Resilient Peace Staff


Prof Timothy Edmunds is Professor of International Security and Director of the Global Insecurities Centre at the University of Bristol. His research addresses issues of civil-military relations and security sector reform, with an empirical focus on postcommunist Europe, the former Yugoslavia (particularly Serbia) and most recently the UK. He is particularly interested in questions of complexity, strategy and agency in defence and security reform. He currently holds an EU Marie Skłodowska Curie fellowship grant on Local Ownership in EU Security Sector Reform (with Filip Ejdus), an ESRC/MoD grant on Keeping Enough in Reserve: The Employment of Hybrid Citizen-Soldiers and the Future Reserves 2020 Programme (ES/L012944) and an ESRC seminar series on Reconnecting the academic community to British defence and security policy: the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security (ES/L001616/1). He is co-investigator on the EUCIVCAP programme. He has published in journals including International AffairsSurvivalEurope-Asia StudiesArmed Forces and Society and the Journal of Democracy, and authored or edited ten books. These include British Foreign Policy and the National Interest: Strategy, Contestation and Change, 2014; Out of Step: The Case for Change in the British Armed Forces, 2007; and Security Sector Reform in Transforming Societies, 2007.  He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Security, with the British International Studies Association and Cambridge University Press.


Work Packages

WP1: MANAGE

Consortium management

WP2: COMBINE

Consolidation of available research and materials on resilience in peacebuilding

WP3: CREATE

Designing and writing materials to establish future grant applications

WP4: PERTH

Webinar in Perth, Australia, May 2018

WP5: ACCRA

Workshop in Accra, Ghana, September 2018

WP6: BRISTOL

Workshop in Bristol, UK, November 2018

WP7: STUDY

Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices, to be fed into future grant applications

WP8: SPREAD

Dissemination and communication

WP9: PROTECT

Risk, ethics and data protection


Institutional Affiliation