About Luc Reychler

Luc Reychler ( Ph.D Harvard 1976) is professor international relations at the University of Leuven and director of the Center for Peace Research and Strategic Studies ( CPRS) . Courses: Peace Research and Conflict management / Strategy and global security analysis / Sustainable peace building architecture / Multilateral diplomacy and negotiation-mediation techniques . Research: sustainable peace building architecture, Planning and evaluation of violence prevention and peace building interventions , comparative evaluation of peace negotiations, and leadership . Recent Books: Le défi de la paix au Burundi , 1999, L’Harmattan, Paris , Democratic peace building : the devil is in the transition, 1999, Leuven University Press, ),Peace building: a field guide , 2001, Lynne Riener , Boulder, Col , De volgende genocide ( The next genocide) , 2004 , Leuven University Press , Aid for peace : a guide for planning and evalution in conflict zones .: ,Nomos, 2007 , Open book DRCongo : positive prospects , building sustainable peace together , 2010. Luc Reychler acted as secretary general of IPRA ( International Peace Research Association) from 2004-2008. From October 2010 on , he will use his newly found academic freedom , as professor emeritus , to write two books on ‘ Time for peace’ and ‘ Theory of sustainable peace building architecture’ , and speak out about sensitive issues.


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