s five-year research project, and analyzes the interactions of horizontal inequalities (HIs), people’s perceptions and institutions, as well as their impacts on stability and conflict risks in sub-Saharan African countries.
“The main focus of the performance was to tackle the notions of autonomy and decision making process within the machine in relation to human beings. The starting point was to problematize the binary nature of the flying device juxtaposed to the human nature that is far more complex than just ones and zeroes. ” – Dinka Dumicic