Areas of expertise include the causes of peace; the dynamics of peace processes, peacebuilding and transitional justice; and the causes and consequences of electoral violence.
Areas of expertise include the causes of peace; the dynamics of peace processes, peacebuilding and transitional justice; and the causes and consequences of electoral violence. I currently direct three research projects, The Institutional Roots of Electoral Violence (RJ), Urban-rural dynamics of community-based conflict management (Formas), and Alliances of Anarchy: Actor Constellations and Patterns of Electoral Violence (VR). I am also involved in two collaborative projects: "Vulnerable Cities: Conflict Prevention in Urban Planning, Urban Regeneration & Urban Governance" and "The Urban Dilemma: Urbanization and Ethnocommunal Conflict."
I recently concluded a project entitled "The Causes of Peace."
Recent Blog Posts, Op Eds and Popular Science Articles
Brosché, Johan & Kristine Höglund, 2021. Zambians go to elections amid turmoil. What’s at stake. The Conversation, August 9
Brosché, Johan, Hanne Fjelde, & Kristine Höglund, 2020. “How History Explains Election Violence: Kenya and Zambia Tell the Story.” The Conversation, February 17
Höglund, Kristine, Emma Elfversson, & Ivan Gusic, 2020. “The Promise and Perils of Postwar Cities.” January 24.
Elfversson, Emma, Kristine Höglund, & Anders Sjögren, 2017. ”Djup splittring i Kenya efter valet.” Mänsklig Säkerhet, December 20.
Elfversson, Emma & Kristine Höglund, 2017. “Home of Last Resort: Fighting over Land in Kibera’s Slum” Urban Studies Blog, April 24.
Johan Brosché & Kristine Höglund, 2017. “A “Zone of Peace” in Southern Africa: Exploring the Causes of Peace." Peace News, March 11.
Fjelde, Hanne & Kristine Höglund, 2016. “Here’s One Way to Prevent Electoral Violence.” Monkey Cage, April 27.
Fjelde, Hanne & Kristine Höglund, 2016. ”Våld vid valurnorna – vad beror det på?” Mänsklig säkerhet, June 1.
Brosché, Johan and Kristine Höglund, 2016. “Hur ska vi förstå det fredliga Malawi?” (How Should We Understand Malawi’s Peace?). Mänsklig säkerhet, 2016-02-12.
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