Concepts of Conflict Transformation

What is conflict transformation about, and how does it relate to other concepts like peacebuilding, conflict resolution or conflict settlement?

Handbook Articles:

  • Louis Kriesberg: The State of the Art in Conflict Transformation. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Norbert Ropers: A Systemic Approach: Reflections on Sri Lanka. 2011. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Hugh Miall: Conflict Transformation: A Multi-Dimensional Task. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Cordula Reimann: Assessing the State-of-the-Art in Conflict Transformation. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Githathevi Kanisin: Consilience of Knowledge for Sustained Positive Peace: A response to the Articles by Cordula Reimann and Hugh Miall. 2003. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Dieter Senghaas: The Civilisation of Conflict: Constructive Pacifism as a Guiding Notion for Conflict Transformation. 2004. Handbook Article. PDF >

Also of interest:

  • Véronique Dudouet: Transitions from Violence to Peace: Revisiting Analysis and Intervention in Conflict Transformation. 2006. Report No. 15. Hardcopy >
  • Berghof Foundation (Ed.): Berghof Glossary on Conflict Transformation. 20 Notions for Theory and Practice. 2012. Berlin/Tübingen: Berghof Foundation. Glossary. more >