Advisory Board

The project benefits from the guidance of an Advisory Board of esteemed international scholars. The Advisory Board consists of:

  • Senior Professor Peter Wallensteen, Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and University of Notre Dame
  • Professor Emeritus Jan Hjärpe, Islamic Studies at Lund University
  • Professor Monica Toft, Political Science with focus on Religion and International Relations at Harvard University
  • Professor Emeritus William I. Zartman, African Studies and Conflict Management at Johns Hopkins University

Related publications


As the Islamic State (IS) is being increasingly pushed back in the Middle East, Prof. Svensson argues for the need for a discussion on how to build sustainable peace in the region. Efter IS, Mänsklig Säkerhet, 7 June 2017. (In Swedish.)  

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Prof. Svensson on the decline of political Islamism and what the international community needs to do to overcome militant Islamism. Tvådelad strategi behövs mot militant islamism, Utrikesmagasinet, 27 May 2017. (In Swedish.)

Project leader Prof. Isak Svensson on Swedish radio talking about the deadly attack in central Stockholm on 7 April 2017. Lyckas terroristerna splittra oss? Sveriges Radio P1, 13 April 2017. (In Swedish.)

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