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How Photography can Build Peace and Justice in War-Torn Communities. The Conversation (September 2021)

Trash is Piling Up in Rural Colombia – That’s a bad Sign for Peace. Political Violence at a Glance (July 2, 2020)

What Afghan Women (and Men) Really Want. Foreign Policy Magazine (May 9, 2019)

Colombia’s long-term peace may depend on support for the Truth Commission.Washington Post, Monkey Cage (February 4, 2019)


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Peer Reviewed Articles:
  1. Firchow, P. & Y. Selim (2022). Meaningful Engagement from the Bottom-Up? Taking Stock of Participation in Transitional Justice Processes. International Journal of Transitional Justice.
  2. Firchow, P. & M. Gellman, eds. (2021). Collaborative Methodologies: Why, How, and for Whom? PS Political Science & Politics. doi:10.1017/S1049096521000330
  3. Levy, N. & P. Firchow (2021). Measuring Peace from the Bottom-up with the Pasto Indigenous Group in Nariño, Colombia. PS Political Science & Politics. doi:10.1017/S1049096521000275
  4. Cole, E. & P. Firchow. (2019). Reconciliation Barometers: Tools for Post-Conflict Policy Design. International Journal of Transitional Justice.
  5. Firchow, P. and R. Mac Ginty. (2017) Including hard to access populations using mobile phone surveys and participatory indicators. Sociological Methods and ResearchDOI: 0049124117729702.
  6. Firchow, P. (2017) Do Reparations Repair Relationships? Setting the Stage for Reconciliation in Colombia. International Journal of Transitional Justice. Vol. 11, Issue 2: 315-338.
  7. Firchow, P. and R. Mac Ginty (2017) Measuring Peace: Comparability, Commensurability and Complementarity using Bottom-Up Indicators. International Studies ReviewVol. 19, Issue 1: 6-27.
  8. Firchow, P. and C. Martin-Shields (2017) PeaceTech Symposium: The Liminal Spaces for Technology in Peacebuilding. International Studies Perspectives. Vol. 18, Issue 1: 4-42.
  9. Firchow, P. and R. Mac Ginty (2017) The practicalities and ethics of mobile phone surveys in conflict-affected contexts. International Studies Perspectives. Vol. 18, Issue 1: 4-42.
  10. Mac Ginty, R. and P. Firchow. (2016). Everyday Narratives in World Politics. Politics doi: 10.1177/0263395715622967
  11. Firchow, P. (2014). The Implementation of the Institutional Program of Collective Reparations in Colombia.  Journal of Human Rights Practice. Vol. 6, Issue 2: 327-355
  12. Firchow, P. (2013). Must our Communities Bleed to Receive Social Services? Development Projects and Collective Reparations Schemes in Colombia. Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 8:3, 50-63.
  13. Firchow, P. and Mac Ginty, R. (2013). Reparations and Peacebuilding: Issues and Controversies. Human Rights Review, Vol. 14, Issue 3: 231-239.Firchow,
  14. Firchow, P. and Mac Ginty, R. eds. (2013). Special Section entitled “Reparations and Peacebuilding.” Human Rights Review, Vol. 14, Issue 3: 231-289.
  15. Firchow, P. (2013).  A Cuban Spring? The use of the Internet as a tool of democracy promotion by USAID in Cuba. Information Technology for Development. Vol. 19, Issue 4: 347-357.
  16. Firchow, P. (2015). The Role of Power, Resistance and Protest in Shaping Contemporary Argentine Domestic Policies. Latin American Perspectives, Vol. 42, No. 1: 74-83.
  17. Firchow, P. (2007). Social Protest in Argentina: Strategies, Conflicts and Forms of Interaction with the State.  Journal for the Study of Peace and Conflict. 2006-2007 Annual Edition, pgs. 37-49.
  18. Firchow, P. (2005). ‘New’ War Theory: Does the Case of Colombia Apply?  The Journal of Peace, Conflict and Development, 7, 32-58.