Peace and Conflict Studies
Main research areas:
- Peace and Conflict Research
- International relations
- Identity politics and conflict transformation
Current research and teaching:
Lisa Strömbom is Associate Professor in 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, conflict transformation and historiography, recognition in intrastate conflict as well as on grassroots peacebuilding with a main empirical focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She leads the project “Pushing the boundaries of peace research – reconceptualizing and measuring agonistic peace”, funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. 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 Professor Annika Björkdahl (Nordic Academic Press, 2015). She has published articles in journals such as European Journal of International Relations, Global Society, Journal of International Realstions and Development, Third World Quarterly, Space and Polity, the European Legacy, Mediterranean Politics and Peacebuilding. In April 2020 she was promoted to Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP) by the Faculty of Social Sciences.
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Lisa Strömbom is Associate Professor in Political Science and conducts research on topics such as identity politics and conflict transformation in intrastate conflicts, as well as gender aspects of the military, focusing on Colombia, Israel/Palestine, Northern Ireland, Mali and Niger. She has previously served as Director of Peace and Conflict Studies (2015-2017) and Assistant Head of the Department of Political Science (2018-2020). She teaches peace and conflict studies and supervises theses in political science and peace and conflict studies at all levels.
Ongoing research projects
Strömbom currently serves as PI for project “Pushing the boundaries of peace research – reconceptualizing and measuring agonistic peace”, funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
Strömbom leads the project "The military as an 'agent of change' for gender-relations in post-conflict societies? -evidence from Liberia and Mali (Gendered Militaries), funded by Vetenskapsrådet/SIDA 2019-2021.
During 2018 Lisa Strömbom was affiliated with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University, as a researcher on a project on alternative narrative tourism in Israel and Palestine.
During 2017 Lisa Strömbom served as a researcher in the project "Divided Cities: Challenges to Peacebuilding and Development", funded by The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskaprådet) and SIDA.
Between 2012 and 2015 Strömbom participated in the project "Contested Administrations: Conflict Resolution and the Development of Democracy", financed by The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet).
Between 2010 and 2012 Lisa Strömbom served as a Post Doc in the projekt "Exploring Peace Gaps", funded by the the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet).
Global Political Thought
Peace and Conflict Research
For the press/media
The Israeli-Palestinian Conlfict