facilator1Dr. Valerie Arnould is Senior Research Fellow with the Africa programme at the Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels. She is also a visiting lecturer at the Brussels School of International Relations, Kent University. She holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London and recently completed a three-year ESRC-funded postdoctoral fellowship at the University of East London. Her research explores the politics of international justice, the impact of transitional justice, and the relationship between transitional justice and peace building, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa.