dr. (Dr.Shyamika) S.M.S. Jayasundara-Smits

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I am Assistant Professor of Conflict and Peace Studies at ISS.

My research and teaching focuses broadly on the inter-connections between Governance, Development, Violent conflict and Peace(building). More specifically, I am interested in politics of war and peace, statebuilding, trauma and psychosioal healing in post war contexts, war economy, processes of post-war transtions, Security Sector Reform, civil-military relations, external interventions in fragile and conflict areas, visual peace, nexus of media and violent conflict.

South Asia  and Sri Lanka are my main geographical areas of  specialization.

I hold a PhD in Development Studies from International Institute of Social Studies (ISS),…

I am Assistant Professor of Conflict and Peace Studies at ISS.

My research and teaching focuses broadly on the inter-connections between Governance, Development, Violent conflict and Peace(building). More specifically, I am interested in politics of war and peace, statebuilding, trauma and psychosioal healing in post war contexts, war economy, processes of post-war transtions, Security Sector Reform, civil-military relations, external interventions in fragile and conflict areas, visual peace, nexus of media and violent conflict.

South Asia  and Sri Lanka are my main geographical areas of  specialization.

I hold a PhD in Development Studies from International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, MA Degree in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from Eastern Mennonite University, Virginia, USA, Graduate Certificate on Peace Research from Oslo University, Norway and BA (Hons.)in International Relations from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

  

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Kortenaerkade 12 2518 AX 's-Gravenhage

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Postbus 29776 2502 LT 's-Gravenhage