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Call for Abstracts: Asserting and Contesting ‘the good citizen’ Workshop

Call for Abstracts: Asserting and Contesting ‘the good citizen’ Workshop

Wednesday, 07 Dec 2016

​​​​​​​​This workshop focuses on tensions and contestations in debates on what it means to be a good citizen and how lived experiences of citizens today challange existing models of democracy. Call for abstracts - deadline 31 January 2017.

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​Will Brexit Cause a New Financial Crisis?

​Will Brexit Cause a New Financial Crisis?

Friday, 11 Nov 2016
​​​This was one of many questions discussed at the successful kick-off conference of the new journal Finance and Society last week. The journal is edited by a team of four people, including PRIO’s Nina Boy.

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Successful Doctoral Defense by Andreas Forø Tollefsen

Successful Doctoral Defense by Andreas Forø Tollefsen

Friday, 04 Nov 2016
​Andreas Forø Tollefsen has successfully defended his doctoral thesis today, 4 November, at the University of Oslo. His thesis is titled Local Dynamics of Civil War​. Congratulations!

His trial lecture: "Why do people take up arms against their governments?"

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New Study on Climate-Conflict Linkages Published in PNAS

New Study on Climate-Conflict Linkages Published in PNAS

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016

​​Severe drought is associated with an increased incidence of armed conflict among agriculture-dependent populations in the least developed states. By strengthening the political status and economic well-being of such marginalized groups, conflict risk can be reduced. This is a key finding of a study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by a team of researchers from Uppsala University and PRIO.

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Discussion: Hydrocarbons and the Cyprus Problem

Welcome remarks: Kyriacos Pierides Discussants: Charalambos Ellinas, Antonis Patsalis and Harry Tzimitras

Monday, 17 Oct 2016

​​Organised by: the Association for Social Reform (OPEK) Cyprus and the ​Cyprus Technical University 

Monday 17 October 2016 starting at 19:30 

Venue: Tasos Papadopoulos Building, Amphitheatre 2, Cyprus Technical University - LIMASSOL

THE EVENT WILL BE IN GREEK 

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