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Anthoni van Nieuwkerk (MA UJ, PhD Wits) is associate professor and leads the Centre for Defence and Security Management, University of the Witwatersrand. He publishes widely on issues relating to African foreign and security policy.

Malte Brosig (MA Hanover, PhD Portsmouth) is lecturer in the Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests focus on organisational overlap between international organisations in peacekeeping and norm promotion in Europe and Africa.

Annemarie Peen Rodt (MA Bath, PhD Nottingham) is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark. Her research appraises the role of regional organisations in the regulation of violent conflict and she is currently working on a comparative analysis of African Union and European Union peace operations.

Marie Gibert (MA Lille and M√ľnster, PhD London) is an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Department of International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand. Her research focuses on normative convergence between regional organisations, with a specific focus on West Africa.

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