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Successful Spring Seminar Series on the Psychology of Political Struggle

Successful Spring Seminar Series on the Psychology of Political Struggle

Friday, 26 May 2017
The seminar series «PSYOPS: The Psychology of Political Struggle» aims to bring academics and professionals from different disciplines and fields of experience together to discuss topics in the borderland between psychology and politics. 

The PSYOPS series is a collaboration between the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo and Psychology Students Without Borders (PUG). 

The series represents a concrete outcome of the Memorandum of Understanding between PRIO and the University of Oslo to increase more collaboration. 

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Open Call for 2019 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research

Open Call for 2019 Special Issue of the Journal of Peace Research

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

​The Journal of Peace Research publishes annual special issues on topics of high relevance to the field of peace research, and is now soliciting proposals for the 2019 special issue. We welcome issues on topics that significantly advance the research frontier of the field, with a focus on causes and consequences of violence, conflict prevention and resolution, and nonviolent action.

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Workshop Comparing Norway and Qatar's Approaches to Conflict Mediation

Workshop Comparing Norway and Qatar's Approaches to Conflict Mediation

Monday, 15 May 2017

​PRIO in collaboration with the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Doha Institute held a research workshop in Oslo on 11 May 2017 to explore potential complementarities between Norway and Qatar as third-party mediators. Examining recent experiences and lessons learned, the participants identified a range of opportunities for mutual knowledge exchange and capacity strengthening as well as possibilities for closer cooperation in mediation.

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Successful Doctoral Defence by Nobuo Hayashi

Successful Doctoral Defence by Nobuo Hayashi

Friday, 12 May 2017

 Nobuo Hayashi successfully defended his doctoral thesis, 11 May, at Leiden University. The title of the thesis is “Military Necessity”.

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Carsten Stahn

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Call for Applications: PhD Course on Contemporary conditions of critique: power, value(s), economy

Call for Applications: PhD Course on Contemporary conditions of critique: power, value(s), economy

A course organised by the Research School on Peace and Conflict

Friday, 12 May 2017

The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Contemporary conditions of critique: power, value(s), economy to take place in Oslo on 20-22 September 2017.

The deadline for applications is 9 June 2017.

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