Kjersti Lohne

Senior Researcher

Kjersti Lohne
Kjersti Lohne left PRIO in 2016. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

  • Humanitarian governance and international NGOs
  • International criminal and transitional justice
  • Transnational fields and power networks
  • Crime and punishment (penality) in global society

Background

​​Education:

  • Ph.D., Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, 2015
  • MA. Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, 2015
  • BA. Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, 2015

Education, other:

  • Research School in Peace and Conflict, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), 2014.  
  • International Criminal Law, TMC Asser Institute, 2011.  
  • Anthropology and Psychology, University of Bergen, 2007 
  • Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, 2003

Former positions:

  • Researcher & Lecturer, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, 2015
  • Guest Researcher, PluriCourts, 2015
  • Ph.D. Research Fellow, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, 2011 – 2015.
  • Academic Visitor, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, 2014. 
  • Visiting Researcher and Fellow, Centre of International Criminal Justice, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2013. 
  • Research Assistant, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), 2010. 
  • Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Policy University College Oslo, 2010.  

Events

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Publications

 

 

 

Recent publications

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Bringedal Houge, Anette; Kjersti Lohne & May-Len Skilbrei (2015) Gender and Crime Revisited: Criminological Gender Research on International and Transnational Crime and Crime Control, Journal of Scandinavian Studies In Criminology and Crime Prevention 16(2): 160–174.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kjersti Lohne (2014) The Rise of the Humanitarian Drone: Giving Content to an Emerging Concept, Millennium Journal of International Studies. DOI: 10.1177/03058298145294701–20.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) The Norwegian Data Inspectorate: Between Governance and Resistance, Surveillance & Society 10(2): 182–196.

PhD Thesis

Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice. PhD thesis, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo.

Book Chapter

Bringedal Houge, Anette; Kjersti Lohne & May-Len Skilbrei (2014) Kriminologisk kjønnsforskning mellom Norge og verden [Criminological gender research between Norway and the world], in Finstad, Liv; & Heidi Mork Lomell, eds, Motmæle. En Antologi Til Kjersti Ericsson, Cecilie Høigård Og Guri Larsen. Oslo: Novus (201–221).
Lohne, Kjersti(2010) Framing International Justice: the Contribution of Human Rights Advocates Økologisk Og Global Kriminologi. : (87–97).

Popular Article

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kjersti Lohne (2015) What's wrong with the idea that 'robots don't rape'?, Open Democracy.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kjersti Lohne (2015) Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Killing the ‘Robots-don’t-Rape’ Argument, Intlawgrrls.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice, Newsletter Criminology and International Crimes.
Lohne, Kjersti & Anette Bringedal Houge (2015) Offer og krigsforbryter [Victim and War Criminal], Klassekampen.
de Hoon, Marieke & Kjersti Lohne (2014) Negotiating Justice: reconstituting the International Criminal Court through the Assembly of States Parties Meeting, IBA Human Rights Law Working Group Newsletter.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; & Lohne, Kjersti (2013) The promise and perils of ‘disaster drones’, Humanitarian Exchange Magazine 58.
Lohne, Kjersti (2008) Kosmetisk rettferdighet? [Cosmetic Justice?], Kriminalpolitikk.Uio.No.

Master Thesis

Lohne, Kjersti (2009) Universalising Justice: An inquiry into discourse on international criminal justice for Northern Uganda. MA thesis, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, Oslo.

Conference Paper

Lohne, Kjersti (2016) Cosmopolitan legalism, criminal justice and human rights NGOs, presented at International Studies Association, Atlanta, 18 March.
Lohne, Kjersti & Anette Bringedal Houge (2016) The fight against impunity: The construction of a panacea for sexual violence in conflict?, presented at International Studies Association, Atlanta, 18 March.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Advocates of Humanity: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice, presented at PluriCourts lunch series , University of Oslo, 11.11.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) En introduksjon til internasjonal strafferett og "War Don Don" [An introduction to international criminal law and War Don Don], presented at Movie night for students, University of Oslo, 16.04.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Experiences from PhD research funding: Show me the money!, presented at Doctoral Researchers internal seminar, University of Oslo, 03.06.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) rom Moral Entrepreneurs to Moral Advocates: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice, presented at Law and Society in the 21st Century - the Functions of Law in Global Society, University of Oslo, 10.06.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) From Moral Entrepreneurs to Moral Advocates: Human Rights NGOs in International Criminal Justice, presented at European Society of International Law Annual Conference, PluriCourts/Oslo, 10.09.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Research and politics/Reseach on politics, presented at Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law internal seminar, Hadeland, 20.08.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Straff og forbrytelse i internasjonal politikk [Punishment and crime in international politics], presented at Introduction day for BA students, University of Oslo, 13.08.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Straff og forbrytelse i internasjonal politikk [Punishment and crime in international politics], presented at Introduction day for MA students, University of Oslo, 14.08.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) The research benefits of being a Sylff fellow, presented at Visit from the Tokyo Foundation, University of Oslo, 18.06.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Drones, targeted killings and the death penalty: Exploring the slippery spaces between war and punishment in the global borderlands, presented at 3rd Oslo International Symposium on Capital Punishment, University of Oslo, 18.12.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) How can we pursue a global sociology of punishment methodologically and theoretically?, presented at PhD Public Defense Trial Lecture, University of Oslo, 09.10.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2015) Exploring the Penal Imaginary of International Criminal Justice, presented at European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Porto, 05.09.2015.
Lohne, Kjersti (2014) Introduction to Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives in International Criminal Justice;, presented at Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives in International Criminal Justice, University of Oslo, 24.04.2014.
Lohne, Kjersti (2014) Kriminologisk kjønnsforskning mellom Norge og verden [Criminological gender research between Norway and the world], presented at Book launch, Litteraturhuset, Oslo, 26.02.2014.
Lohne, Kjersti (2014) Transnational Advocacy Networks for International Justice: Cores and Peripheries, presented at Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives in International Criminal Justice, University of Oslo, 24.04.2014.
Lohne, Kjersti (2014) Transnational Advocacy Networks for International Justice: Cores and Peripheries, presented at International Studies Association, Toronto, 26.03.2014.
Lohne, Kjersti (2014) Claiming Authority in the Name of the Other: Human Rights NGOs and the ICC, presented at The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals, PluriCourts, Oslo, 28.08.2014.
Lohne, Kjersti; Silje Aambø Langvatn & Sofie Høgestøl (2013) Reflections on the ICC-ASP Conference and International Criminal Justice, presented at PluriCourts lunch series, University of Oslo, 04.12.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti; Ida Nafstad; Hilde Jacobsen & Arnaud Dandoy (2013) The criminology of humanitarianism: a new research agenda, presented at 41st Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, University of Oslo, 29.08.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Human Rights Organizations as International Justice Entrepreneurs, presented at 41st Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, University of Oslo, 29.08.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Intermediaries of Justice, presented at International Criminal Law and Criminology internal seminar, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 28.05.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Sentrale problemstillinger i avhandlingsarbeidet [Centralproblematiques in doctoral research], presented at Doctoral exchange semianr, Stockholm, 14.05.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Situated Imaginations of International Justice, presented at PhD mid-evaluation, University of Oslo, 08.05.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) The Implications of Drones on Responsibility to Protect, presented at The Rise of the Good Drone, PRIO, 05.09.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti; Marieke de Hoon; Sarah-Jane Koulen & Sara Kendall (2013) Reflections on the ICC Assembly of States Parties: The Construction of International Criminal Justice, presented at Space, Territoriality and Sovereignty: Temporality of Law, Weimar, 11.12.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Sexualized war violence and the International Criminal Court: The Women's Initiative, presented at Transformative Gender Justice, Leeds University, 11.09.2013.
Lohne, Kjersti (2013) Bots without Borders: An inventory of ongoing and projected transfers of UAV hardware from military to humanitarian use, presented at Disaster Drones: Promises and Pitfalls for Humanitarian Action, PRIO, 22.04.2013.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; Mareile Kaufmann; Kjersti Lohne; & John Karlsrud (2013) Big data, data protection and humanitarian decision making: challenges to accountability and transparency, presented at Disaster Drones: Promises and Pitfalls for Humanitarian Action, Oslo, 22/04/13.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Criminological Perspectives on International Justice as Humanitarian Development, presented at Towards a Criminology of Humanitarianism, University of Oslo, 05.12.2012.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Den internasjonale straffedomstolen i politikk og praksis [The politics and practice of the International Criminal Court], presented at Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law internal seminar, Amsterdam, 25.09.2012.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Drafting the Rome Statute: The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations, presented at Humanitarian Research Group internal seminar, PRIO, 06.12.2012.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Metodeutfordringer og reflektert design: en global etnografisk studie av internasjonale strafferettsaktører [Methodological challenges and reflexive research design: a global ethnographic study of international criminal law experts], presented at Methods seminar, University of Oslo, 24.04.2012.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Nongovernmental Organizations in Lawmaking: The Coalition for the International Criminal Court, presented at 3rd AUSTAT International Workshop on Authority Beyond States, Paris, 03.05.2012.
Lohne, Kjersti (2012) The new diplomacy and coalition networking: A conceptual review of NGOs in the ICC treaty negotiations, presented at Research School Research Symposium, PRIO, 26.04.2014.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; & Lohne, Kjersti 2012 Technology Transfers from the Military to the Humanitarian Field: the Rise of the Humanitarian Drone, presented at Humanitarianism: Past, Present, Future, , .
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora; & Lohne, Kjersti 2012 Robot Technology and the Drone Stare: Seeing or Unseeing Humanitarian Suffering?, presented at Political Theatres of Suffering: Humanitarian Politics and Representation of Distant Suffering, , .
Lohne, Kjersti (2011) Conceptualizing the Victim of International Crimes, presented at American Society of Criminology's Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 16.11.2011.
Lohne, Kjersti (2011) Stipendiathverdagen [Everyday life of a doctoral researcher], presented at Career day, University of Oslo, 24.03.2011.
Lohne, Kjersti & Rune Ellefsen (2011) De kriminelle - monstre eller sånne som oss? [The criminals - monsters or more like us? ], presented at UIOs 200 years, University of Oslo, 06.09.2011.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora;Kaufmann, Mareile; & Lohne, Kjersti 2011 Terror Threats, Data Protection and Human Security: A Shifting Interface in Norwegian Law?, presented at ECPR Conference, , 27 August.
Lohne, Kjersti (2010) Humanitarianism and International Criminal Justice, presented at New Landscapes of Justice and Security, University of Oslo, 14.06.2010.

Report - Other

Lohne, Kjersti; & Per Jørgen Ystehede (2011) Global rettferd gjennom global rett [Global justice through global law]UIO.
Lohne, Kjersti (2011) Bedre enn storbyene [Better than the big cities]Journalen.

Book Review

Lohne, Kjersti (2012) Review of The Criminological Imagination, in Journal of Peace Research 49(5): .
Lohne, Kjersti (2011) Review of Crime and Human Rights: Criminology of Genocide and Atrocities, in Journal of Peace Research 48(4): .
Lohne, Kjersti (2011) Review of The Refugee in International Society: Between Sovereigns, in Forum For Development Studies 38(2): .
Lohne, Kjersti(2010) Review of Deltagende observasjon [Participant observation] .