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  • Stichting Vredeswetenschappen | Utrecht | Board Member | 2017-03-17 - present

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I am a lecturer and PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. As a lecturer, I have mainly taught in the bachelor Public Administration and Organization Sciences, the master Public Administration, and the minor Peace and Conflict Studies. In this latter programme, I developed and teach the course Peace and Conflict: From Theory to Practice, which aims to familiarize students with the practical context of (primarily) international humanitarian action. My PhD research is about how the policy buzzword of resilience in security, humanitarian aid and development assistance translates into practice in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey as these countries respond to the impact of the Syria crisis. It is based on policy discourse analyses as well as interviews with professionals from international and non-governmental organizations in Jordan, Lebanon and southern Turkey. 

My research interests include the EU, UN, humanitarian aid and development assistance, humanitarian-development nexus, local ownership, policy and buzzwords, refugees and migration, sexual violence, private sector engagement, and the diversity of and interaction between different humanitarian actors.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Athena Institute for Research on Innovation and Communication in Health and Life Sciences

1 Sep 201215 Apr 2016

Bachelor, Universiteit van Amsterdam

1 Sep 20072011

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sexual violence Social Sciences
resilience Social Sciences
Reproductive Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Justice Medicine & Life Sciences
Women's Health Medicine & Life Sciences
pragmatics Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
discourse Social Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2018

From security to resilience: New vistas for international responses to protracted crises.

Anholt, R. & Boersma, F. K., 2018, Resilience (Volume 2, 2018): Domains of resilience for complex interconnected systems. Linkov, I., Florin, M-V. & Trump, B. D. (eds.). Lausanne, CH: International Risk Governance Center, Vol. 2. p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Open Access
system change
international system

(Mis)Understanding sexual violence in conflict.

Anholt, R., 28 Oct 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstractOther research output

sexual violence

Resilience as the EU Global Strategy’s new leitmotif: pragmatic, problematic, or promising?

Wagner, W. M. & Anholt, R. M., 2016, In : Contemporary Security Policy. 37, 3, p. 414-430

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
International Organizations
value added

Sexual violence against women and girl refugees

Anholt, R., 26 Sep 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstractOther research output