Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Speaker Series

Schedule Spring 2018

22 March

Enzo Nussio, ETH Zurich

19 April

Alexandra Hartman, UCL 

3 May 

Megan Stewart, American University

14 June

Reed Wood, Arizona State University

For the 2011-2017 lectures, see Previous Speaker Series.

Upcoming events

‘The Impact of Informal Institutions on Land Dispute Resolution, Property Rights, and Investment: Long Term Experimental Evidence from Liberia’

HartmanAlexandra Hartman, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy, University College of London

Alexandra Hartman is an assistant professor at the University College of London. She received her PhD in political science at Yale University, and received her BA at Brown University in international relations. Her dissertation was awarded the APSA APCG-Lynne Rienner Best Dissertation Award in African politics in 2015.   Dr. Hartman’s research interests include the social origins of violence, and how individuals, communities and states construct order. She has conducted field research on questions related to land disputes, access to formal justice, property rights and how violence affect individual and group identity in countries such as Liberia, Egypt and Jordan. Dr. Hartman has published articles in journals such as Journal of Peace Research and American Political Science Review.

The talk will be held at 13.15-14.45, 19 April, in Hall 3576, Östra Ågatan 19 and is open to the public. Welcome!

Previous events

‘Attitudinal and Emotional Consequences of Islamist Terrorism in Europe’

Enzo Nussio, Senior Researcher, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich

Enzo Nussio is currently a senior researcher at the Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich. He holds a Ph.D. in International Affairs and Governance from the University of St. Gallen. Dr. Nussio was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Universidad de los Andes and a lecturer at the Universidad Nacional in Bogotá. Enzo Nussio’’s research focuses on topics relating to post-conflict issues, with research interests including disarmament and reintegration of former soldiers in society, transitional justice, reduction of political and social violence, and reconciliation and state building. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Conflict Resolution, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Terrorism and Political Violence.