Gina Lende left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
Lende's main emphasis is on how religious actors and institutions influence political change. As the coordinator of the Religion Research group at PRIO, she is in 2012 organising a series of public seminars addressing the role of religion in conflict and peace .
Her ongoing PhD-project investigates the changing role of religion in conflict societies by exploring the growing importance of Pentecostalism in Nigeria and Guatemala.
Norwegian, English, Spanish and some Arabic
||Researcher PRIO, alongside a Phd-stipend at the Norwegian School of Theology |
||Senior Advisor/Researcher, PRIO|
||Centre Manager PRIO Cyprus Centre|
||Project Manager, Eastern Mediterranean Project|
||Co-editor of "Babylon", a Nordic periodical on Middle Eastern and North African issues|
||Part-time teacher in Lofoten, Norway|
||Two years in Guatemala. Among other things, working as an observer in Guatemalan villages of returnees, and later working in the project management in Bergen, Norway|
Master of Arts (Cand. Philol.), History of Religion at the University of Oslo.
Cand. Mag(equiv. to B.A) at the University of Bergen/ Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in the areas of Spanish/ Latin- America studies, Arabic/ Middle- Eastern studies and Sociology of Religion.
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Non-refereed Journal Article
Lende, Gina (2004) Med Jesus for Palestina - palestinske kristne [Jesus for Palestine: the Palestinian Christians], Babylon- tidsskrift om Midtøsten og Nord-Afrika 1(2): 90–97.
Lende, Gina (2011) Er religion umoderne? [Is Religion Old Fashioned?], Stavanger Aftenblad, 31 May.
Lende, Gina (2011) Den nye vinen [“The It-thing” – Charismatic Christianity], Stavanger Aftenblad, 12 April.
Lende, Gina (2011) Fleire veger til Golgata [There are Several Paths to Golgotha], Stavanger Aftenblad, 1 March.
Lende, Gina; & Tank, Pinar (2008) Siste forsøk på gjenforening [Last attempt at reunification], Stavanger Aftenblad , 13 November 2008.
Lende, Gina & Pinar Tank (2005) Ny giv i Kypros-konflikten? [New Initiatives in Cyprus?], Morgenbladet, 14 January.
Lende, Gina & Pinar Tank (2004) Historisk sjanse for Kypros [Historical Opportunity for Cyprus], Dagsavisen, 22 April.