Karin Aggestam and Annika Bergman-Rosamond

Karin Aggestam is professor of political science at Lund University, Sweden; honorary professor at Queensland University; and visiting professor at Monash University (2016–2018), Australia. She has been director of Peace & Conflict Studies, Lund University, and senior associate member at St Antony’s College, Oxford University. She is currently lead author for the International Panel on Social Progress. Her interdisciplinary research interests include conflict analysis, gender, peacebuilding, international negotiation, and hydropolitics. Among her most recent books are Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation (forthcoming with Ann Towns) and Rethinking Peacebuilding: The Quest for a Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans (2013, with Annika Björkdahl).

Annika Bergman-Rosamond is senior lecturer in international relations at the department of political science, Lund University, Sweden. She has also held lecturing and research posts in the United Kingdom and Denmark, where she received her D.Phil. Her research interests include the nexus of communitarianism and cosmopolitanism in international theory, feminism, gender cosmopolitanism, celebrity and world politics, as well as security studies. Her publications include War, Ethics and Justice: New Perspectives on a Post-9/11 World (2012, co-edited with Mark Phythian), Women, Peace and Security – and Denmark (Danish Institute for International Studies report 2014:32, Copenhagen), as well as book chapters and articles in Global Society and Cooperation and Conflict.