The Flemish Peace Institute is an independent
institute for peace research at the Flemish Parliament.

Dr. Maarten Van Alstein

Maarten Van Alstein (°1978) studied History, Law and International Politics. In 2009 he obtained a PhD at the University of Antwerp on Belgian diplomacy and the orgins of the Cold War. Since 2010 Maarten has been working as a researcher at the Flemish Peace Institute

Within the institute’s programme on ‘Peace & violence in society’, Maarten conducts research on peace education, dealing with controversy and polarisation in class, politics of memory and the remembrance of war.