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Successful Master's Thesis Defense by Kelly Fisher

Successful Master's Thesis Defense by Kelly Fisher

Friday, 18 Jun 2021

​Kelly Fisher has successfully defended his thesis "Moving masculinities: Polish men's migration experiences in Oslo".

Congratulations Kelly!

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New Animation Highlights Need for Refugee Education and Durable Futures

New Animation Highlights Need for Refugee Education and Durable Futures

Thursday, 17 Jun 2021

​Education in situations of conflict and crisis is central in efforts to protect children and youth in the near-term and fostering peaceful coexistence over the longer-term. But how can education enable individuals and communities to build durable futures when there is great uncertainty about where these futures will be? 

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New Book Offers Fresh View into Palestinian Political Economy

New Book Offers Fresh View into Palestinian Political Economy

Thursday, 17 Jun 2021

Political Economy of Palestine: Critical, Interdisciplinary, and Decolonial Perspectives, edited by PRIO Global Fellow Alaa Tartir, Tariq Dana, and Timothy Seidel, was recently published by Palgrave Macmillan. The book explores the political economy of Palestine through critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial perspectives. By doing so, it offers a fresh view into Palestinian political economy. This volume is written as an in-depth introduction for anyone who seeks to understand Palestine today.

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Successful Master's Thesis Defense by Erlend Lunde Colleuille

Successful Master's Thesis Defense by Erlend Lunde Colleuille

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021

Erlend Lunde Colleuille has successfully defended his thesis "An Impossible Balancing Act. France and the Lebanese Civil War, 1975-1982".

Congratulations Erlend!


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New Conflict Data for 2020 Shows More Conflicts, Fewer Deaths

New Conflict Data for 2020 Shows More Conflicts, Fewer Deaths

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021

​The 2020 update of the Uppsala Conflict Data Program is now available, and reveals interesting trends in armed conflict for the last year, including more conflicts but also fewer deaths.

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