Completed Research - Exit Strategies and Peace Consolidation
Principal Investigator: Professor Richard Caplan
With the support of CIS, the John Fell OUP Research Fund, the Folke Bernadotte Academy in Sweden and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Richard Caplan (Linacre College) is directing a research group of 15 scholars and practitioners that will explore the empirical experiences of, and scholarly and policy questions associated with, exit in relation to four types of international operations where state-building has been a major objective: colonial administrations, peacekeeping operations, international administrations and military occupations.
- A first workshop was held in Oxford on 15-16 March 200.
- The second meeting was held at the European University Institute in Florence on 30 November 2007.
- A third meeting was held in Stockholm on 14-15 June 2008.
- A conference to examine the policy issues relevant to exit strategies and peace consolidation was held at Wilton Park on 13-15 March 2009.
Director: Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford
John Darwin, Beit Lecturer in the History of the British Commonwealth, University of Oxford
Case no. 1, Indonesia: Hendrik Spruyt, Dwight Harris Professor of International Relations, Northwestern University.
Case no. 2, Senegal: Anthony Chafer, Director of the Centre for European& International Studies Research, University of Portsmouth
William Durch, Senior Associate, Henry L. Stimson Center
Case no. 1, Haiti: Johanna Mendelson Forman, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Case no. 2, Sierra Leone: Sarjoh Bah, Research & Program Coordinator, Center on International Cooperation, New York University
Dominik Zaum, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Reading
Case no. 1, Kosovo: Ben Crampton, European Council
Case no. 2, East Timor: Anthony Goldstone, former Senior Political Affairs Officer, UNTAET
Gregory Fox, Associate Professor of International Law, Wayne State University
Case no. 1, Gaza: Joel Peters, Associate Professor of Government and International Affairs, Virginia Tech
Case no. 2, Iraq: Toby Dodge, Director of the Middle East Centre and a Professor in the International Relations Department at the LSE
Topic no. 1, Institutional architecture/reform: Richard Ponzio, previously Senior Policy Analyst, United Nations Peacebuilding Commission
Topic no. 2, Economics of exit and peace consolidation: Michael Pugh, Professor of International Relations, University of Bradford
Topic no. 3, Legal/normative issues: Ralph Wilde, Reader in Law, University College London