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Call for papers: Geographies of migration in conflict settings

Call for papers: Geographies of migration in conflict settings

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021

What about conflict drives some people to move, while others stay behind? Proposed session for the Annual Meeting of American Geographers 2022, on the geographies of migration during conflict and the dynamics of migration-decision making in conflict settings. 


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Workshop on Ethical Issues in Peace Negotiations and Mediation

Workshop on Ethical Issues in Peace Negotiations and Mediation

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

​On 9-10 September 2021, around 20 researchers met for a hybrid online-offline workshop to share their research on specific cases of ethical issues in peace negotiations and mediation. The workshop was part of the PRIO project 'On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation' (FAIR) and included both PRIO researchers and researchers from across the world. 

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New Project: Preparing the EU’s Drone Strategy 2.0

New Project: Preparing the EU’s Drone Strategy 2.0

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

​PRIO has received funding from the European Commission to contribute to a fact-finding study preparing a Drone Strategy 2.0. The PRIO team, composed by Bruno Oliveira Martins and Nora Stai, will contribute to different components of the study, in particular by providing a Norwegian case study on technology testing and development in the field of law enforcement. Through interviews, field research and literature reviews, PRIO will assess the opportunities for, and barriers to, drone use in this sector, in addition to outlining its current and potential impact on civil-military relations and technological development.

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PRIO at National Science Days [Forskningsdagene] 2021

PRIO at National Science Days [Forskningsdagene] 2021

Monday, 13 Sep 2021

The main topic of this year's National Science Days is peace and conflict. ​PRIO is organizing and/or participating in several events. Most of the events will be in Norwegian. Read more by following this link.

The full programme of the National Science Days (Forskningsdagene) can be found here.

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Religious Norms and Homeownership

Religious Norms and Homeownership

Monday, 13 Sep 2021

​In a new article published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Kaja Borchgrevink and Ida Roland Birkvad examine how the Islamic prohibition of riba – charged interest (on loans) – shapes ideas about homeownership and housing choices among Muslim professional women in Oslo, Norway.

The article is Open Access (no paywall) and available at the journal website.

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