Eurasian Peace Science Conference

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Koç University
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We invite proposals for the 9th Annual Eurasian Peace Science Conference which will take place on 13-14 January 2020 at the Rumelifeneri campus of Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference’s goals are to broaden cooperation and intellectual dialogue amongst Eurasian and Middle Eastern peace science scholars, to encourage the fruitful interaction with the worldwide peace science community, and to bring together the most updated and relevant research on conflict and peace-related topics from throughout the entire world.

All aspects of the peace science discipline are welcome, including in particular:

(a) empirical studies of political violence and peaceful resolution;

(b) quantitative and formal analyses of conflict and peace processes;

(c) peace science methodology and theory;

(d) alliances, investment, trade, and conflict;

(e) economic and political causes of international and domestic violence, encompassing war, ethnic conflict, terrorism, and criminal activity;

(f) contemporary regional conflicts, particularly in Eurasia and the Middle East;

(g) security and foreign policy; and

(h) conflict analysis, management, and resolution. Please check for additional information

Paper submissions should be made at

Queries can be addressed to hosts Dr. Belgin Şan Akça and Dr. Reşat Bayer through (or

All submissions before 1 October 2019 will be considered for the conference. We look forward to welcoming you to Istanbul in January 2020.