Annemiek Richters

Annemiek RichtersAnnemiek Richters, MD, anthropologist, is emeritus professor culture, health and illness Leiden University Medical Center and staff member of the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

From 2005 onwards she has contributed in a number of leadership capacities to the development of community-based sociotherapy in Rwanda.

Her current research interest is mental health and psychosocial recovery intersected with peacebuilding across the generations in the aftermath of mass atrocities. The majority of her publications over the past years focus on research addressing themes that emerged from the practice of sociotherapy in a post-conflict society.