Research Seminar - Peace and Conflict

  • Date: –16:00
  • Location: Universitetshuset, sal IV
  • Contact person: Ashok Swain, Uppsala universitet
  • Seminarium

"Climate Change, Conflict, and Response”

Sal IV, University House, Uppsala University, Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala or

remote participation via Zoom


14:15              Welcome and Introduction (Kristina Petrova & Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Uppsala University)

14:30             Cattle, conflict, and climate change – A qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) of pastoralist conflicts in Karamoja, Uganda). Presentation by Patrick Wennström, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (20 mins). Discussant: Sara Lindersson, Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University (25 mins).

15:15              Coffee break

Part II - Climate Change, Social Risks & Vulnerabilities - Research and Response

15:30             Introduction (Ashok Swain, Uppsala University)

15:40             Community-driven renewable energy solutions in conflict-affected climate-risk prone Myanmar. Presentation by Kyungmee Kim, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). (5 mins + 5 mins for Q & A session)

                      Climate change, armed conflict and humanitarian organizations. Presentation by Colin Walch, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).  (5 mins + 5 mins for Q & A session)

16:00              Discussion moderated by Ashok Swain

16:45              End of meeting

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