Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

New books:

  • The African Union's Role in Peacekeeping: Building on Lessons Learned From Security Operations, *JZ6377.A35B33 2015
  • Boko Haram and the War on Terror, *HV6433.N62B658 2016
  • Courts in Conflict: Interpreting the Layers of Justice in Post-genocide Rwanda, *KTD157.7.P35 2015
  • The French War on Al Qa'ida in Africa , *DC59.8.M42C47 2016
  • International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute, and Palliate, *JZ6369.M55 2015
  • Rebels in a Rotten State: Understanding Atrocity in the Sierra Leone Civil War, *DT516.826.M58 2015
  • Rwanda's Popular Genocide: a Perfect Storm,*DT450.435.K5413 2016
  • Terrorism and Counter-terrorism in Africa: Fighting Insurgency From Al Shabaab, Ansar Dine and Boko Haram, *HV6433.A35S656 2015

 

Online Sources:

ACCORD
Based in South Africa, the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes publishes African Journal on Conflict Resolution, Conflict Trends, reports and occasional papers that are available through their website.

Centre for Conflict Resolution
A nonprofit organization based at the University of Cape Town. The Centre publishes reports and policy briefs about conflict in the region.

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
A South African research institution.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

GSRDC Conflict Case Studies
The Governance and Social Development Resource Centre is funded by the UK Department for International Development and the Australian Agency for International Development. This website provides case studies of Africa's major conflict zones.

Human Security Baseline Assessment Project for Sudan and South Sudan
A research project of the Small Arms Survey that publishes briefs and papers on arms, security and peacebuilding in Sudan and South Sudan.

Institute for Security Studies
A Pan-African research institute that focuses on human security issues in Africa. Some papers are available for free download.

International Crisis Group: Africa Program
The International Crisis Group is an independent organization that provides analysis on international conflicts. Their website reports on conflicts and conflict resolution both on a regional and a country level.

JSTOR 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre
An education and research organization based in Ghana, the Centre publishes research papers and reports.

MONUSCO: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Articles and reports from the UN's peacekeeping mission.

Peacebuilding Initiative Sierra Leone
Documents, case studies, and articles are available through this site.  Peacebuilding Initiative is a project of the Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research program at Harvard.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

Regional Centre on Small Arms
The Centre focuses on the stockpiling and illicit trafficking of small arms in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia 
News and reports from the Commission.

United Nations Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Resource Centre: Sierra Leone
This site features a background article and a searchable library of documents.

United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone
Information on peacebuilding and human rights in the country.