project . 2017 - 2021 . Closed

The Changing Character of Conflict Platform: Understanding, Tracing and Forecasting Change across Time, Space and Cultures

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: AH/P005446/1
  • Funded under: AHRC Funder Contribution: 652,325 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2017
    End Date
    31 Dec 2021
Description
We will develop the "Changing Character of Conflict (CCC) Platform" that will transform current ways of thinking about conflict in three ways: first, the project will be the first of its kind to produce a comprehensive understanding of how, when and in which direction conflict changes. Second, drawing on this understanding, it will allow tracing and visualising dynamic change over time in five dimensions which shape armed conflict: the actors involved, the methods used, the environments in which conflict is embedded, the resources used to fuel conflict and the impact it has on civilians. Third, it will provide evidence-based guidance to forecast the di...
Description
We will develop the "Changing Character of Conflict (CCC) Platform" that will transform current ways of thinking about conflict in three ways: first, the project will be the first of its kind to produce a comprehensive understanding of how, when and in which direction conflict changes. Second, drawing on this understanding, it will allow tracing and visualising dynamic change over time in five dimensions which shape armed conflict: the actors involved, the methods used, the environments in which conflict is embedded, the resources used to fuel conflict and the impact it has on civilians. Third, it will provide evidence-based guidance to forecast the di...
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