Furaha Umutoni Alida

Name:Furaha Umutoni Alida

Position: Researcher

Contact
Email: furahaalida@gmail.com
 

Dr Furaha Umutoni Alida is a Researcher at the Center for Conflict Management, College of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Rwanda. She holds a Ph.D in Peace and Development Studies from the University of Gothenburg, School of Global Studies. Her doctoral thesis is entitled “Being in Between? Exploring Identity Construction Among Rwandophone Congolese”. She also holds a Bachelor degree in Law and a Master degree in Human Rights. She is active in the field of women and children rights. Prior to CCM, Alida has worked with the Rwanda National Commission of Human rights, the Association HAGURUKA and RCN Justice & Démocratie, a Belgian organization based in Rwanda.

Areas of research interest: Identity, conflict, peace, security, human rights in the Great Lakes Region.

Publications:
1. Furaha Umutoni Alida (2017). ‘Where do we belong?’ Identity and Autochthony Discourse Among Rwandophones Congolese. African Identities, 15:1, 41 – 71.
DOI: 10.1080/14725843.2016.1175919
2. Furaha Umutoni, Alida (2015). Le choix des sites (p. 84-85) in Roland Junod et Paul Rutayisire (dir.), Citoyenneté et reconciliation au Rwanda, Genève, IES, Coll. “Collection du centre de recherche sociale”, 240 p., ISBN 978288224141
3. Furaha Umutoni, Alida (2015). La recherché-action dans le site de Gahini (p. 102-112) in Roland Junod et Paul Rutayisire (dir.), Citoyenneté et reconciliation au Rwanda, Genève, IES, Coll. “Collection du centre de recherché sociale”, 240 p., ISBN 978288224141
4. Furaha Umutoni, Alida (2015). La dynamique de l’équipe du CCM (p. 125) in Roland Junod et Paul Rutayisire (dir.), Citoyenneté et reconciliation au Rwanda, Genève, IES, Coll. “Collection du centre de recherché sociale”, 240 p., ISBN 978288224141
5. Furaha Umutoni, Alida (2014). “Do they fight for Us?” Mixed discourses of conflict and the M23 rebellion among Congolese Rwandophone refugees in Rwanda. African Security, 7 (2): 71-90.
6. Umutoni Furaha Alida & al. (2013). Community Dialogue for Peace and Conflict Management Review. Vol.2: Iss.2 Art.1.
Available at hhtt://scholarcommons.usf.edu/pcmr
7. Furaha Umutoni Alida. Les Causes de la Crise Actuelle à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo: Etat des Lieux, Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies,1, 1 (2008): 52-77. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/2325-484X.1.1.4

Teaching:
At Masters level

• Theories of Conflict and Conflict Analysis - Understanding Identity
• Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism
• Humanitarian and International Law

At undergraduate level
• Identity, Rights and Development
• International Conflict and Conflict Resolution
• Citizenship and Transformative Education

 

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