Natalie Jester is the Project Officer and Research Associate for PeaceCapacity at the University of Bristol, where she is also a PhD Candidate in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS). Natalie’s PhD examines how UK state identity is constructed in online British mainstream media representations of the 2011 conflict in Libya. At the University of Bristol she is a Member of the SPAIS Gender Research Centre and the Global Insecurities Centre. Elsewhere, she is an Advisory Board Member of the Bristol Festival of Ideas, a Contributor for Rife Magazine and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Natalie holds a BSc(Hons.) in Politics, an MSc in Gender and International Relations, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods, all from the University of Bristol.
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Consolidation of available research and materials on inclusive peace processes
Designing, writing and producing the handbook of best practices
Pristina workshop: engaging ethnic and religious minorities
Hargeisa workshop: engaging women and girls
London workshop: engaging youth and diaspora
Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices
Dissemination and communication
Risk, ethics and data protection
The Global Insecurities Centre at the University of Bristol is a multidisciplinary centre and has an excellent track-record in research funding and publication in the area of conflict, security and development.