Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh

Associate Researcher

Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh
Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh left PRIO in 2016. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh is an External Associate at PRIO.

Background

​​​​​Tadjbakhsh has taken part in multiple PRIO projects. She is based in Paris, France, where she directs a concentration on Human Security at the Master’s of Public Affairs (MPA) at Sciences Po, Paris. She founded a program for peace and human security at Sciences Po and launched the Journal of Human Security/la revue de Sécurité Humaine.

Prior to moving to France in 2004, she was an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute for post-Soviet Studies (2002-2004). She has also been a visiting professor at Jamia Islamiya University, New Delhi (since October 2008),  University of Pretoria, South Africa (February 2009), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Summer 2005), the Russian Centre for Strategic Research and International studies, Moscow (1994), and at the Academy of Sciences in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (1992). Between 1995-2002, she worked as a staff member of the UNDP in various field assignments in Central Asia, the CIS and Eastern Europe with a last posting as Policy Advisor to National Human Development Reports (NHDR) at the human Development Report Office in UNDP New York. 

Tadjbakhsh holds a Bachelor's Degree from Georgetown University (1987), a Master’s Degree (1991) and a Doctoral Degree (1994) from Columbia University. She is of Iranian origin, an American citizen and a resident of France.

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Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Burgess, J. Peter & Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (2010) The Human Security Tale of Two Europes, Global Society 24(4): 135–151.
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou (2009) Conflicted Outcomes and Values: (Neo)Liberal Peace in Central Asia and Afghanistan, International Peacekeeping 16(5): 635–651.

Monograph

Harpviken, Kristian Berg & Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (2016) A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapter

Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou(2011) Introduction: Liberal Peace in Dispute Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. : Routledge(1–17).
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou(2011) Open Societies, Open Markets: Assumptions and Illusions Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. : (19–36).
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou(2011) Liberal Peace and the Dialogue of the Deaf in Afghanistan Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. : (206–220).
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou; & Richmond, Oliver P.(2011) Conclusion: Typologies and Modifications Proposed by Critical Approaches Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. : (221–241).

Edited Volume

Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou (ed.) (2011) Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives. Milton Park: Routledge. Cass Series on Peacekeeping.

PRIO Paper

Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou & Mohammad Fazeli (2016) Iran and its Relationship to Afghanistan After the Nuclear Deal: A New Era for Constructive Interaction?, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou (2013) The Persian Gulf and Afghanistan: Iran and Saudi Arabia's Rivalry Projected, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Tadjbakhsh, Shahrbanou (2011) South Asia and Afghanistan: The Robust India-Pakistan Rivalry, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.