Dr. Krawczyk’s research focuses on the relationship between civil society and democratic governance. She is specifically interested in how civil society impacts political behavior. Her research has been published in journals of public administration and civil society, including Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly and Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. She has also authored book chapters, as well as governmental and professional publications for the Governance Commission of Liberia and the World Bank.
Dr Martina Klimes is an Advisor for Water and Peace at Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the International Centre for Water Cooperation (ICWC) where she is responsible for the Water and Peace portfolio in addition to advising on SIWI’s activities in transboundary basins affected by water scarcity, political tensions, and armed violence. Martina is also an Associated Research Fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) in Stockholm.
Muhammad Waffaa Kharisma is a Researcher at Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Jakarta, Indonesia. With CSIS, he has worked on a range of research topics on the intersection between geopolitics, sovereignty, and humanitarian issues, including on the security dynamics of the Indo-Pacific, the role of ASEAN in regional geopolitics and humanitarian issues, Indonesian foreign policy, the geopolitics and foreign policy drivers around the Korean Peninsula, the humanitarian situation in Myanmar, and Indonesia’s maritime security.
Emilian Kavalski is the Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in China-Eurasia Relations and International Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo (China), the Book Series Editor for Routledge's "Rethinking Asia and International Relations" series, the Central and West Asia Regional Editor for Asian Studies Review, and Non-Resident Research Fellow at the Center for Contemporary China Studies, National Chung Hsi
Matthew Karnitschnig is POLITICO’s chief Europe correspondent, based in Berlin. He joined the publication in 2015 from the Wall Street Journal, where he spent 15 years in a variety of positions as a reporter and editor in the U.S. and Europe.
Ivana Jeremic is an editor at Balkan Insight, an English outlet covering Central and Southeastern Europe. Before joining BIRN she was an investigative reporter/fact-checker at Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia during a five-year period between 2012 and 2017 and was Deputy Editor-in-Chief at the same organisation between 2017 and 2018.
Dr. Grace Jaramillo is currently a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow at University of British Columbia, Department of Political Science. She has been a professor at the Latin American Faculty for Social Sciences –FLACSO- where she was also the chair of the Department of International Relations from 2007 to 2010. As a former member of the Ecuadorian Council of Foreign Relations, she was member of the Carter Center’s initiative “The Bi-National Group for Dialogue” to promote peace and mutual understanding between Ecuador and Colombia.
Leo Hoffmann-Axthelm is the EU-representative of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) since 2015, having founded its German chapter in 2013. ICAN was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, in recognition of its role to bring about a global prohibition of nuclear weapons. Leo is also Research & Advocacy Coordinator for the EU-office of Transparency International since 2015. Prior to this, he worked at the European Commission’s DG Economic and Financial Affairs, and had a stint as disarmament attaché for the pacific island Republic of Nauru at the UN in New York...
Markus Virgil Hoehne is lecturer at the Institute for Social Anthropology at the University of Leipzig. His books include Milk and peace, drought an war: Somali culture, society, and politics (London 2010) and Between Somaliland and Puntland: Marginalization, militarization and conflicting political visions (Nairobi / London 2015).
Rodolfo Helg is a Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Economics and Management at Cattaneo University-LIUC.