Lore Colaert (° 1985) studied history at the University of Ghent and Groningen. She studies how societies deal with a violent past. In March 2015, she obtained a PhD in History at Ghent University with a dissertation on politics of memory in Spain. In this framework she has done fieldwork at excavations of mass graves of the Spanish Civil War. She has disseminated her research through academic publications, public lectures, documentaries and contributions in various media.
Since October 2015 Lore is a researcher at the Flemish Peace Institute. She does research on radicalisation within the cluster “Dealing with conflict & violence in society”.