Thanks for stopping by! My name is Roberta Holanda Maschietto. As I write this bio, I am about to conclude a PhD in Peace Studies (University of Bradford, UK). Before that I was a Lecturer in International Relations (IR) for nearly five years in Brazil, having completed a Masters Degree in IR in 2005. My journey in Peace Studies started from a place of deep dissatisfaction with how mainstream IR treated peace and war issues and how disconnected it was from everyday people. Being a passionate for African issues, I also felt unsettled with the theoretical instruments I was taught … Continue reading Welcome to Peace Reflections!