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Emmaculate Asige Liaga

Former Southern Voices African Short-Term Research Scholar


September 5, 2017 — November 22, 2017

Professional affiliation

Doctoral Candidate, University of Pretoria

Wilson Center Projects

The Local Turn: Analysis of liberal peacebuilding and local strategies in South Sudan, 2005 -2015

Full Biography

Ms. Emmaculate Asige Liaga is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Emmaculate is a holder of a master’s degree from the University of Manchester where she majored in International Conflict and Security Studies. She is also an awardee of the Chevening Scholarship, an honor awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year master at any UK university. Prior to this, she worked at Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation as a junior researcher. She also worked as a Politics tutor at the department of political sciences and as an Intern at the United Nations Information Centre. Her research interests include: Peace and Security from below, Conflict resolution, Agency of communities in policy making, and International Relations theories (Critical theories and marginalized theories). She is currently a Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar at the Wilson Center.