The first event of the PRIO Anniversary celebrations will take place during the 2009 convention of the International Studies Association. Nils Petter Gleditsch of PRIO is the President of the ISA.

The Annniversary Roundtable will debate the role of PRIO and 50 years of Peace Research: Chair: Sara M. Mitchell, University of Iowa
Discussant: Bruce M. Russett, Yale University

Panel: Johannes Botes (University of Baltimore), Øyvind Ekelund (PRIO/University of Oslo), Gudleiv Forr (PRIO/Dagbladet), and Inger Skjelsbæk (PRIO).

This event is by invitation only.