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Bernhard Platzdasch

March 1st, 2011, Academia, Asia, Asia, Author/Novelist, English, German, Indonesia, Indonesian, Religion, Singapore, Singapore

platzdasch

Bernhard Platzdasch is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore.

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Area of Expertise: Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia
Geographical Expertise - Country: Indonesia
Languages: English, German, Indonesian
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist
City: Singapore
Country: Singapore
Continent: Asia

Email: bernhard.platzdasch@theglobalexperts.org

Bill Rolston

Professor of Sociology at the University of Ulster

April 26th, 2010, Academia, English, Euro-Med, Europe, Europe, Law and Human Rights, Media, Minority Rights, Northern Ireland, Terrorism, UK, Ulster, War and Conflict

Bill Rolston

Bill Rolston is Professor of Sociology at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. He has researched, written and lectured on Northern Ireland society, politics and culture over the last three decades, beginning with his doctorate from Queen’s University on community development and political conflict. He is also a researcher with the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster and has published on issues of transitional justice in relation to Northern Ireland, in particular: truth recovery, memory and storytelling, the demobilization of ex-combatants, and the role of public inquiries.

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Professor of Sociology at the University of Ulster

Area of Expertise: Law and Human Rights, Media, Minority Rights, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe
Geographical Expertise - Country: Northern Ireland
Language: English
Field of Work: Academia
City: Ulster
Country: UK
Continent: Europe

Email: bill.rolston@theglobalexperts.org

Bill Ury

Chairman, the Abraham Path Initiative

February 8th, 2010, Activist/Humanitarian, Author/Novelist, Boston, Civil Society, English, Europe, French, Indonesia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Law and Human Rights, Media, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Subsaharan Africa, USA, War and Conflict

Bill Ury

Bill Ury is chairman of the Abraham Path Initiative, a project which seeks to create unity between faiths through creating a permanent path of tourism and pilgrimage in the Middle East that retraces the footsteps of Abraham, the unifying figure in the three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. He is also the co-founder of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation, where he currently directs the Global Negotiation Project.

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Chairman, the Abraham Path Initiative

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Subsaharan Africa
Geographical Expertise - Country: Indonesia
Languages: English, French
Field of Work: Activist/Humanitarian, Author/Novelist, Non-Governmental
City: Boston
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: bill.ury@theglobalexperts.org

Bruno Schiemsky

Former coordinator, UN Monitoring Group on Somalia

June 24th, 2010, Africa, Development, English, Flemish, French, German, Kenya, Nairobi, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, United Nations, War and Conflict

Bruno Schiemsky

Mr. Bruno Schiemsky is former coordinator of the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia, and a security consultant in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Former coordinator, UN Monitoring Group on Somalia

Area of Expertise: Development, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Subsaharan Africa
Geographical Expertise - Country: Somalia
Languages: English, Flemish, French, German
Field of Work: United Nations
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa

Email: bruno.schiemsky@theglobalexperts.org

Carool Kersten

Lecturer in Islamic Studies, King's College London

June 24th, 2010, Academia, Algeria, Arabic, Asia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, Dutch, English, Europe, Indonesia, London, Malaysia, Migration and Integration, Morocco, North Africa and Middle East, Religion, Thailand, Tunisia, UK

Carool Kersten

Dr. Carool Kersten’s is a lecturer in Islamic Studies at King’s College London. His areas of expertise include contemporary Islam and current affairs in the Muslim world, Islam in Southeast Asia and modern Muslim thought. He has a particular interest in liberal Islam, alternative Islamic discourses and the work of progressive Muslim intellectuals.

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Lecturer in Islamic Studies, King's College London

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Migration and Integration, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Algeria, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Thailand, Tunisia
Languages: Arabic, Dutch, English
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist
City: London
Country: UK
Continent: Europe

Email: carool.kersten@theglobalexperts.org

Catherine Besteman

Professor of anthropology and African studies, Colby University

October 19th, 2010, Academia, Author/Novelist, English, Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, North America, North America, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, USA, War and Conflict, Waterville

Catherine Besteman

Catherine Besteman is a professor of anthropology and African studies at Colby University. Her teaching interests focus on the roots of violent conflict and the forces that sustain inequality and produce poverty in Africa. She is the author of Unraveling Somalia: Race, Violence and the Legacy of Slavery, The Struggle for Land in Southern Somalia: The War Behind the War, and Violence: A Reader.

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Professor of anthropology and African studies, Colby University

Area of Expertise: Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North America, Subsaharan Africa
Geographical Expertise - Country: Somalia
Language: English
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist
City: Waterville
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: catherine.besteman@theglobalexperts.org

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