HiCN Workshop: Social unrest and violent conflict in times of pandemics

The 16th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network will be an online event this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The world is experiencing an shock of massive proportions, with a host of unexplored questions and uncertain answers. Scholars can contribute substantially to the debate, in particular a network as ours with a long empirical research tradition.

Keynote speakers this year are Melissa Dell, Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Dr. Arif Husain, Chief Economist and Director of the Food Security Analysis and Trends Service at United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome, Italy.

The workshop will take place on November 10 (World Science Day for Peace and Development) and November 11 (Armistice Day). We expect to accomodate around 15 papers for online presentations each day, some of which will be presented in parallel sessions. We will also allow co- authors and a limited number of interested non-presenters to participate in the online event.

The HiCN co-directors: Tilman Brück, Patricia Justino and Philip Verwimp.

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