Upcoming Events

Building a Legal Sociology of the Humanitarian Field

Building a Legal Sociology of the Humanitarian Field

Humanitarian Studies Colloquium

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:00-14:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

On 14 March, the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law (UiO), the Human rights in armed conflicts and emergency situations, and the law of international peace and security research group of the Faculty of Law (UiO), the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies, and PRIO will host the second Humanitarian Studies Colloquium focusing on the sociology of law.

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 focus of the first colloquiums was historical.

The Good Drone: Endless Possibilities for

The Good Drone: Endless Possibilities for "Doing Good"?

Book launch of edited volume by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:00-14:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

​Welcome to the launching of the recently published edited volume "The Good Drone".

In addition to contributions by Sandvik and Jumbert, it includes chapters by Susanne Krasmann (University of Hamburg); John Karlsrud (NUPI) and Fredrik Rosén (Danish Institute for International Studies); Kristoffer Lidén (PRIO); Brad Bolman (Harvard University); Serge Wich (Liverpool John Moores University), Lian Pin Koh (University of Adelaide) and Lorna Scott (freelancer); and Mareile Kaufmann (UiO/PRIO).

Light lunch will be served!

The Anthropology of Emergencies, Rescue and Good Intentions

The Anthropology of Emergencies, Rescue and Good Intentions

Humanitarian Studies Colloquium

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:30-15:30 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

​On April 19th, NORAGRIC/NMBU, the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies, and PRIO  will host the third Humanitarian Studies Colloquium focusing on anthropology.

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 the first and second colloquiums were historical and socio-legal.

Civil Resistance in the Contemporary U.S.: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implications

Civil Resistance in the Contemporary U.S.: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implications

Inaugurating the Oslo Lectures on Peace and Conflict

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:00-16:00 - Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo

​In the aftermath of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on January 20th, we have seen a spate of resistance across the U.S., ranging from street protests to legal challenges. New alliances are formed, often across what just a few months ago would have been thought of as insurmountable political divides.