Workshop: Transnationalism and Civil War

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Time: Mon 17 (18:30) - Tue 18 (17:00) December 2007
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7

Thematic Workshop

Working Group on Transnational and International Facets of Civil War

Centre for the Study of Civil War, International Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)




18.30: Dinner (restaurant TBA)





08.30-09.00: Coffee, tea, juice, wienerbrød available


NB: For sessions I-VII, we will begin with remarks by the various commentators.  Paper-memo givers will make no formal presentations.  Everyone should therefore have read everything ahead of time!  Session I commentators have up to 15 minutes (7-8 minutes each); for all other sessions, commentators have a maximum of 5 minutes.


09.00-10.00: Session I - “Transnationalisms in IR, Sociology and Civil War - The State of the Art” (Checkel and Harpviken)

Commentators - Schmitz, Gates


10.00-10.45: Session II - “Transnational Aspects of Rebel Groups’ Goals and Strategies: The Case of Chechnya” (Bakke)

Commentator - Checkel


10.45-11.00: Coffee break


11.00-11.45: Session III - “Transnational Actors and Civil Wars: Towards an Understanding of their Role(s) in Causing, Perpetuating, Framing, and Combating Violence” (Schmitz)

Commentator - Harpviken


11.45-12.30: Session IV - “Civil War and the Diffusion of the Norm against Child Soldiers” (Hamberg)

Commentator - Kjellmann


12.30-14.00: Lunch (Red Cross Cafeteria)


14.00-14.45: Session V - “Transnationalism and Rebel Group Control” (Checkel)

Commentator - Gates


14.45-15.30: Session VI - “The Transnationalization of Armed Groups” (Harpviken) Commentator - Nome

15.30-16.00: Coffee break


16.00-17.00: Session VII -  Next Steps (Checkel and Harpviken)