- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Gaudence Nyirabikali has academic and field-based research experience in peacebuilding processes and the post-conflict reconstruction of state and society, drawing particularly on research and fieldwork in Angola and Northern Ireland. Her research interests include social and political dynamics within African post-colonial states, state–society relations and the quality of governance structures in relation to fostering political stability, sustainable peace and human development.
Conflict resolution and transformation; inclusive societal reconstruction of conflict-affected societies; peace and human rights education; state-society relations in the context of African post-colonial states; pluralistic governance; globalisation and global justice.
PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland – UK; MSc in International and European Relations, Linköping University, Sweden