Dr Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

Reader, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University

About

I am a Reader in Peacebuilding, Director of Research & Director of the 'Centre for the International Politics of Knowledge' at the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, UK. 

Research

My research  interests include knowledge in international politics; international state- and peacebuilding; violent conflict; myth and narrative in international politics; and political charisma. 

Publications

I have published several monographs, edited books & special journal issues, and written numerous articles and book chapters. I am also a co-editor of a book series & editorial board member of several journals and series.



What's new?

  • We've just been awarded the Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales Prize for the Best Collaborative Project 2011-2015!
  • The Stitched Voices exhibition now has a blog - read our reflections on organising a conflict-related textile exhibition here.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

  • 11 October 2017: “The Joys and Woes of Arts-based Research with Local Associates on Violent Conflict in Myanmar”, colloquium of the Centre for the International Politics of Knowledge, Aberystwyth University.
  • 9 November 2017: "The Peacebuilding Effect: Intimate networks and strategic knowledge in international interventions", International Politics Research Seminar, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University.
  • Roundtable "Does Truth Matter? What are the rules of truth, facts, and expert knowledge in a "post-truth" climate?", 59th Annual Convention, International Studies Association, San Francisco, 4-7 April 2018.
  • "Feminism, Culture, and 'Everyday' Peace: Exploring the Importance of Personal Lives in Conflict Analyses and Intervention Strategies", 59th Annual Convention, International Studies Association, San Francisco, 4-7 April 2018, with Rachel Julian, Ellen Furnari and Robin Redhead.