About

Nina Wilén is a FNRS post-doctoral research fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). During the spring semester of 2017, she is a Visiting Researcher at Lund University, Sweden.

Previously Nina has been working at the University of Antwerp and before that at the Royal Military Academy, where she conducted a post-doctoral project on behalf of the Ministry of Defence.

Her final study for the Military Academy, entitled: “Tintin is no Longer in the Congo – A Transformative Analysis of the Belgian Defence’s Policies in Central Africa”, is available here: FINAL STUDY Tintin is no longer in Congo – Belgium in Central Africa

Her current research focuses on the topic of post-conflict state-building with an emphasis on security issues. She has conducted research on a number of countries and regions, however, the bulk of her research in recent years has centered on the region of Central Africa.

Over the past three years, she has published numerous articles focusing primarily on post-conflict issues regarding sovereignty and security in Africa, including her book: Justifying Interventions in Africa.