Sciences Po Lille is happy to welcome Dr. Elise Féron for a class on “Tools for Conflict Analysis”.
Élise Féron is a Docent and a senior research fellow at the Tampere Peace Research Institute (Tampere University, Finland). She is also an invited professor at the University of Louvain (Belgium), the University of Turin (Italy), Sciences Po Lille (France) and the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Before moving to Finland, she held permanent positions at the University of Kent (UK) and at Sciences Po Lille (France).
Her main research interests include gender and conflicts, conflict-generated diaspora politics,as well as the multiple entanglements between conflict, violence and peace. She has published widely on these issues. She has collected data in various conflict areas, such as Eastern Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, the South Caucasus and the Balkans, among other places. She has chaired 7 major international projects on these issues over the past 15 years, among which two major EU funded FP6 and FP7 projects, two EuropeAid projects, one KONE Foundation project, and lately an Academy of Finland Project “Diasporas and Transportation of Homeland Conflicts: Inter-group Dynamics and Host Country Responses” (2019-2023).
Her latest books include: Handbook of Feminist Peace Research. Routledge, 2021 (edited with Tarja Väyrynen, Swati Parashar, and Catia Confortini); Diasporas and Conflict Transportation. Challenges and Creative Practices. TAPRI Book Series, 2021 (co-edited with Cæcilie Svop Jensen); Revisiting Regionalism and the Contemporary World Order. Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2019 (edited with Jyrki Käkönen and Gabriel Rached); Wartime Sexual Violence Against Men. Power and Masculinities in Conflict Zones, Lanham, Rowman and Littlefield, 2018.