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Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology Network

PACSA is a research network for the study of peace and conflict from an anthropological point of view. Both peace and conflict are problematic concepts, and what constitutes an anthropological point of view is open to discussion. Peace can denote anything from a personal feeling (‘peace of mind’) to a social order (‘just peace’). A conflict can be anything from an interpersonal disagreement to a worldwide, drawn-out war. For the sake of clarity, we define the scope of PACSA:s engagements as follows: