Bert Ingelaere is Post-doctoral Research Fellow from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO), Belgium.
He is affiliated with the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp (UA) and the Centre for Research on Peace and Development (CRPD), University of Leuven (KULeuven).
His research focuses on the process of knowledge construction (including research methodology), the legacy of mass violence (including state building) and mobility (both socio-economic and physical). He has undertaken over 40 months of fieldwork in Africa's Great Lakes region.
He was advisor or expert for international NGOs, the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The World Bank, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and a postdoctoral fellow at the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence (OCV), Yale University.
He has published numerous reports and articles for such publications as African Affairs, Journal of Modern African Studies, Critique of Anthropology or The International Journal of Transitional Justice and is the co-editor of Genocide, Risk and Resilience and author of Inside Rwanda's Gacaca Courts (forthcoming).
What's on a Peasant's Mind? JEAS
Genocide, Risk and Resilience - Palgrave
Peasants, Power and Ethnicity - African Affairs
Do We Understand Life After Genocide? - African Studies Review
From Model to Practice - Critique of Anthropology
"Does the Truth Pass Across the Fire?" - JMAS
Situating Social Imaginaries in Transitional Justice - IJTJ
The Gacaca Courts in Rwanda - International IDEA
Recent & Upcoming Talks
19 May 2016: "Letting migrants speak for themselves – voices from Tanzania", The World Bank, Washington D.C.
17 September 2015: "Trust in the aftermath of mass violence. Insights from a mixed method life history approach". IOB, University of Antwerp (with M. Verpoorten).
16 September 20105: "Reconciliation After Genocide", Seminar: Scarcity, Security and Sustainability: Bottom-up perspectives from rural Rwanda. VU University Amsterdam
4 September 2015: "Traditional Justice in Conflict and Postconflict Situations", Human Rights for Development Summer Course, K.U.Leuven
21 May 2015: "Shades of Heart. From Violence and Healing To Personhood and Morality in Central Africa", Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa, K.U.Leuven
13 May 2015: "Rwanda's Future? Debate" Vooruit en UGhent, Ghent
30 April 2015: "Ethnicity After Mass Violence", ASEN, London School of Economics, London
24 April 2015: "Genocidal Man" - Trio, Radio - Klara