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The Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation is Berghof Foundation’s (formerly Berghof Conflict Research’s) key publication. Constantly evolving and developing, this online platform presents cutting-edge knowledge and experience for scholars and practitioners working on transforming violent ethnopolitical conflict.

Since its inception in 1999, the Berghof Handbook is designed to present state-of-the-art research and practice in conflict transformation to an international audience. It has three primary aims:

The website content comes in the form of commissioned Articles by leading experts and a Dialogue Series on key issues.

The Berghof Handbook is published in English. Selected articles also have been translated into seven languages, including: Spanish, Turkish, French, Arabic, Russian, Sinhala and Tamil.

A first print edition was published in 2004, a second one in 2011. Berghof Handbook Dialogues are also available in print.