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COVID-19 'States of Emergency' Project Launches at PRIO

COVID-19 "States of Emergency" Project Launches at PRIO

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020

​​All over the world, states are responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by invoking the state of emergency – generally characterized by an expansion of the state power, allowing it to perform actions that it could not carry in times of normal politics.

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Congratulations to Sverre Lodgaard at 75

Congratulations to Sverre Lodgaard at 75

Monday, 06 Apr 2020

​Today is previous PRIO Director Sverre Lodgaard's 75th birthday. He was Director at PRIO 1986-1992, and had previously been both a graduate student and a research director at PRIO.

Congratulations!

Enjoy Hilde Henriksen Waage's interview with Sverre Lodgaard on the occasion of PRIO's 60th anniversary.

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Beyond the COVID Curve: PRIO launches new blog series

Beyond the COVID Curve: PRIO launches new blog series

Friday, 03 Apr 2020

​COVID-19 has quickly changed everything from our daily routines, to the policies of governments, to the fortunes of the global economy. How will it continue to shape society and the conditions for peace and conflict globally in the near future and long after we manage to get the virus under control?

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Dorothea Hilhorst Awarded ERC Advanced Grant

Dorothea Hilhorst Awarded ERC Advanced Grant

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020

​Dorothea Hilhorst has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for her project "Humanitarian governance: accountability, advocacy, alternatives".

Hilhorst is a Professor of Humanitarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University in The Hague and a PRIO Global Fellow.

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Ragnhild Hennum Joins the PRIO Board

Ragnhild Hennum Joins the PRIO Board

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020

Ragnhild Helene Hennum has been appointed by the University of Oslo to be a member of the PRIO board. She will take part in her first PRIO board meeting 17 April.​

Ragnhild Hennum is Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo. She holds a doctorate and an LLM from the University of Oslo. Before being elected Dean, Hennum was Director of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. She has also previously served as the University of Oslo’s acting Pro-Rector and Vice-Rector, and as President of the Norwegian Women’s Lobby.

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