The International Center for Violence Research
The ICVR is a project of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence (IKG), Bielefeld University, Germany.
The ICVR undertakes and promotes violence research in industrialized and developing societies.
In addition to the pilot project “Violence Research and Development”, ICVR is currently engaged in two projects.
- ICVR has applied for third party funding of a research project on Youth in Arab countries.
- ICVR researchers are part of the research consortium COMCRISIS on Media in Conflicts and Peace building, collaborating with scholars from Aberytwhyth University (Wales), FAFO (Norway), Uppsala Universiteit (Sweden), European Journalism Centre (Brussels), University of Sarajevo (Bosnia), Democratic Voice of Burma Foundation, Peace and Conflict Journalism Network Philippines, Punjab University (Pakistan) and Codesria (Senegal).