Private Military and Security Companies - Agents of Diffusion?

1:30pm - 3:00pm / Wednesday 13th March 2019
Type: Seminar / Category: Department
  • Admission: Admission is free. Please email Birte Gippert to register B.Gippert@liverpool.ac.uk
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Private Military and Security Companies - Agents of Diffusion? with Vanessa Gottwick

Despite the knowledge that civil wars diffuse, we know little about the actors triggering this process. One factor that has not been taken into consideration while analysing the processes of diffusion, are Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). Hence, this presentation will introduce a theory-based explanation of how PMSCs affect the process of internal conflicts spreading across borders.