Dr Jana Schildt

Dr Jana Schildt is Integrative Mediator and Project Manager for the project “Dialog schafft Nachbarschaft in Buckow” in Berlin. She holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict studies from the Université de Louvain (Belgium) on the subject of reconciliation in Rwanda. During her research work, she lived in Rwanda and gathered working experiences in Burundi, RDC, Turkey and Kosovo and was involved with various Belgian dialogue initiatives among the Diasporas from the Great Lakes region in Belgium. Before joining CSSP, she taught at universities in Belgium and France and worked for the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as research advisor for peace policies in the Great Lakes region (GRAPAX research network). In Berlin, she also works as a freelance mediator and trainer for topics related to (culture-sensitive) mediation.