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« Emmanuel Macron saura-t-il éviter le piège de l’unilatéralisme en Afrique ? »

En critiquant sur le sol africain, qui plus est devant les parlementaires d’un pays voisin (la Tunisie), l’intervention de l’OTAN en Libye en 2011, le président français, Emmanuel Macron, a accompli, jeudi 1er février, un geste diplomatique fort. Mais pourra-t-il vraiment échapper à ce qui ressemble à une forme de fatalité pour la France en Afrique : l’unilatéralisme, même contre son gré ? Read more. Article originally published on Le Monde.

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Call for Papers: Amnesty to Counter Insurgency conference, University of Warwick, 14-15 June 2018

Spreading the word on a major new conference hosted by the University of Warwick, find the full document on their Imperial & Global Forum blog; This workshop is part of a Leverhulme Trust Research Network on Understanding Insurgencies: Resonances from the Colonial Past.  Led by the University of Exeter’s Centre for War, State and Society, other collaborators in this international network are the University of Warwick, University of Oxford, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Paris, University of Glasgow, Universite de Québec à Montréal, and KITLV Institute Leiden. The network is funded by the Leverhulme Trust to stage a series of workshops and conferences over a three-year period, (commencing June 2016), and leading to publications. The theme of this sixth workshop in the Understanding Insurgencies series is ‘Amnesty to Counter Insurgency’. The intention is to examine the manner in which amnesties have been used to bring about temporary cease-fires during counter-insurgency campaigns, to induce surrenders or the ending of hostilities that will bring conflict to an end, or as a means of engaging political discourse in order to generate a negotiated peace. [continued, see link]

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