Elise Fredrikke Barth

Research Adviser

Elise Fredrikke Barth
Elise Fredrikke Barth left PRIO in 2004. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

Currenly working on a comparative study of “Gender aspects of conflict intervention. Intended and unintended consequences.” Includes case studies from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Eritrea and Israel/Palestine, where my case is Eritrea. The 3-year collaborative project is funded by the Research Council of Norway, as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

Background

Working experience:

Jan, 1 2001 Research Advisor at PRIO.

Education:

Psychology, Social Anthropology, English and Multicultural Education, Bergen/Oslo; Cand. polit. Høgskolen i Oslo, February 2001. Thesis: Female Fighters in Eritrea: A Study of Soldiers and Socialization

All Publications

PhD Thesis

Barth, Elise Fredrikke (2001) Female Fighters in Eritrea: A Study of Soldiers and Socialization. PhD thesis, Høgskolen i Oslo, Oslo.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Barth, Elise Fredrikke (2003) The Reintegration of Female Soldiers in Post-Conflict Societies, Aid Workers Exchange.

Popular Article

Barth, Elise Fredrikke (2002) Kvinner kan krige [Women can Wage War], Dagsavisen, 14 April.
Barth, Elise Fredrikke (2002) Krigens mening og det ødelagte Eritrea [The Meaning of War, and the Destructive Eritrea], Vårt Land, 11 April.
Gunneng, Randi & Elise Fredrikke Barth (2002) Flere kvinner enn menn er funksjonshemmet [More Women than Men are Disabled], Vårt Land, 19 October.

Conference Paper

Barth, Elise Fredrikke & Karen Hostens (2003) Gender Aspects of Conflict Interventions: Intended and Unintended Consequences, presented at 44th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), Portland, 25 February–1 March.
Barth, Elise Fredrikke (2001) Negotiating gender roles in post-conflict society: Female ex-soldiers in Eritrea, presented at the working group ‘Social Constructions of Male and Female Sexualities’, Africa Days, the Africa Institute, Uppsala, 5–7 October.

Report - Other

Olsson, Louise; Karen Hostens; Inger Skjelsbæk; & Elise Fredrikke Barth (2004) Gender Aspects of Conflict Interventions: Intended and Unintended Consequences, Report to Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo.
Barth, Elise Fredrikke; Karen Hostens; & Inger Skjelsbæk (2003) Gender Aspects of Conflict Interventions: Policy Implications of Studies of the TIPH, UNMEE and SFOR.