Indonesia: The Impact of Violent Conflict

13 May 2011 - 13:30 to 15:00

Chatham House, London


Patrick Barron, Doctoral Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Chair: Kirsten Schulze, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House



The speaker will examine how violence in Indonesia continues to have significant impacts. Using evidence from the Violent Conflict in Indonesia study (ViCIS), which is being conducted by the World Bank in cooperation with USAID-SERASI, JRI-Research and the Indonesian National Planning Agency, he will outline recent patterns and implications of violence in Indonesia.

Patrick Barron is a doctoral fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. For seven years, he managed the World Bank's conflict program in Indonesia. He has published widely, including articles in World Development, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of East Asian Studies, and St. Antony's International Review. His book on local conflict trajectories and community development in Indonesia was published by Yale University Press this year.

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