Frank is a Kone Foundation Grantee (2020–2022) and the project leader for Peace Videography, affiliated (on a staff-like basis) with the Tampere Peace Research Institute, Tampere University, Finland. From 2012 to 2018, he taught the course Visual Peace Research in the International Master’s Degree Program Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research at Tampere University. Holding a PhD in Political Science from Free University Berlin, Frank is Docent in Peace and Conflict Research, Tampere University, and Docent in Political Sciences (special branches International Relations and Peace and Conflict Research), University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He also serves as Co-convenor of the ECPR Standing Group on Politics and the Arts. Recently, Frank worked with photographer, writer and scholar Rafiki Ubaldo on the online exhibition RWANDA ‘94: Beyond Time and Space and with photojournalist Louie Palu on the project Securing the Unknown Arctic.
Rasmus is a Kone Foundation Grantee (2020-2022), affiliated (on a staff-like basis) with Tampere University and the Tampere Peace Research Institute, Finland. He holds a MA in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research from Tampere University and a BA in Political Science and Economics from University of Münster. Rasmus wrote his Master’s thesis on how literature can serve as a tool for reconciliation, which can be found here.