Angela Muvumba Sellström

Senior Researcher

Research | Teaching | Publications | Other

Research

Areas

Gender, wartime sexual violence, human rights, non-state armed groups and Africa’s regional organizations; Country expertise – Burundi and South Africa.

Current research projects

Researcher in Associate Professor and Wallenberg Academy Fellow Lisa Hultman's project “Ending Atrocities: Third-Party Interventions into Civil Wars”.

Principal researcher for the three-year project (January 2016 – December 2018), “Disciplining Fighters: Understanding Armed Political Actors’ Control of Sexual Violence”, funded by the Swedish Research Council. 

Researcher in the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) project “Navigating between Big Man Politics and Democratization: Local Perceptions and Individual Agency in Processes of Electoral Violence”, project head Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Head of Research, Folke Bernadotte Academy, funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Dissertation

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2015. Stronger than Justice: Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence. Uppsala: Department of Peace and Conflict.

Teaching

Convener: Internship courses (BSSc and MSSc levels).

Co-convener, together with Professor Erik Melander:  “Gender, War and Peace” elective (MSSc level).

MSSc thesis supervision.

Undergraduate methods essay supervision.

Publications (selected)

Reports

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2015. Stronger than Justice: Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence. Development Dissertation Brief 05 Expertgruppen för Biståndsanalys (EBA), Stockholm. Available at: http://eba.se/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/DDB-2015-5-Angela-Muvumba-Sellstr%C3%B6m_web.pdf

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2013. The OAU/AU and an Africa at Peace with Itself: Time for Serious Business, ACCORD Policy and Practice Brief, Issue 26, African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Durban. Available at: http://accord.org.za/images/downloads/brief/ACCORD-policy-practice-brief-26.pdf, In French, available at: http://accord.org.za/images/downloads/brief/ACCORD-policy-practice-brief-26-french.pdf

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela. 2012. Preventing and Punishing Sexual Violence, ACCORD Policy and Practice Brief, Issue 17, ACCORD, Durban. Available at: http://accord.org.za/images/downloads/brief/ACCORD-policy-practice-brief-17.pdf

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela. 2010. Who said it was Simple? Implementing 1325, ACCORD Policy and Practice Brief, Issue 2, ACCORD, Durban. Available at: http://accord.org.za/images/downloads/brief/policy_practice2.pdf

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela, and Robyn Pharoah. 2008. HIV/AIDS and Militaries in Africa, with Robyn Pharaoh, Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town. Available at: http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela, and Lucy Corkin. 2007. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? China in Africa: Engaging the World’s Next Superpower, CCR, Cape Town. Available at: http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela, and Tim Murithi. 2005. Building an African Union for the 21st Century: The AU, NEPAD, RECs and Civil Society, CCR, Cape Town. Available at: http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela, and Helen Scanlon. 2005. A More Secure Continent: African Perspectives on the UN High-Level Panel Report, A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility, CCR, Cape Town. Available at: http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela. 2004. 10 Years after Genocide in Rwanda: Building Consensus for the Responsibility to Protect, An International Peace Academy (IPA) report on The Memorial Conference on the Rwandan Genocide, jointly organized by the Governments of Rwanda and Canada, United Nations, 26 March 2004, IPA, New York.

Peer-reviewed edited volumes

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela and Robyn Pharoah (eds.). 2008. HIV/AIDS and Society in South Africa, Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Akokpari, John, Angela Ndinga-Muvumba and Tim Murithi (eds.). 2008. The African Union and Its Institutions, Auckland: Jacana Media.

Chapters in peer-reviewed works

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2015. “Impunity for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Insights from Burundi’s Former Fighters.” in Deconstructing Women, Peace and Security: A Critical Review of Approaches to Gender and Empowerment, eds. Sandra Cheldelin and Martha Mutisi. Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council.

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela. 2009. “The World Health Organisation, UNAIDS and the Global Fund,” in Adekeye Adebajo, (ed.), From Global Apartheid to Global Village: Africa and the United Nations, Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela and Shauna Mottiar. 2007. “HIV/AIDS and the African Renaissance: South Africa’s Achilles Heel?,” in Adebayo Adedeji, Adekeye Adebajo and Chris Landsberg (eds.), South Africa’s Role in Africa: The Post-Apartheid Era, Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.

Ndinga-Muvumba, Angela. 2006. “Nonstate Actors and Governance in Uganda,” in Gilbert Khadiagala and Musifiky Mwanasali, (eds.), Peace, Security, and Governance in the Great Lakes Region, Boulder, London: Lynne Reinner Publishers.

Ero, Comfort and Angela Ndinga-Muvumba. 2004. “Small Arms, Light Weapons”, in Adekeye Adebajo and Ismail Rashid, (eds.), West Africa’s Security Challenges: Building Peace in A Troubled Region, Boulder, London: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Other publications

Muvumba Sellstöm, Angela, 2015. “Whither Burundi? Violence, protest and the post-Arusha dispensation?”, Mats Utas Blog, May 11, 2015. Available from: https://matsutas.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/whither-burundi-violence-protest-and-the-post-arusha-dispensation-by-angela-muvumba-sellstrom/

Elin Bjarnegård and Erik Melander, Gabrielle Bardall, Karen Bronéus, Erika Forsberg, Karin Johannson, Angela Muvumba Sellström and Louise Olsson. 2015. “Gender, Peace, and Armed Conflict”, in 2015 SIPRI Yearbook, Stockholm: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2014. “#EndSexualViolenceinConflict”, Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), NAI Forum, 9 June.

Muvumba Sellström, Angela. 2014. “La Compleja Lucha contra el VIH/SIDA”, Sudáfrica. Veinte años de democracia por Vanguardia, La Vanguardia Dossier, Nº: 51, Fecha: Abril/Junio 2014.

Other

Senior Research Fellow, ACCORD, 2010-2014.

Manager, Knowledge Production, ACCORD, 2008-2010.

Senior Researcher, Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), 2005-2008.

Political Officer, Office of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, 2004-2005.

Senior Programme Officer, International Peace Institute (IPI), 2000-2004.

Angela Muvumba Sellström

Angela Muvumba Sellström
Senior Researcher

E-mail: angela.muvumba-sellstrom@pcr.uu.se 
Phone: +46(0)18 471 71 56
Fax: +46 (0)18 69 51 02
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden