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Successful Academic Workshop marks the Formal Launch of the PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict

Successful Academic Workshop marks the Formal Launch of the PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

​On 27-29 August, PRIO hosted an academic workshop marking the formal launch of the PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict led by Øystein H. Rolandsen, Cindy Horst and Jacob Høigilt.

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PRIO Co-Hosts Maternal and Child Health Workshop with the Wilson Center, D.C.

PRIO Co-Hosts Maternal and Child Health Workshop with the Wilson Center, D.C.

Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018

​PRIO Director Henrik Urdal and Senior Researchers Gudrun Østby and Siri Aas Rustad took part in a workshop on maternal and child health in conflict situations at the Wilson Center 28 August. The event, titled 'Where's the Link? Maternal and Child Health, Aid, and Armed Conflict', was cohosted by PRIO and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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New Book on Refugee Resettlement

New Book on Refugee Resettlement

Monday, 27 Aug 2018

​Four PRIO researchers have contributed to the upcoming book 'REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT: Power, Politics, and Humanitarian Governance'. The collection, which will be released this month, examines the issue from various angles, including the social, legal, historical, and political ramifications.

The book was edited by Adèle Garnier, Liliana Lyra Jubilut, and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik.

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Call for Applications: PhD course 'The Anthropology of Humanitarianism'

Call for Applications: PhD course 'The Anthropology of Humanitarianism'

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course The Anthropology of Humanitarianism to take place at PRIO in Oslo on 28-30 November 2018. The deadline for applications is 16 September 2018.

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Decolonizing the Academy

Decolonizing the Academy

An Overview of the Norwegian Debate

Friday, 24 Aug 2018
Decolonizing the academy has become a global debate. There are different views within PRIO about this particular approach, and what it means for scientific practice. As an institution, PRIO does not hold an official position, but remains committed to increased diversity in the academy as well as scientific excellence.

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