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Carolien Jacobs

C. Jacobs, Assistant professor at Van Vollenhove Institute for Law, Governance and Society
Carolien Jacobs

Carolien Jacobs is an assistant professor at the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society. She has a background in International Development (MSc, Wageningen University) and in legal anthropology (PhD, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology/Wageningen University). Her research interests are in the field of law, governance and international development, especially in conflict-affected countries in Africa. In her latest project, Carolien investigated ways in which war-displaced people within Congo obtain access to justice. 

Key publications

  • Exploring primary justice in insecure contexts: South Sudan and Afghanistan (2016) Jacobs, C. and J.M. Otto
  • Justice pour les personnes déplacées en RDC: Introduction (2017) Jacobs, C., K. Vlassenroot and T. Carayannis
  • Quête de justice pour les déplacés internes à Bukavu (2017) Jacobs, C., P. Milabyo Kyamusugulwa, M. Mashanda, I. Assumani, S. Lubala Kubiya, and J. Ruhamya
  • Justice needs, strategies, and mechanisms for the displaced: Reviewing the evidence (2016) Jacobs, C., H. Flaam. M. Fowlis, and A. Pangburn. 2016
  • Joint MFS II evaluation DR Congo: Synthesis Report. (2015) Bulte, E. D. Hilhorst, M. van den Berg, C. Jacobs, K. Leuveld and B. Weijs