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Monday, 24 Aug 2015

Call for Applications - PhD Course on Religion, Conflict and Violence

26-30 October 2015

​​​​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD course Religion, Conflict and Violence​. The course is organized by Ragnhild Nordås​ (PRIO). 

This course will focus on the relationships between religion and conflict; how this link can be understood theoretically and studied empirically, and the empirical patterns we see. The course will look at both how religion affects and is used by potential state challengers (e.g. minorities, rebel groups, terrorists) on the one hand and state policies towards potential or real challenger on the other (e.g. religious freedom/repression). 

The readings, lectures and discussions will focus on global trends as well as particular cases. The course features several guest lecturers. 

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Friday, 03 Jul 2015

Vacancy: PRIO Deputy Director

​​​​​PRIO invites applications from candidates for the institute's Deputy Director post. The Deputy Director is expected to play an active role, assisting the Institute Director in the leadership of the institute and development and implementation of its strategies. The successful candidate will be a Senior Researcher with competence within one or more thematic areas important to PRIO.

For more information about the position and how to apply, see the full announcement on the ISCO Group website.

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Friday, 03 Jul 2015

Vacancy: Doctoral Researcher on Climate-Conflict Dynamics

​​PRIO invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher financed as part of a European Research Council (ERC)-sponsored Consolidator Grant project entitled “Climate Variability and Security Threats” (CLIMSEC), led by Research Professor Halvard Buhaug. 

Click here for more information on the position and how to apply.​

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Thursday, 02 Jul 2015

Migration Research Group Update is Out!

​​Please enjoy the fresh Migration Research Group Update that is out now. 

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