Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies
- Peacebuilding, Transitional Justice and Gender Just-Peace
- Divided Cities and Urban Peacebuilding
- State-making and War-making
Björkdahl’s research includes international and local peacebuilding with a particular focus on urban peacebuilding, and gender and transitional justice and she is currently directing three research projects: Contested Administrations - Conflict Resolution and the Improvement of Democracy; Divided Cities a Challenge to Development and Peacebuilding; Transitional Justice and Gender Just Peace. Björkdahl is also part of the STANCE research project where she investigates war and statebuilding.
Among her recent publications are the co-edited volumes Spatialising Peace and Conflict: Mapping the Production of Place, Sites and Scales of Violences (2016 Palgrave), Peacebuilding and Friction: Global and Local Encounters in Post-Conflict Societies (2016 Routledge), Divided Cities–Governing Contested issues (2015 Nordic Academic Press), Importing EU norms? Conceptual Framework and Empirical Cases (2015 Springer), and she has published articles in journal such as Peace and Change, Human Rights Review, Journal of European Public Policy, International Peacekeeping, Security Dialogue and Millennium.
Recent research outputs
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