Jannie Lilja left PRIO in 2009. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Jannie Lilja

Jannie Lilja

Interests and experience

PhD dissertation on non-state party strategies in Sri Lanka, Aceh, and Senegal.

Research areas:

Dynamics of armed conflict; rebel motivation, strategy and collective action; non-state party negotiation; social networks; civilian-rebel group relationship; civilians in armed conflict; South Asia; West Africa; South East Asia.


Lilja, Jannie with Tore Ellingsen, Magnus Johannesson and Henrik Zetterqvist "Trust and Truth" (2009) The Economic Journal 119 January: 252-276.


Aceh-Indonesia spring 2009; Sri Lanka, 2007-2008; Senegal, fall 2008; Bosnia and Georgia, spring-summer 2005.

Professional experience:

Conflict Transformation analyst for the World Bank 2007-2008. Desk officer at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, summers of 2005 and 2003. Project coordinator and adviser for the EU Civil-Military Coordination Project, Folke Bernadotte Academy for the EU Commission 2004. Internship at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the UN, fall 2002.

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