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Successful Doctoral Defense by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold

Successful Doctoral Defense by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold

Friday, 08 Nov 2019

​​We congratulate Elisabeth Lio Rosvold on the successful defense of her PhD thesis today, 08 November 2019! Dr Rosvold’s thesis entitled ‘Coping with Calamity: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict and Development Aid’ was defended at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Sociology and Political Science.

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PRIO Matches Employee Donations for NRK CARE Telethon

PRIO Matches Employee Donations for NRK CARE Telethon

Monday, 04 Nov 2019
This year the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security encouraged PRIO employees to make a difference and donate to the NRK telethon raising money for CARE.

GPS Centre Coordinator Johanne Rokke Elvebakken made waffles, which were available for a donation of 10 kroner or more. In total PRIO employees raised 3400, which was then matched by PRIO for a total of 6800 kroner.
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Research School Holds Migration Course

Research School Holds Migration Course

Saturday, 02 Nov 2019

​Last week the Research School on Peace & Conflict held a course titled "Migration research and contestations over migration: Conceptual approaches, ethics and communication". There were 18 participants from universities across Europe and North America, researching across the full range of migration processes and experiences, from the perspectives of refugees and other migrants, societies of emigration and immigration, civil society, as well as governments. They also reflected a mix of disciplines and geographical contexts.

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Launching the PRIO Middle East Centre!

Launching the PRIO Middle East Centre!

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019

PRIO is launching a new centre, dedicated to cultivating expertise on the Middle East, conducting research on the dynamics of peace and security in the Middle East, and informing constructive political engagement for the prevention, management and resolution of armed conflicts in the region. 

Please follow this link to have a look at the Centre's website.

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Call for Applications: PhD course on Civil Resistance: Causes and Consequences

Call for Applications: PhD course on Civil Resistance: Causes and Consequences

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict  invites applications for the PhD course on Civil Resistance: Causes and Consequences to take place at PRIO in Oslo on 11-13 February 2020. The course is a collaboration between the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) and PRIO.

The deadline for applications is 1 December 2019.

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