Johanna Mannergren Selimovic

Johanna Mannergren Selimovic

Senior Associate Research Fellow

Johanna Mannergren Selimovic is associate professor of Peace and Development Research. Her research concerns peacebuilding with a special interest in transitional justice, reconciliation processes, politics of memory, and gender politics.

She is currently engaged in several research projects that investigate memory politics in transitions from war to peace; the cultural heritage of war; and divided cities, urban violence and peacebuilding. For these projects she conducts fieldwork in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Jerusalem.

For more information on the projects on peace, memory and cultural heritage, please visit

She has taught at University of Gothenburg and Södertörn University and is regularly asked to hold guest lectures, for example at Lund University, Sweden; UCL (Université catholique de Louvain); University of Brighton, U.K. and University of Cyprus.

Johanna Mannergren Selimovic has published her research in high-ranking international journals such as Political Psychology, Security Dialogue, International Journal of Transitional Justice and Third World Quarterly, and has contributed chapters to several edited volumes. She regularly participates in Swedish media with articles and as an expert commentator.

Areas of expertise

Peacebuilding, transitional justice, reconciliation processes, memory politics, gender&security

Selected publications

Gendered silences in post-conflict societies: a typology

Gender, narrative and affect: Top-down politics of commemoration in post-genocide Rwanda

Gender and Transitional Justice

Challenges of Postconflict Coexistence: Narrating Truth and Justice in a Bosnian Town

Silence as Possibility in Postwar Everyday Life

Making peace, making memory: peacebuilding and politics of remembrance at memorials of mass atrocities

Gendering agency in transitional justice

A tale of three bridges: agency and agonism in peace building

Perpetrators and victims: Local responses to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Whose place?: emplaced narratives and the politics of belonging in East Jerusalem's contested neighbourhood of Silwan


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