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Lisa Strömbom is Associate Professor in Political Science and have served as Director of Peace and Conflict studies and Vice Head of the Department of Political Science. She supervises Ph D students and teaches and tutors theses in Peace and Conflict Studies and International Relations at all levels. She has published on identities in conflict, agonistic peace, conflict transformation and historiography, recognition in intrastate conflict as well as on grassroots peacebuilding. She leads the project Pushing the boundaries of peace research – reconceptualizing and measuring agonistic peace” (PUSHPEACE), funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond 2019-2025. Strömbom also serves as PI for the project "The military as an 'agent of change' for gender-relations in post-conflict societies?" funded by Vetenskapsrådet/SIDA 2019-2021. She has published the monograph Israeli identity, thick recognition and conflict transformation (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013), and coauthored the text-book War and Peace in Israel-Palestine (Krig och Fred i Israel/Palestina) with Professor Karin Aggestam and Ph D Anders Persson (Studentlitteratur, 2014). She has co-edited the book Divided Cities - Governing Diversity with Annika Björkdahl (Nordic Academic Press, 2015). She has published articles in journals such as European Journal of International Relations, Third World Quarterly, Review of International Studies, Space and Polity, Mediterranean Politics, European Journal of International Security, Global Society and Peacebuilding. Strömbom is a board member of Nordic International Studies Association (NISA), a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Alternatives: Global, Local, Political (Sage) and serves as Chairperson of the Board of the Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University.

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 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Political Science


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