Professor Kristian Gleditsch speaks to Professor Jules Pretty about understanding and predicting conflict and cooperation within and between countries. Professor Gleditsch is Regius Professor of Political Science at Essex. Why do some conflicts lead to violence while others are resolved peacefully? Professor Gleditsch discusses a whole range of issues from the aftermath of the Cold War through to Afghanistan.
Brighter Futures is the film series from the Centre for Public and Policy Engagement at the University of Essex about how research can influence policy and change people's lives.
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