Measuring Peace the EPI Way

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in News | No Comments

Measuring Peace the EPI Way The Everyday Peace Indicators Project (EPI) addresses concerns about how peace is understood within local communities in order to integrate the conceptions and priorities of everyday people into policy processes. EPI´s principal investigators Prof. Pamina Firchow (George Mason University) and Prof. Roger Mac Ginty (University of Manchester) have recently published […]

George Mason Undergraduates Define their Everyday Peace

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in News | No Comments

George Mason Undergraduates Primarily Look to Indicators of Diversity to Define their Everyday Peace By Genesis Lazo At the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (SCAR) we often ask ourselves about how peace can be achieved in communities around the world.  In classrooms, students and faculty alike focus on an array of domestic and international […]

“Breaking Barriers Conference and Workshop”

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in News | No Comments

EPI Team hosts the “Breaking Barriers Conference and Workshop” with the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium, December 2016, Cape Town, South Africa The Everyday Peace Indicators Project co-hosted the “Breaking Barriers Conference and Co-Design Workshop” together with the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium (PEC), DME for Peace. This conference was possible thanks to funding from the Carnegie Corporation of […]

The Carnegie Corporation of New York features EPI on their Website

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in News | No Comments

The Carnegie Corporation of New York just featured EPI on their website at carnegie.org See the post entitled “Direct Analytical Approach to Peacebuilding” here: https://www.carnegie.org/news/articles/direct-analytical-approach-peacebuilding/

Top-down and bottom-up narratives of peace and conflict

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in News | No Comments

Roger Mac Ginty and Pamina Firchow just published “Top-down and bottom-up narratives of peace conflict” in the Journal Politics. If you’d like a pdf copy please email Pamina at pfirchow (at) gmu.edu Top-down and bottom-up narratives of peace conflict Based on findings from the Everyday Peace Indicators project, the article considers how top-down and bottom-up narratives […]

The Everyday Peace Indicators Project comes to Latin America

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in News | No Comments

We recently began an extension of the Everyday Peace Indicators pilot project in the Montes de Maria region of Colombia. We chose two villages for the pilot: Don Gabriel and El Salado. The villages have many things in common. They were both affected by violence in the late 90s and early 2000s, they have similar […]

Some updates on the Everyday Peace Indicators Project

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in News | No Comments

Pamina recently did an interview with the Academic Council on the United Nations System on the Everyday Peace Indicators project. You can listen to it here: http://acuns.org/current-issues-53/?utm_source=E-Update&utm_campaign=baea50024a-E_update_August_20148_13_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2860348e31-baea50024a-150843437

Join the discussion on the Everyday Peace Indicators on dmeforpeace.org!

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in News | No Comments

Join me on Thursday, May 7th at 10am EST to learn more about the Everyday Peace Indicators Project! http://dmeforpeace.org/discuss/everyday-peace-indicators-including-hard-access-populations-international-peacebuilding

Anecdotal indicators in advance of an election

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in News | No Comments

By Roger Mac Ginty As someone who is involved in the Everyday Peace Indicators project, and someone who has just lived through the referendum on Scottish independence, I have been thinking about how informal and anecdotal indicators helped me gauge the public mood in the run up to the referendum. The referendum, which was held […]

“You cannot ask us to talk about peace”

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in News | No Comments

“You cannot ask us to talk about peace. We do not know what peace looks like. We do not know what peace feels like”: The challenges of conducting research with a community under siege.  By Leila Emdon This guest entry by Leila Emdon from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation addresses her personal experience in conducting research with […]

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