Alumni Talks


Democracy from Below or Above? Prospects and Challenges for Peace

In the photo: Peter Wallensteen, Isak Svensson and Kristine Höglund

The DPCR Alumni Association held its second Alumni Talks on 28 April, this year with the theme “Democracy from Below or Above? Prospects and Challenges for Peace”. The two main speakers were Professor Kristine Höglund and Professor Isak Svensson, who both took up the positions as Professors at the Department last year. Isak Svensson's research focuses on international mediation in civil wars, religious aspects of conflict resolution processes, and dynamics of strategic nonviolent conflicts. Kristine Höglund's areas of expertise are peace processes and peacebuilding, electoral violence, and transitional justice. The talk was moderated by Professor Peter Wallensteen.

The Alumni Talks event was filmed and can be viewed here


Peace in the World: Trends in Modern History and Prospects for the Future

In the photo: Erik Melander, Peter Wallensteen and Håvard Hegre

The Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the DPCR Alumni Association on 26 February 2014 brought together the most recent Dag Hammarskjöld Professors to talk about their views on the emerging trends in peace throughout the world. In the well-attended alumni event, Professor Peter Wallensteen and Professor Håvard Hegre presented historic trends and predictions on conflict and peace in the world. Departure for the discussion were two articles by the professors, recently published in the Journal of Peace Research. The event was moderated by Professor Erik Melander. After interesting presentations and discussions the speakers mingled with the alumnis at the following reception.

The discussion was filmed and can be viewed online: part 1 and part 2

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DPCR Alumni Newsletter April 2017