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Call for Applications: PhD Course 'Societal Security: Critical Perspectives'

Call for Applications: PhD Course 'Societal Security: Critical Perspectives'

Thursday, 02 Aug 2018

The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Societal security: critical perspectives, to take place at VUB-IES in Brussels on 17-19 October 2018. The deadline for applications is 15 August 2018.

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PRIO Cyprus Centre joins EuroMeSCo

PRIO Cyprus Centre joins EuroMeSCo

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018

​PRIO Cyprus Centre has just been admitted to EuroMeSCo, the Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission, with full membership. Founded in 1996, EuroMeSCo is the main network of research centres on politics and security in the Mediterranean, striving at building a community of research institutes and think tanks committed to strengthening Euro-Mediterranean relations. EuroMeSCo consistently ranks among the top 10 think tank networks in the world in the Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Glemte konflikter: PRIO Podcast i sommer

Glemte konflikter: PRIO Podcast i sommer

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

I juni ble årets konfliktdata fra Uppsala universitet lansert i Journal of Peace Research. På basis av dette, ble flere PRIO-forskere intervjuet i en ukelang serie på NRK P2s Studio 2.

For tredje år på rad går antall drepte i konflikter i verden ned. Men de fleste konflikter i verden hører vi sjelden noe om.

Bli litt klokere i sommer: Lytt til podcaster om de mindre kjente konfliktene i verden i dag.

Tusen takk til NRK for tillatelse til å gjengi lydfilene.

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Norway After July 22, 2011

Norway After July 22, 2011

Negotiating values, identities and a resilient society

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018
This new book is published nearly seven years after the dramatic and brutal terrorist attacks in the Government Quarters and on the island of Utøya on July 22, 2011. 
  • How have we managed in the intervening years? 
  • What values have been important? 
  • Have we been able to preserve the ideals of democracy, openness and humanity? 
  • And who, exactly, is this "we" that we are talking about?
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The Dream of Peace - Displayed at PRIO

The Dream of Peace - Displayed at PRIO

Friday, 13 Jul 2018
A photo of Henrik Sørensen's mural “The Dream of Peace” is exhibited in the Peace Room at PRIO. The original can be found at the Palace of Nations in Geneva, and was a gift to the League of Nations in 1939. The photo at PRIO is a gift from Torild Skard, and was unveiled in November 2017.

The public is welcome to visit and view this picture within PRIO's opening hours (08:30-16:00). Please contact the PRIO helpdesk (+47 22 54 77 00) prior to your visit, so that we can ensure that the room is available.

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