The Congo Research Briefs are a joint publication of the Conflict Research Group (CRG) at Ghent University, the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the Study Group on Conflicts and Human Security (GEC-SH) at the University of Kivu Research Center (CERUKI), and the Governance-in- Conflict Network (GiC). These provide concise and timely summaries of ongoing research on the Congo that is being undertaken by CRG, SSRC, GEC-SH, GiC, and their partners.

Congo Research Brief 1: Constructed Anarchy: Governance, Conflict and Precarious Property Rights in Bukavu, DRC

Congo Research Brief 2: Recycling as bricolage in the Congolese National Police: Lessons from police training in the DRC

Congo Research Brief 3: Disappearing across the border: circular return and the social dynamics of secrecy and concealment between Uganda's Nakivale Refugee Settlement and eastern DRC

Congo Research Brief 4: The Political Dimensions of Displacement and Spontaneous Return in Faradje, northeast DRC

Congo Research Brief 5: Do Local Agreements Forge Peace? The Case of Eastern DRC

Congo Research Brief 6: Making Sense of Repressive Actions Against Artisanal Miners in Southeastern DRC