In September and November, Prof. Dr Annika Björkdahl is Visiting Fellow at the Research Center “Transformations of Political Violence“.
Prof. Dr Annika Björkdahl is Professor of Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies at Lund University in Sweden. Her research focuses on the spatial turn in peace and conflict studies, memory politics and the cultural heritage of war, peacebuilding and transitional justice as well as norms in international law.
As a Visiting Fellow with TraCe, she will work on the relationship between gender and peace in research areas 3.2 Memories of Violence and 3.3 Interpretations of Violence in the City. In particular, she will examine the backlash against UNSCR 1325 and continue her research on women, peace, and security from the perspective of political violence.
Prof. Dr Annika Björkdahl will stay at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt.