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Thursday, 22 Sep 2022

​As part of the NORHED II project Partnership for Peace: Better Higher Education for Resilient Societies, PRIO hosted a PhD-level course in Ethnographic Fieldwork Methodology.

The NORHED II project enabled PRIO to host students from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), Makerere University (Uganda) and Birzeit University (Palestine). Together with students from a range of European universities, they explored practical and principled concerns that arise from pre-fieldwork planning to post-fieldwork representation of data. 

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Monday, 12 Sep 2022

​Survey-based research is widespread but also replete with challenges. Researchers face a range of analytical, technical, managerial, and ethical dilemmas. Drawing on extensive experience, Research Professor Jørgen Carling and PRIO Global Fellow Jessica Hagen-Zanker have developed a new PhD-level course on survey methods, with a focus on migration research.

The course was taught in Oslo 7–9 September and covered the entire survey process, including research design, technical solutions, data management, quality assurance and communication of results. It drew upon ongoing survey research in the MIGNEX and FUMI projects.

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Monday, 29 Aug 2022

PRIO has received funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 3-year project Developmental Peace? Local Perceptions of China’s Engagement in Pakistan and Afghanistan (AsiaPeace).

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Monday, 29 Aug 2022

​​A case brief just published as part of PRIO's FAIR project examines how the Israeli–Palestinian peace process dealt with radical disagreements over collective memory. It identifies three positions taken towards this specific issue: prescriptive forgetting that avoids the past altogether, strategic forgetting that postpones dealing with it, and transitional justice that recommends addressing it head-on. 

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Friday, 19 Aug 2022

​PRIO participated at this year's Arendalsuka with three events, and with our researchers on several debate panels.

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