OUT NOW: Call for Papers for Workshop "Predicting Conflict"

10 Juni 2021

From 27-29th of October the workshop “Predicting Conflict“ will be held by the “Competence Center for Crisis Early Warning“ (Kompetenzzentrum Krisenfrüherkennung - KompZ KFE) at the Universität der Bundeswehr München.

The workshop aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of crisis early warning. It offers ample opportunities to present your research, to exchange, discuss and evaluate ideas around the topic of conflict prediction as well as provides for a venue of networking.

We are interested in proposals related to the following topics:

▪ Predicting conflict escalation and modelling escalatory dynamics.
▪ Improving the interpretability of crisis early warning models (e.g., via interpretable machine learning methods, user interfaces or creative visualizations).
▪ Using novel data sources, unstructured data or innovative methodo-logical approaches to predict conflict.

Please submit your abstracts (250 words max) to KompZKFE@unibw.de by Saturday, 31st of July. We are looking forward to your proposals.

The complete call for papers can be found here.

The KompZ KFE is jointly funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Federal Foreign Office (FFO). The KompZ KFE seeks to develop innovative conceptual approaches and methods to improve crisis early warning systems. The research output of the KompZ KFE benefits the digital crisis early warning systems used by the MoD and FFO.