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What causes rebel recruitment? Into the mind of a former jihadist

Pax et Bellum | Analysis, Barbara Magalhães Teixeira, Civil Wars, Middle East and North Africa, Rebel Recruitment | , , , , , , ,

The TED Talk of Manwar Ali, filmed in April 2016, touches upon a central subject in Peace and Conflict Research: rebel recruitment. He is a former jihadist that shares his experience of joining a rebel group and risking his life for a cause. Through his …

Changing colors: a glance at identity group voting in Texas, Utah and Iowa

Pax et Bellum | Alessandro Fava, Americas, Articles, International Politics, Joel Martinsson, Sofia Jarvis | , , , , , , , , , ,

The 2012 Election was with American measurements a devastating loss for the Republican Party and its nominee Mitt Romney. In the wake of Romney’s failed presidential bid the Republican party presented an evaluation of what went wrong, labelling it “The Growth and Opportunity Project”. The …

Call for volunteer: Career Day 2017

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Join the Career Day 2017 project group!
Career Day is a job fair organized by Utrikespolitiska Föreningen (UF), Uppsala Politicesstuderande (UPS), Föreningen Samhällsvetarna, Uppsala Peace and Development Students’ Association (UPaD) and Pax et Bellum. The event is held yearly to let students in the social …