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Panel Discussions - Monday, September 15, 2008

Experts Discuss New Book on Building States to Build Peace

IPI recently held a panel discussion to launch its new volume, Building States to Build Peace, edited by Charles T. Call with Vanessa Wyeth.

IPI Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, Dr. Edward Luck, chaired the event, which featured remarks from volume editors Charles Call and Vanessa Wyeth. Reflecting on the valuable contribution the work makes to existing literature on state- and peace-building, the editors' comments, together with those of expert discussant, Mr. Espen Eide, Norwegian Deputy Minister of Defence, generated a lively Q-and-A session with audience members.

Through a combination of thematic chapters and in-depth case studies, Building States to Build Peace covers the full range of the most vexing and diverse problems confronting domestic and international actors seeking to build states while building peace. For more information or to purchase the volume, please click here.

Charles T. Call and Vanessa Wyeth, eds., Building States to Build Peace (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2008).

Chair
Dr. Edward C. Luck,
Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, International Peace Institute

Speakers
Dr. Charles T. Call,
Senior Fellow, US Institute of Peace; Assistant Professor of International Affairs, American University

Ms. Vanessa Wyeth,
Senior Policy Analyst, International Peace Institute

Discussant
Mr. Espen Barth Eide,
Norwegian State Secretary/Deputy Minister of Defence

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