Guidelines to Conflict Sensitive Research
Doing research in conflict contexts is crucial. But how do you best conduct research in conflict-affected contexts? These guidelines are designed for all levels of researchers – from research student to professor – who conduct research in settings that are affected by conflict.
The guidelines take you through 9 steps of a research cycle and point your attention to critical and sensitive aspects of research in and on conflict.
Adopting a conflict sensitive approach to research helps to understand the interaction of research with multiple layers of overt or latent conflicts. The interaction of research and conflict context effects what is being researched, how research is carried out, and the knowledge that is thus produced.
The guidelines were developed in close collaboration with swisspeace and in close interaction with researchers, funders and people working in international cooperation.
Authors: Ursina Bentele
Standard identifier: ISSN 2297-184X/DOI 10.528/zendo3601000