Participating Team members

Cori Wielenga

Cori Wielenga is a senior postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation and the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria. Her research has focused on Rwanda’s gacaca courts, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and comparative projects on the informal justice systems in Burundi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Namibia.

Chris Nshimbi

Chris Nshimbi is a Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation (DST-NRF) Research Fellow and Deputy Director in the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria. His current research focuses on informal cross-border trade in eastern and southern Africa, regional (labour) migration, and the prospects of regional transitional justice and reconciliation policy in Africa.

Christopher Isike

Christopher Isike, PhD is a Professor of African Politics, African Development and International Relations at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is the current Vice President (2016–18) of the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) and an Executive Council Member of the international Political Science Association (IPSA).


Work Packages

WP2: COMBINE

Consolidation of available research and materials on resilience in peacebuilding

WP3: CREATE

Designing and writing materials to establish future grant applications

WP7: STUDY

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

WP8: SPREAD

Dissemination and communication