GROW-Net Workshop

Please note: This page refers to an event that has already taken place.

Time: Friday, 18 June 2010 09:00-16:00
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

The workshop will consist of three paper sessions and a concluding session on post GROW activities. We encourage paper givers to limit their presentation to 15 minutes (less is preferable) and allocate 5 minutes to each discussant, leaving ample time for questions and comments from the audience. Bring your memory stick if your presentation contains visual material and effects.

09.00-10.30 Session I

1. Joakim Kreutz: When governments “rebel”: How Internal Power Struggles Can Make Governments Reignite Civil War

Discussant: Sven Chojnacki


2. Johan Dittrich Hallberg: Decentralization: Cure or Curse for Ethnically Heterogeneous Societies? A Quantitative Analysis

Discussant: Kathleen Cunningham


3. Julian Wucherpfennig, Nils Metternich, Lars-Erik Cederman and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch:

Ethnicity, the State, and the Duration of Civil Wars

Discussant: Erik Melander


10.30-10.45 Break


10.45-12.15 Session II

4. Andrea Ruggeri: Political Entrepreneurs, Diffusion and Escalation of Violence: The Case of Lebanon


Discussant: Nils Weidmann


5. Håvard Wahl Kongsgård: Geography Matters, but People Are the Key; The Location of Viet Cong

Initiated Incidents

Discussant: Alex Braithwaite


6. Christa Deiwiks, Lars-Erik Cederman and Kristian Skrede Gleditsch: Inequality and Ethno-Nationalist Conflict in Federations

Discussant: Gudrun Østby


12.15-13.00 Lunch


13.00-14.00 Session III

7. Drago Bergholt: Income growth and Civil Conflicts - An Instrumental Variable Approach

Discussant: Camber Warren


8. Nils Metternich: Democratization of Economic Competitors and Civil War Onset

Discussant: David Cunningham


14.00-16.00 (ca) Discussion on future activities



Contact Johan Dittrich Hallberg ( for comments and questions.