This might be of interest to list members. It concerns conflicts in Indonesia, which often have interethnic or interreligious elements (though ethnicity and religion are often not the real problems behind the intractability of the conflicts!). Indonesia has had much success recently (Aceh, Maluku, etc.) in resolving or transforming their conflicts. Hope this site can be of some relevance for others, in Indonesia and further afield:


The CNRS-LIPI conflict studies website (formerly at has moved to

All pages have been updated; some have been added or significantly expanded (e.g., Aceh, IDPs and Forced Migration, Policy Alternatives, Research Methodologies). Announcements of upcoming conferences are posted on the front page.

We hope the site will now be more useful for work in post-conflict settings, in Indonesia or elsewhere. (Apologies for cross-posting).

Kind regards,

W. Glenn Smith and Hélène Bouvier
Laboratoire Asie du Sud-Est et Monde Austronésien (LASEMA-CASE)
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Centre A.G. Haudricourt, Campus CNRS, B.P. 8,
7 rue Guy?Môquet
94801 Villejuif Cedex, France

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