Vision, Mission and Values:

Our vision is to to sustain an environment that transcends the boundaries of theory and practice through the unrelenting quest for the meaning of and means to peace and development research.

Our mission is to provide an open dialogue platform for academics and practitioners concerned with issues on peace, conflict and development by publishing critical multidisciplinary research that is at the cutting edge of theory and practice.

Our values are to provide a platform that is Open access, Participative, Dialogue enabling, Interdisciplinary, and Innovative.


Partner webpage:

Researching Security Blog

Researching Security is a group of PhD students from different universities and nationalities across the globe conducting research related to organised crime, security and policing.

The blog is a platform for exchanging experiences, discussing methodology and ethics, keeping up to date with funding opportunities and staying in touch with young academics in the field.




Silvia De Michelis

Executive Board:

Ananilea Nkya

Jeneba Maccassey-Boimah

Lucy Scott

Silvia De Michelis