Past Event


Exit Strategies and Lessons Learned: From the Balkans to Afghanistan

25 November 2011 13:00–14:30

Room 221, IDS

Professor Richard Caplan, Director of the Centre for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, discussed exit strategies and lessons learned from the Balkans to Afghanistan as part of the Conflict, Violence and Development seminar series.


Professor Caplan introduced research findings from the project ‘Exit Strategies and Peace Consolidations’, examining empirical experiences of, and scholarly and policy questions associated with, exit in relation to four types of international operations where state-building has been a major objective: colonial administrations, peacekeeping operations, military occupations and international administrations.

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