Publications 2020

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Aggestam, Karin & Jacqui True (2020) Gendering Foreign Policy: A Comparative Framework for Analysis, Foreign Policy Analysis 16(2): 143–162.
Bergius, Mikael; Tor Arve Benjaminsen; Faustin P. Maganga & Halvard Buhaug (2020) Green economy, degradation narratives, and land-use conflicts in Tanzania, World Development 129: 104850–.
Biong Deng Kuol, Luka (2020) When Ethnic Diversity Becomes a Curse in Africa: The Tale of Two Sudans, Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations 21(1): 15–35.
Brekke, Jan Paul; Simon Roland Birkvad & Marta Bivand Erdal (2020) Losing the Right to Stay: Revocation of Refugee Permits in Norway, Journal of Refugee Studies. DOI:
Buhaug, Halvard; Mihai Croicu; Hanne Fjelde & Nina von Uexkull (2020) A conditional model of local income shock and civil conflict, Journal of Politics 82.
Chi, Primus Che; Patience Bulage & Gudrun Østby (2020) Equity in aid allocation and distribution: A qualitative study of key stakeholders in Northern Uganda, PLoS ONE 14(12).
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2020) Value-talk after terrorism: Articulating a united 'we' and a divided 'us', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1752637.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen (2020) Terra morata: the West Bank in Menachem Begin’s worldview, Contemporary Levant 5(1): 54–63.
Montclos, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de (2020) Aide internationale et lutte contre le terrorisme: des défis renouvelés [International aid and the fight against terrorism: renewed challenges], Revue internationale des études du développement. DOI: Forthcoming.
Nilsen, Marte (2020) Perceptions of Rights and the Politics of Humanitarian Aid in Myanmar, The European Journal of Development Research 32(2): 338–358.
Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv; Nils Lid Hjort & Celine Marie Løken Cunen (2020) Statistical sightings of better angels: Analysing the distribution of battle-deaths in interstate conflict over time, Journal of Peace Research 57(2): 221–234.
Olsen, Tore Vincents & Cindy Horst (2020) Transnational citizens, cosmopolitan outlooks? Migration as a route to cosmopolitanism, Nordic Journal of Migration Research 10(2): 1–16.
Skjelsbæk, Inger & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2020) Pro-gender Norms in Norwegian Peace Engagement: Balancing Experiences, Values, and Interests, Foreign Policy Analysis. DOI: 10.1093/fpa/orz028.
Stapnes, Trude; Erik Carlquist & Cindy Horst (2020) Responsibility to Protest: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Motives for Protest Participation in Myanmar, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/pac0000473.
Theisen, Ole Magnus; Håvard Strand & Gudrun Østby (2020) Ethno-political favoritism in maternal health care service delivery: Micro-level evidence from sub-Saharan Africa, 1981–2014, International Area Studies Review 23(1): 3–27.
True, Jacqui & Aida A. Hozić (2020) Don’t mention the war! International Financial Institutions and the gendered circuits of violence in post-conflict, Review of International Political Economy. DOI: 10.1080/09692290.2020.1732443.
True, Jacqui (2020) Continuums of Violence and Peace: A Feminist Perspective, Ethics & International Affairs 34(1): 85–95.
von Uexkull, Nina; Marco d'Errico & Julius Jackson (2020) Drought, Resilience, and Support for Violence: Household Survey Evidence from DR Congo, Journal of Conflict Resolution. DOI: 10.1177/0022002720923400.


Montclos, Marc-Antoine Pérouse de (2020) Une guerre perdue: la France au Sahel [A Lost War: France in the Sahel]. Paris: JC Lattès.

Book Chapter

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Bad judgement and a chain of blunders, in Suzanne Maloney, ed., The Iranian Revolution at Forty. Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press (192–195).
Deglow, Annekatrin & Hanne Fjelde (2020) The Quality of Government and Civil Conflict, in Oxford University Press Handbook on the Quality of Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Dupuy, Kendra (2020) Backlash and Resistance to NGOs Globally, in The Nonprofit Sector: a Research Handbook, Third Edition. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Erdal, Marta Bivand (2020) Migration, Forced, in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Amsterdam: Elsevier (105–110).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2020) Advances in Data on Conflict and Dissent, in Deutschmann, Emanuel; Jan Lorenz; Luis G. Nardin; Davide Natalini; & Adalbert F.X. Wilhelm, eds, Computational Conflict Research. New York: Springer.
Hamann, Eduarda & Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2020) Brazil’s Evolving "Balancing Act" on the Use of Force in Multilateral Operations: From Robust Peacekeeping to "Responsibility While Protecting", in Esteves, Paulo; Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert; & Benjamin de Carvalho, eds, Status and the Rise of Brazil. Global Ambitions, Humanitarian Engagement and International Challenges. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan (153–173).
Hillesund, Solveig & Gudrun Østby (2020) Inequality, Identity, and Conflict, in Hampson, Fen Osler; Alpaslan Ozerdem; & Jonathan Kent, eds, Routledge Handbook of Peace, Security and Development. New York: Routledge.
Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen & Torkjell Leira (2020) A Brief Moment in History or the Beginning of a New Trend? Brazil’s Emerging Humanitarian Engagement in a Broader Context, in Esteves, Paulo; Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert; & Benjamin de Carvalho, eds, Status and the Rise of Brazil Global Ambitions, Humanitarian Engagement and International Challenges. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan (177–194).
Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv & Håvard Strand (2020) Safety and Security, in Handbook on Governance Statistics. New York: United Nations (189–220).
Tønnesson, Stein (2020) Four Aspects of the Crisis in the South China Sea, in Buszynski, Leszek; & - Do Thanh Hai, eds, The South China Sea from a Regional Maritime Dispute to Geo-Strategic Competition. London: Routledge (9–23).
Tønnesson, Stein (2020) The East Asian Peace, in The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy (2 vols). London: SAGE reference (1097–1117).

Edited Volume

Bryant, Rebecca; & Mete Hatay, eds, (2020) Sovereignty Suspended: Building the So-Called State. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press. The Ethnography of Political Violence.
Esteves, Paulo; Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert; & Benjamin de Carvalho, eds, (2020) Status and the Rise of Brazil: Global Ambitions, Humanitarian Engagement and International Challenges. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) The Russian-Saudi Oil Deal Bodes Ill for Russian Intervention in Syria, UIK Panorama(30.04): 1–3.

Popular Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Amidst subdued celebrations, Russia reflects upon the meaning of Victory, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 11 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Boris Nemtsov towers over Russian politics, five years after assassination, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 2 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Coronavirus crisis engulfs Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Distorted data and fanciful beliefs inform Russia's crisis mismanagement, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Facing grave emergency, Putin dodges responsibility, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 6 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Moscow downplays the mixed messages from Munich, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Moscow plays hard ball in the High North, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 10 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Pondering upon post-pandemic revolutions... and Russia, ISPI Commentary, 10 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Putin nullifies all further speculations about a leadership transition in Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 16 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Putin's leadership damagaed by chain of recent blunders, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 30 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Putin's non-decisions paralize crisis-stricken Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 4 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Putin's surprise and Russia's foreign policy, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 20 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia accepts and emulates China's coronavirus propaganda, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 20 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia exploits Middle East to subvert Europe, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia moves from a year of disappointment to a year of no expectations, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 13 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia sinks into economic quicksand, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 23 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russia struggles with the Chinese challenge, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 3 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Russian oil bluff is called, and economic losses keep mounting, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 13 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2020) The imperatives and limitations of Putin's rational choices, Order from Chaos, 28 April.
Hegre, Håvard; Lisa Hultman & Håvard Mokleiv Nygård (2020) Norge bør fronte fredsbevarende operasjoner [Norway should support peacekeeing operations], Dagens Næringsliv, 29 February.
Martins, Bruno Oliveira; Chantal Lavallée & Andrea Silkoset (2020) Drones in Times of Pandemic: Caution behind the Hype, Global Policy, 22 April.
Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora (2020) Safeguarding: good intentions, difficult process, ALNAP, 22 May.
Tzimitras, Harry (2020) East Med juggles win/losses and win/wins, Petroleum Economist, 2 January.

PRIO Report

Mullen, Fiona; Mustafa Besim; & Michalis Florentiades (2020) Delivering the Cyprus Peace Dividend, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Mullen, Fiona; Mustafa Besim; & Michalis Florentiades (2020) Kıbrıs’ta Barışın Sağlayacağı Getirileri Elde Etmek [Delivering the Cyprus Peace Dividend], PRIO Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Mullen, Fiona; Mustafa Besim; & Michalis Florentiades (2020) Επιτυγχάνοντας το Μέρισμα της Ειρήνης στην Κύπρο [Delivering the Cyprus Peace Dividend], PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.
Tziarras, Zenonas; & Sigvart Nordhov Fredriksen (2020) The Libya Conflict and its Security Implications for the Broader Region, Re-imagining the Eastern Mediterranean Series: PCC Report, 4. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

Conference Paper

Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv (2020) Timing Matters: The Impact of Regularity of Election Cycles on Autocratic Stability, presented at Working Paper, PRIO, Oslo, 22.04.2020.

PRIO Policy Brief

Østby, Gudrun; Siri Aas Rustad & Andreas Forø Tollefsen (2020) Children Affected by Armed Conflict, 1990–2018, Conflict Trends, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Jarland, Julie; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård; Scott Gates; Emilie Hermansen & Vilde Bergstad Larsen (2020) How Should We Understand Patterns of Recurring Conflict?, Conflict Trends, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Rustad, Siri Aas; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Fredrik Methi (2020) Are the Coronavirus Ceasefires Working?, Conflict Trends, 4. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia & Ibrahim Jalal (2020) The Yemen War: Addressing Seven Misconceptions, MidEast Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen; Bruno Oliveira Martins; Hilde Henriksen Waage & Júlia Palik (2020) A House Divided: EU Policy on the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict, MidEast Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Sakor, Bintu Zahara (2020) Youth Bulges in the Sahel: A Demographic Threat?, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia (2020) Education for Rohingya Refugee Children in Malaysia, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Dupuy, Kendra; Júlia Palik & Gudrun Østby (2020) Walking the Talk? Financing for Education in Emergencies, 2015–2018, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas; Øystein H. Rolandsen; Julian Karssen & Marie Sandnes (2020) Compounding Fragmentation: Security Force Assistance to Fragile States in the Sahel and Horn of Africa, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Martins, Bruno Oliveira; Arthur Holland Michel & Andrea Silkoset (2020) Countering the Drone Threat: Implications of C-Uas Technology for Norway in an EU and NATO Context, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Rustad, Siri Aas; Fredrik Methi; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Govinda Clayton (2020) The Strategic Use of Ceasefires in the Coronavirus Crisis, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.


Elvebakken, Johanne Rokke (2020) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update - March 2020, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2020: .

Book Review

Baev, Pavel K. (2020) Review of Michael O'Hanlon, ed., The Senkaku Paradox: Risking Great Power War Over Small Stakes, in JPR .