Upcoming Events

Research Network on Gender, Peace and Security meeting

Research Network on Gender, Peace and Security meeting

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:00-16:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

​The PRIO GPS Centre will convene the Research Network on Gender Peace and Security for a meeting at PRIO on 8 September. Note that participation is by invitation only.

PRIO Annual Peace Address 2017 with Oby Ezekwesili

PRIO Annual Peace Address 2017 with Oby Ezekwesili

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:00-19:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

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The PRIO Annual Peace Address 2017 will be given by Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili, a Nigerian politician internationally most known for her anti-corruption work (co-founder of Transparancy International) and her instrumental role in the #BringBackOurGirls campaigns.

Media Studies and Humanitarian crisis – state of scholarship

Media Studies and Humanitarian crisis – state of scholarship

Humanitarian Studies Colloquium

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:30-15:30 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

On 11 October the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), and the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)  will host the fifth Humanitarian Studies Colloquium focusing on media.

The Humanitarian Studies Colloquium is a quarterly forum for scholarly discussion of methodological and thematic issues in the emergent field of humanitarian studies, taking place at PRIO. The Colloquium is organized in collaboration with the Humanitarianism Research Group at PRIO, and is open to invited participants.  The disciplinary focuses of past colloquiums included history, the sociology of law, anthropology, and ethics.

Fake News and Fact Resistance

Fake News and Fact Resistance

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:00-16:30 - Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo

This memorial seminar is organized in honor of Hans Rosling, founder of Gapminder and world renowned scholar and inspiratory. The seminar is the second of the Oslo Lectures on Peace and Conflict and is organized by UiO Centre for Global HealthPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), UiO Departement of Economics and UiO Life Sciences.

Let's discuss the challenges of exaggerated numbers, of identifying and reaching populations in humanitarian emergencies, and the implications for the politics of human progress.

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