Ebba Tellander is a Research Assistant
at the PRIO Social Dynamics Department and a Communicator at the Communication Department. She will start her PHD summer 2017, within
the Societal Transformation in Conflict Contexts project.
Areas of interest:
- Diapsora politics and foreign policy
- Somali diaspora
- Transnational political engagement
- Educational institutions and social transformation
- Good deeds in conflict settings
- Citizenship legislation and belonging
- Active citizenship
- Accountability in Somalia and Somaliland
2017 – present: Communicator at PRIO
2016 – present: Research Assistant at PRIO
2016: Accompanier at the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel, World Council of Churches/Norwegian Church Aid
2015 – 2016: External Research Assistant at PRIO
2014 – 2015: Project Coordinator at the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights
2014: Internship at the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights
2011 – present: Freelance photographer (various assignments)
2007: Teacher at International Culture Youth Exchange Program in Kisii, Kenya
Master of Philosophy in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo, Thesis on the Somali diaspora and Norwegian Foreign Policy, with scholarships from Fritt Ord and The Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
Bachelor of International Studies, University of Oslo and Freie Universität Berlin.