Armend Bekaj

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Email:
armend.bekaj[AT-sign]pcr.uu.se
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

A combined academic and professional experience on democratisation, peace and conflict, and political integration of former combatants. The focus of current research lies in the long-term impact of former combatants on democracy and institution-building as a result of their transformation in post-conflict politics. PhD thesis "Shaping post-conflict democracies: the political transformation of ex-combatants in Kosovo and FYR Macedonia" is downloadable here http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/26869/.

Keywords: kosovo democratization ex-combatants ddr spoilers peace and conflict parliamentary democracy balkans autocratization armed group socialisation

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Armend Bekaj