Sociologist and political scientist at the Free University of Berlin, Tilman Evers has conducted extensive research on development and urban movements in Latin America. His further topics include governance and participation, democracy, political psychology and history of political philosophy. Engaged in solidarity and in peace movements, he became a co-founder, board member and chairperson of Forum Civil Peace Service, Cologne, and co-founder of the European Network for Civil Peace Services (EN.CPS). Lecturer and author on Constructive Conflict Transformation, i.a. at the Academy of Conflict Transformation in Cologne and at the European Peace University EPU, Stadtschlaining/Austria. In Mundus Urbano, he teaches courses on Conflict Resolution Approaches.