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Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

PRIO Journals Climb Rankings

Journal Citation Reports released

​​​​​The 2013 Journal Citation Reports were released by Thomson Reuters Tuesday ​evening. The two PRIO journals Journal of Peace Research, edited by Henrik Urdal and Security Dialogue​, edited by Claudia Aradau, have both increased their international impact as calculated by these reports. PRIO takes pride in hosting the editorial offices of two of the world's leading academic journals in their fields, and would like to congratulate the editors and the editorial staff!


Monday, 07 Jul 2014

PRIO awarded funding for a Nordic Centre of Excellence

Nordic Centre for Security Technologies and Societal Values will be financed by NordForsk

​The NordForsk board has decided to award one of the two new Nordic Centres of Excellence under the Nordic Societal Security Programme to PRIO. NOK 22 million have been allocated to the centre to be headed by J. Peter Burgess from the Dimensions of Security department at PRIO.


Friday, 27 Jun 2014

Successful Doctoral Defence by Jason Miklian

​Jason Miklian successfully defended his PhD thesis at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences on Friday 27 June. His thesis is titled Mining, Displacement and Conflict in Maoist India.


Friday, 27 Jun 2014

PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 2-2014)

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

​​​The second 2014 issue of the GPS Update features a report on the event as well as some of the contested issues related to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, including PRIO several PRIO researchers’ efforts to influence the debates that took place at the summit. This issue also features reports from other recent events at PRIO and internationally, including; the Norwegian government’s work on a new strategy on Women, Peace and Security, a seminar on women’s participation in peace processes with Carol Cohn, and the large women’s rights conference Nordic Forum – New Actions on Women’s Rights which took place in Malmö, Sweden on 12-15 June. As usual, the GPS Update also gives you an update on relevant seminars, reports and policy briefs, as well as a list of publications which might be of interest to our readership.
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