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Research Professor at PRIO; Professor of Political Science, NTNU
Research Professor. Editor, International Area Studies Review
Deputy Director, Research Professor
Hoelscher, Kristian & Rumi Aijaz (2016) Challenges and Opportunities in an Urbanising India, International Area Studies Review 19(1): 1–9.
Brekke, Torkel (2015) Bridging the gap between ancient and modern in the study of religion and violence in India, Journal of Religion and Violence 3(3): 327–333.
Kolås, Åshild (2015) Framing the tribal: Ethnic violence in Northeast India, Asian Ethnicity 18(1): 22–37.
Kolås, Åshild (2014) Mothers and Activists in the Hills of Assam, Economic and Political Weekly 49(43): 41–48.
Wischnath, Gerdis & Halvard Buhaug (2014) Rice or riots: On food production and conflict severity across India, Political Geography 43: 6–15.
Samaddar, Ranabir & Anjuman Ara Begum (2014) New Fault Line in Conflict? Women's Emergence as the Subject of Peace in the North-East, Economic and Political Weekly 49(44): 74–83.
Moral, Rakhee Kalita (2014) The Woman Rebel and the State, Economic and Political Weekly 49(44): 66–73.
Banerjee, Paula (2014) Nagaland and Tripura: New Conundrums for Women in North-East India, Economic and Political Weekly 49(44): 57–65.
Deka, Arunima (2014) Of Pills and Politics: Contraceptives and Women in Assam, Social Change and Development 11(1): 118–130.
Miklian, Jason & Kristian Hoelscher (2014) A Tale of New Cities: The Future of Urban Planning in the Developing World, Harvard International Review 35(4): 13–18.
Miklian, Jason (2014) The Past, Present and Future of the 'Liberal Peace', Strategic Analysis 38(3): 493–507.
Deka, Arunima (2013) Indigenous People and the International Discourse: Issues and Debates, Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 17(1): 87–99.
Miklian, Jason & Scott Carney (2013) Corruption, Justice and Violence in Democratic India, SAIS Review of International Affairs 33(1): 37–49.
Miklian, Jason & Scott Roecker (2012) Fire In the Sky, Foreign policy.
Kolås, Åshild (2011) Naga Militancy and Violent Politics in the Shadow of Ceasefire, Journal of Peace Research 48(6): 781–792.
Kolås, Åshild (2011) GAVI and Hepatitis B Immunisation in India, Global Public Health 6(1): 28–40.
Singh, Narpinder; Are Hugo Pripp; Torkel Brekke & Babill Stray-Pedersen (2010) Different sex ratios of children born to Indian and Pakistani immigrants in Norway, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 10(40).
Kolås, Åshild (2010) The 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks: (Re-)Constructing Indian (Counter-)Terrorism, Critical Studies on Terrorism 3(1): 83–98.
Kolås, Åshild & Jason Miklian (2009) Managing Intractable Conflict: Indian Strategies, Journal of Conflict Management and Development 3(3): 1–20.
Brekke, Torkel (2009) The Concept of Religion and the Debate on the Rights of Women in the Constitutional Debates of India, Nordic Journal of Religion and Society 22(1): 71–85.
Brekke, Torkel (2006) Mission Impossible? Baptism and the Politics of Bible Translation in the Early Protestant Mission in Bengal, History of Religion 45(3): 213–233.
Brekke, Torkel (2005) The ethics of war and the concept of war in India and Europe, Numen 52(1): 59–86.
Brekke, Torkel (2004) Wielding the Rod of Punishment - War and Violence in the Political Science of Kautilya, Journal of Military Ethics 3(1): 40–52.
Lidén, Kristoffer (2014) Between Intervention and Sovereignty: Ethics of Liberal Peacebuilding and the Philosophy of Global Governance. PhD thesis, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Bathari, Uttam (2014) Memory, History and Polity. A Study of Dimasa Identity in Colonial Past and Post colonial Present. PhD thesis, Department of Folklore Research , Gauhati University, Guwahati, India.
Roy, Kaushik (2016) Sepoys against the Rising Sun: The Indian Army in Far East and South-East Asia, 1941–45. Leiden: Brill.
Roy, Kaushik (2016) India and World War II: War, Armed Forces and Society, 1939–1945. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
Roy, Kaushik & Sourish Saha (2016) Armed Forces and Insurgents in Modern Asia. Abingdon: Routledge.
Roy, Kaushik (2015) Warfare in Pre-British India - 1500 BCE to 1740 CE. Abingdon: Routledge.
Harpviken, Kristian Berg & Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (2016) A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity. New York: Oxford University Press.
Brekke, Torkel (2002) Makers of Modern Indian Religion in the Late Nineteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Brekke, Torkel (2002) Religious Motivation and the Origins of Buddhism: A Social-Psychological Exploration of the Origins of a World Religion. London: Routledge. Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism.
Kolås, Åshild (2016) Sovereignty at the Frontiers: Contests and Contradictions, in Dilip Gogoi, ed., Unheeded Hinterland: Identity and Sovereignty In Northeast India. New Delhi: Routledge India (17–29).
Roy, Kaushik (2016) Indian Society and the Soldier: Will the Twain Ever Meet?, in Harsh V. Pant, ed., Handbook of Indian Defence Policy: Themes, Structures and Doctrines. New Delhi: Routledge (64–76).
Roy, Kaushik (2016) Artillery of the Army in India in World War I, in Sanders Marble, ed., King of Battle: Artillery In World War I. Leiden: Brill (299–323).
Brekke, Torkel (2015) The Indian Tradition, in James Turner Johnson, ed., Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics. London: Ashgate (415–427).
Brekke, Torkel (2015) Indian Shia Muslims and ideas of home around Partition in the fiction of Rahi Masoom Reza, in Özdalga, Elisabeth; & Daniella Kuzmanovic, eds, Novel and Nation In the Muslim World. London: Palgrave Macmillan (201–215).
Brekke, Torkel (2014) Secularism and the market for religion in Scandinavia and India, in Loconzsci, Peter; & Walter Van Herck, eds, Secularism, Politics and Religion: Contexts and Concepts In India and Europe. New York: Routledge (158–176).
Brekke, Torkel (2014) The Sikh Tradition, in Reichberg, Gregory M.; & Henrik Syse, eds, The Comparative Ethics of War. New York: Cambridge University Press (672–701).
Brekke, Torkel (2012) Hinduism and Security, in Seiple, Chris; Dennis R. Hoover; & Pauletta Otis, eds, Routledge Handbook of Religion and Security. New York: Routledge (80–94).
Brekke, Torkel (2012) Breaking the Thigh and Breaking the Warrior Code, in Aquil, Raziuddin; & Kaushik Roy, eds, Warfare, Religion, and Society In Indian History. Dehli: Manohar (43–63).
Brekke, Torkel (2012) The Dharam Yudh or Just War in Sikhism, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Warfare and Politics In South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times. New Dehli: Manohar (387–414).
Roy, Kaushik (2015) British-India and Afghanistan: 1707-1842, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Chinese and Indian Warfare - from the Classical Age to 1870. Abingdon: Routledge (91–120).
Frydenlund, Iselin (2016) 'Operation Dhamma': The Sri Lankan Armed Forces as an Instrument of Buddhist Nationalism, in Tikhonov, Vladimir; & Torkel Brekke, eds, Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military–Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Dehli: Oxford University Press .
Brekke, Torkel (2016) Religious Teachers in the Indian Army, in Brekke, Torkel; & Vladimir Tikhonov, eds, Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military–Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Dehli: Oxford University Press .
Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2015) Heart or Periphery? Afghanistan's Complex Neighbourhood Relations, in Gates, Scott; & Kaushik Roy, eds, War and State-Building In Afghanistan: Historical and Modern Perspectives. London: Bloomsbury (245–279).
Roy, Kaushik (2016) British-India and Afghanistan: 1707–1842, in Kaushik Roy, ed., Chinese and Indian Warfare – from the Classical Age to 1870. London: Routledge (91–120).
Roy, Kaushik (2014) Learning through Conflicts: How have India's External Conflicts Shaped its Strategic Culture?, in Does India Think Strategically? Institutions, Strategic Culture and Security Policies. New Delhi: Manohar Publishers & Distributors (83–112).
Kolås, Åshild (2014) Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding: Ideas, Approaches and Debates , in Upadhyaya, Priyankar; & Samrat Schmiem Kumar, eds, Peace and Conflict - the South Asian Experience. New Delhi: Cambridge University Press India (1–22).
Hoelscher, Kristian & Jason Miklian (2013) The violence of migration from Bangladesh to India, in Miklian, Jason; & Åshild Kolås, eds, India's Human Security: Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges. London: Routledge (103–121).
Kolås, Åshild & Jason Miklian (2013) Facing the future: Responding to human security in India, in Miklian, Jason; & Åshild Kolås, eds, India's Human Security: Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges. London: Routledge (227–235).
Kolås, Åshild & Jason Miklian (2013) Introduction, in Miklian, Jason; & Åshild Kolås, eds, India's Human Security: Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges. London: Routledge (1–12).
Kolås, Åshild (ed.) (2017) Women, Peace and Security in Northeast India. New Delhi: Zubaan Books.
Roy, Kaushik (ed.) (2015) Chinese and Indian Warfare - From the Classical Age to 1870. Abingdon: Routledge.
Reichberg, Gregory M.; & Henrik Syse, eds, (2014) Religion, War, and Ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Miklian, Jason; & Åshild Kolås, eds, (2013) India's Human Security: Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges. London: Routledge. Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics.
Baruah, Sanjib (2016) Naga peace: Road ahead still uncertain, The Seminar 677: 64–68.
Kolås, Åshild (2012) What's up with the territorial council?, Seminar New Delhi: a Monthly Symposium(640): 2–7.
Miklian, Jason (2011) The General's Luck Runs Out, Foreign Policy.
Kolås, Åshild & Camilla Buzzi (2010) India-Burma Relations Hitting a Dead End?, The Irrawaddy 18(3).
Kolås, Åshild (2010) Theories of Conflict Resolution: Lessons for Northeast India?, Politeia: Annual Journal of North-East India Political Science Association 2009(1): 32–53.
Miklian, Jason & Kristian Hoelscher (2016) En beretning om fremtidens byer [On the Future of Cities], Ny Tid.
Aijaz, Rumi (2015) Smart Moves, Smart Cities, The Pioneer.
Mistelbacher, Jochen (2015) Smart cities no panacea for urban future, Deccan Herald.
Kolås, Åshild (2009) Veien etter Indias 9/11 [In the Aftermath of India's 9/11 ], Ny Tid, 6–12 March.
Hatay, Mete (2016) Carnavalesque Space and the Buffer Zone, presented at "Multitude and Democracy: Experiences from North East India and Myanmar" organized by PRIO and OKDISCD, Guwahati India, 19 February 2016.
Sahoo, Niranjan (2015) Understanding the Processes and Patterns of Exclusion in Urban Space: A Case of Three Indian Cities, presented at Conference on ‘Sustainable Urbanisation in India: Challenges and Opportunities’, organised by Institute of Development Studies Kolkata and IIT Bombay, Kolkata, India, 15–16 January.
Aijaz, Rumi (2014) Development of New Urban Centres in India, presented at ‘Sustainability through System of Settlements’, organised by School of Planning and Architecture and Institutional Systems Planning Centre, Delhi, India, 17–18 January.
Manchanda, Rita (2013) Changing Dynamics of Gender, Power and Peace: Challenges in Building a Transformative Peace in South Asia , presented at AISC-JNU Conference on Gender and Peacebuilding: Recasting Women's Agency, New Delhi, 12 December 2013.
Jacobsen, Elida K. U. & Anthony Amicelle (2013) Disciplinarization by Technology? Anti-Money Laundering in Europe and India, presented at 54th International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, 03.04.13 – 06.04.13.
Miklian, Jason & Niranjan Sahoo (2016) Supporting a More Inclusive and Responsive Urban India, PRIO Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Kolås, Åshild (2015) Women's Empowerment in India: From participation to political agency, PRIO Policy Brief, 6. Oslo: PRIO.
Behera, Navnita Chadha (2013) Conflict, governance and peacebuilding in Kashmir, CORE Policy Brief, 10. Oslo: PRIO.
Amin, Imran & Amit Prakash (2013) Conflict, governance and development, CORE Policy Brief, 7. Oslo: PRIO.
Miklian, Jason (2013) Exposing and Limiting the Global Trade in Conflict Diamonds, PRIO Policy Brief, 7. Oslo: PRIO.
DasGupta, Sumona & Priyanka Singh (2013) Village council elections in Jammu and Kashmir, CORE Policy Brief, 6. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo.
Jacobsen, Elida K. U. & Priyanka Vij (2013) India's national biometric ID scheme, CORE Policy Brief, 4. Oslo: PRIO.
Ghosh, Atig (2013) Governing conflict and peacebuilding in India’s northeast and Bihar, CORE Policy Brief, 8. Oslo: PRIO.
Upadhyaya, Anjoo Sharan; Priyankar Upadhyaya & Ajay Kumar Yadav (2013) Interrogating peace in Meghalaya, CORE Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Meitei, Leitanthem Umakanta (2016) Voyages of Women in Manipur: Towards a peaceful society, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou (2016) Regional Responses to Radicalization in Afghanistan: Obstacles, Opportunities and an Agenda for Action, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Horst, Cindy; Jørgen Carling & Rojan Ezzati (2010) Immigration to Norway from Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Morocco and Ukraine, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Kolås, Åshild (2012) Gender, Empowerment and Conflict: Experiences from Northeast India, Workshop on Gender, Empowerment and Conflict. Oslo: PRIO.
Tønnesson, Stein; & Åshild Kolås (2006) Energy Security in Asia: China, India, Oil and Peace, Report to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo: PRIO.
Miklian, Jason; & Devika Sharma (2016) India’s global foreign policy engagements – a new paradigm?, NOREF Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, 2016. Oslo: NOREF.
Miklian, Jason; & Jayashree Vivekanandan (2016) Bringing the region back in? Deciphering India’s engagement with South Asia, NOREF Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, 2016. Oslo: NOREF.
Miklian, Jason; & Atul Mishra (2016) The evolving domestic drivers of Indian foreign policy, NOREF Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, 2016. Oslo: NOREF.
Gopinath, Meenakshi; & Nidhi Bhatnagar (2015) Women and Peacebuilding: Engendering Policy, WISCOMP Policy Dialogue, 3. New Delhi: WISCOMP - Foundation For Universal Responsibility.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Women Engaging in Islamic Charity as ‘Development Agents’, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) conducts research on the conditions for peaceful relations between states, groups and people.