Elke Evrard is a PhD Research Fellow at the Human Rights Centre. She holds a Master of Science in Comparative & International Politics and a Master of Arts in European Studies, graduating magna cum laude from the University of Leuven. Before joining the Human Rights Centre, Elke held a position as Senior Research Manager for a global market research company.
Elke takes part to the ERC funded JusticeVisions project, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Tine Destrooper. Her work focuses on the nexus of expressive justice theories, victim participation, outreach, and discursive memory making in post-conflict transitional justice processes, with a particular interest in interdisciplinary and mixed method approaches.
2012 – 2014 Master of Science in Comparative & International Politics (magna cum laude)
Thesis – Between Conflict and Cohesion: An Analysis of Peace Education in Sri Lankan Schools
2011 – 2013 Master of Arts in European Studies (magna cum laude)
Thesis – Images of the European Union as a ‘Strategic Partner’: The Interplay of Identity and
Perception in Chinese Academic Work
2008 – 2012 Bachelor of Arts in Language & Area Studies: Sinology