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Clionadh Raleigh Receives Her Second Major ERC Grant

Clionadh Raleigh Receives Her Second Major ERC Grant

Thursday, 19 Jan 2017

She has received an ERC Consolidator grant for the project VERSUS - Violence, Elites and Resilience in States under Stress, which will start up later this year.

This grant follows an ERC starting grant, which was focused on African conflict patterns generated from examining ACLED data. The new project is about investigating governments, political elites, their interactions and networks. It will create information on local to national powerholders, and focus on how instability emerges from domestic political relationships. 

Clionadh Raleigh is a long-time PRIO associate, currently a part of the CAVE project at PRIO.
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Successful PhD by Elise Must

Successful PhD by Elise Must

Monday, 09 Jan 2017
Elise Must was awarded a doctoral degree in political science at London School of Economics and Political Science Tuesday 13 December 2016. 

Elise has been associated with the Conflict Trends Project at PRIO, and her thesis is entitled: 

  • When and how does inequality cause conflict? Group dynamics, perceptions and natural resources'. 

Members of the evaluation committee included Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (University of Essex & PRIO) and Livia Schubiger (LSE). Thesis advisers were Paul Mitchell (LSE) and Gudrun Østby (PRIO). 


Congratulations!
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Conference Report on 'Food Security Debates in India: Experiences from the Grassroots'

Conference Report on 'Food Security Debates in India: Experiences from the Grassroots'

International Conference held in Varanasi, India, on 28-29 September 2016

Wednesday, 04 Jan 2017
'​“Food Security Debates in India: Experiences from the Grassroots” was hosted by the UNESCO Chair for Peace and Intercultural Understanding – Malaviya Centre for Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University, and co-organised by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).​ Read more...
New Project on the EU and the 'Refugee Crisis'

New Project on the EU and the 'Refugee Crisis'

Thursday, 22 Dec 2016
​PRIO's security and humanitarianism research milieus join forces to explore one of today's most relevant issues. 
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PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 4-2016)

PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 4-2016)

Gender and Inclusion in the Colombian Peace Process

Thursday, 22 Dec 2016

The fourth and final issue in 2016 the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is now out. 

The lead story in this issue deals with gender and inclusion in the Colombian peace process, and includes interviews with Colombia experts Hilde Salvesen from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and David Rodriguez Goyes from the University of Oslo.

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