Silence Masiya 

Postgraduate Research Student 


Silence Masiya has a BA in History, Economic History and War and Strategic Studies, a Special Honours in War and Strategic Studies and an MA in War and Strategic Studies from the University of Zimbabwe. 

Silence's research is focused on continuity and change in approaches to peacebuilding and post-conflict negotiations. He is particularly interested in the recurrence of politically motivated violence-raising questions about what underpins the continuities and what facilitates the changes in political, economic, social, and cultural spheres. 

Research Interests

Conflict, peace, politics, terrorism, human and state security and strategic studies. 

Thesis Title

"Zimbabwe's Conflict Watersheds: Challenges for Peacebuilding"


Dr. Debora Malito 
Dr. Diana Jeater