Dr Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

Reader, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University


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. 


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


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?

  • Visit the Stitched Voices blog here.


  • NEW publication on drawing as a social research method: El Refaie, Elisabeth, Alida Payson, Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and Sofia Gameiro: "Pictorial and spatial metaphor in the drawings of a culturally diverse group of women with fertility problems", Visual Communication, online first, 2018.
  • Bliesemann de Guevara, Berit, and Roland Kostic (eds): Knowledge and Expertise in International Interventions: The Politics of Facts, Truth and Authenticity, London: Routledge, 2018.


  • S18 | Global Epistemics: Structures, Practices, and Pathways of Knowledge Formation and Diffusion, section co-chair with Inanna Hamati-Ataya, 12th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Prague, 12-15 September 2018.