Brandon Hamber

Professor

  • Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

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19992020

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Biography

Professor Brandon Hamber is the John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Peace at Ulster University based at the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE). He is also a member of the Transitional Justice Institute at the university, and is a Visiting Professor of the African Centre for Migration and Society at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He has undertaken consulting and research work, and participated in various peace and reconciliation initiatives in Northern Ireland, South Africa, Liberia, Mozambique, Bosnia, Colombia, the Basque Country and Sierra Leone, among others. He has published some 30 journal articles, over 25 book chapters and 4 books. Transforming Societies after Political Violence: Truth, Reconciliation, and Mental Health was published by Springer in 2009, and republished in Spanish by Ediciones Bellaterra. In 2015, with Springer he published Psychosocial Perspectives on Peacebuilding (Editors: Hamber and Elizabeth Gallagher) and Healing and Change in the City of Gold: Case Studies of Coping and Support in Johannesburg (Editors: Ingrid Palmary, Hamber, Lorena Núñez). In 2010-2013 he was a Mellon Distinguished Visiting Scholar at University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He has been awarded The Paul Harris medal for contributions to peace by Rotary (2013), and was listed as one of the Top 100: The most influential people in armed violence reduction by the Action on Armed Violence Network (2013/2014). Professor Hamber is a board member of Healing Through Remembering (Northern Ireland) and Impunity Watch (Netherlands). He is on the Society Advisory Group of the British Council.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

Bachelor, University of the Witwatersrand

Master, University of the Witwatersrand

External positions

Peer Review College, AHRC

Advisory Group, British Council

Peer Review College, ESRC

Board Member, Healing Through Remembering

Board Member, Impunity Watch

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Politics
  • Peace Processes
  • Peacebuilding
  • Conflict Studies
  • BF Psychology
  • Psychosocial
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • K Law (General)
  • Transitional Justice

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