Adam Baczko

Core researcher

Junior Research Fellow, EHESS

A Phd candidate in Political Science at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris), Adam Baczko researches comparatively the exercise of justice by armed groups and its political implications, with a particular focus on Afghanistan. He carried out fieldwork in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq and Syria. Prior joining the ERC Social Dynamics of Civil Wars Program, he was a Trajectories of Change Fellow at the Zeit-Stifnung in Hamburg, a Junior Visiting Fellow at the IWM (Institute for Human Science, Vienna) and an Order, Conflict and Violence Fellow at Yale University. He holds a Joint BA in War Studies and History from King’s College London and a MA in Political Science from the EHESS.

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" Syrie. Anatomie d'une guerre civile " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , CNRS Editions, Paris, 2016

Non peer-reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

" De la contre-insurrection a la désintégration : L’échec stratégique de l’Armée au Sierra Leone " , Stratégiques, No. 100, 2012
" Les revers de l’armée américaine dans la Guerre d’Afghanistan : le cas de la Kounar " , Politique américaine, No. 19: 2012
" United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP) " with Dorronsoro, Gilles in Joachim A. Koops, Thierry Tardy, Norrie MacQueen, and Paul D. Williams, The Oxford Handbook of U.N. Peacekeeping Operations, Oxford University Press, New York, 2014
" Vers un nouvel Etat syrien ? Les institutions du gouvernorat d’Alep " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay in Francois Burgat and Bruno Paoli (dir.), Pas de printemps pour la Syrie ? Acteurs et defis de la crise syrienne (2011- 2013), La Découverte, Paris, 2013

Policy Reports

" The Militia System in Kunduz " with Dorronsoro, Gilles , Paris, Noria Research, 2016
" Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq " with Beaumont, Robin, Xavier Houdoy, Félix Legrand and Arthur Quesnay , Paris, Noria Research, 2014
" Between Al Qaeda and the Syrian regime: A Path out of the Current Crisis " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , Washington D.C., New America Foundation, 2013
" The Civilian Administration of the Insurgency in Aleppo " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , Paris, Noria Research, 2013
" Building a Syrian State in a Time of Civil War " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , Washington D.C., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2013
" La triple crise afghane: perspectives pour 2014 " , Paris, Noria Research, 2013
" Shadow Justice: How the Taliban run their Judiciairy " with Giustozzi, Antonio and Claudio Franco , Kabul, Integrity Watch Afghanistan, 2012

Peer-Reviewed Articles

" Logiques transfrontalières et salafisme globalisé: l’Etat islamique en Afghanistan " with Dorronsoro, Gilles , Critique internationale, No. 74, 2017
" Le Capital social révolutionnaire : l’exemple de la Syrie entre 2011 et 2014 " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales, Vol. 216, No. 1, 2016
" Legal Rule and Tribal Politics: The US Army and the Taliban in Afghanistan (2001–13) " , Development and Change, Vol. 47, No. 6, 2016
" The Politics of the Taliban’s Shadow Judiciary, 2003-2013 " with Giustozzi, Antonio , Central Asian Affairs, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2014
" Juger en situation de guerre civil : les cours de justice Taleban en Afghanistan (2001-2013) " , Politix, No. 104, 2013
" Mobilisations par délibération et crises polarisantes : les protestations pacifiques en Syrie en 2011 " with Dorronsoro, Gilles and Arthur Quesnay , Revue francaise de science politique, Vol. 63, No. 5, 2013
" Les conflits fonciers comme analyseurs des guerres civiles : chefs de guerre, militaires américains et juges Taleban dans la Kunar " , Revue d’étude des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée, No. 133, 2013