International Advisory Board
International Advisory Board
The International Advisory Board is made up of social science researchers, representatives from think tanks and NGOs and experts.
The IAB is also responsible for drawing up the final version of the panel’s programme – in conjunction with the Steering Committee – and reviewing the content of the final report.
Hasni Abidi, Director of the Study and Research Centre for the Arab and Mediterranean World (CERMAM) in Geneva and member of the Global Studies Institute at the University of Geneva.
Judit Bokser Liwerant, Professor of Political Science at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
Olivier Caron, Director General of the Centre for Strategic Training and Research (CSFRS), Paris.
Dale F. Eickelman, Professor of Anthropology and Human Relations at Dartmouth College, US.
Sanem Güner, Assistant Director of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, Istanbul
Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security research unit at the London School of Economics (LES), London.
Ibrahim Malazada, Lecturer in sociology at the University of Koya, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Tarek Mitri, Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut.
Cyril Musila, Professor of the Geopolitics of African Conflicts at the Catholic Institute in Paris (ICP).
Cyril Obi, Director of the African Peacebuilding Network programme at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), New York.
William O’Neill, Director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF), SSRC, New York.
Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria.
Raphaël Pouyé, expert at Democracy Reporting International (DRI), Paris.
Shalini Randeria, Rector of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and Director and Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva.
Heddy Riss, Programme Director at the Institute of International Studies (IIS) at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley).
Philippe Rousselot, Chair of Hestia Expertise and Senior Judge at the Court of Auditors, Paris.
Olivier Roy, Research Director at CNRS and Professor at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence.
Gonzalo Sánchez, Director of the National Centre for Historical Memory (CNMH), Bogota.
Mala Singh, Chair of the Research Development Committee of the National Research Foundation (NRF), Pretoria.
Emma Sky, Programme Director at the Jackson Institute, Yale University.
Research field: Global Violence
Institution: University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
Position: program director at the Institute of international studies (IIS)
Research field: Syria, violence, peace, Human rigths
Institution: United Nations, New York
Position: director of the Independent international commission of inquiry for Syria
Research field: conflicts, security, peace, international relations, economic development, regional African integration
Institution: Institut catholique de Paris (ICP)
Position: professor of geopolitics of African armed conflicts
Research field: peace in Africa, security, development
Institution: Social science research council
Position: Director of program
Research field: Arab world
Institution: Dartmouth College
Position: professor of anthropology and human relations
Research field: war in Iraq, international security
Institution: University of Yale
Position: director of program at the Jackson Institute
Research field: democrocy and wars, violence, historical memory
Institution: Centro National de la Memoria Histórica, Bogotá
Position: director of CNMH
Research field: Arab world
Institution: Centre d'études et de recherche sur le monde arabe et méditerranéen à Genève
Position: Director of CERMAM
Research field: political Islam, Nation building, peace operations
Institution: University of Koya
Position: sociology lecturer
Research field: collective identities in Latin America, pluralism and multiculturalism, Jewish identities, globalisation, anti-Semitism, racism, Human Rights
Institution: Universidad nacional autónoma de México
Position: professor of political science
Research field: knowledge and social changes in South Africa
Institution: National Research Foundation
Position: Head of research development committee
Research field: European security, global civil society, wars, Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan
Institution: London School of Economics
Position: professor of global governance and director of the Civil society and human security research unit
Research field: relations between France and Africa, Iraqi nuclear, political military issues
Institution: Conseil Supérieur de la Formation et de la Recherche Stratégiques
Position: Head of CSFRS
Research field: political Islam, salafism
Institution: European University of Florence
Position: research director at CNRS
Research field: crisis factors, new forms of war, maintien de la paix, anticipation, intelligence
Institution: Cour des Comptes, Paris
Position: Director of Hestia Expertise, conseiller maître à la Cour des comptes
Research field: Political Anthropology of Insurgent Movements, Post-conflict peacebuilding
Institution: European Commission
Position: Senior Expert in Democracy Support
Research field: Turkish and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa, human security, Islam and democracy
Institution: Hollings center for international dialogue, Istanbul
Position: Assistant Director of the Hollings center for international dialogue
Research field: civil society, social movements and NGOs
Institution: Institute of Humanities, Vienna
Position: Head of Institute of Humanities
Research field: religion, Human Rights
Institution: American University of Beirut
Position: Director of the Fares Institute on Public policy and international Affairs at the American University of Beirut
Research field: Human Rights, refugee law
Institution: Social Science Research Council, New York
Position: Program director