Isabel Bramsen

Isabel Bramsen

Associate senior lecturer

Personal profile


Main research and teaching areas

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Nonviolent Resistance
  • Diplomacy and Peace Talks

Isabel Bramsen’s research focuses on micro-dynamics of peace and conflict. In 2023 Bramsen's book, "The Micro-Sociology of Peace and Conflict" was published at Cambridge University Press. The book develops a novel theoretical and analytical framework and features chapters on violence, nonviolence, conflict transformation, peace talks and international mediation as well as on video data analysis. 

Bramsen has done research on peace diplomacy, emotions, conflict theories, nonviolent resistance, Nordic cooperation on peace and conflict resolution as well as on Women Peace and Security. She has studies various conflicts including Colombia, Northern Ireland, the Philippines, Tunisia, Syria and Bahrain. Isabel Bramsen is a member of Nordic Women Mediators and co-other of, International Konfliktløsning (Samfundslitteratur 2016) and co-editor of the anthology, Addressing International Conflict: Dynamics of Escalation, Continuation and Transformation (Routledge 2019).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Globalization Studies
  • Sociology
  • Social Sciences


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