Dr Nicola Palmer is as a senior lecturer at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London and author of ‘Courts in Conflict: Interpreting the Layers of Justice in Post-genocide Rwanda’ (OUP 2015). She recently completed an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) project entitled ‘Ways of knowing atrocity’ which examined different methods, including artistic and literary ones, to formulate, implement and assess transitional justice processes. Nicola received her DPhil in law from the University of Oxford in 2011. Prior to this, she worked at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, following her undergraduate in law and economics at Rhodes University, South Africa. Her broad research interests are in international criminal law, transitional justice, central African studies and legal anthropology.