The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is announcing a PhD fellowship financed as part of a Grant from the Research Council of Norway for a project on “Effective Non-Violence? Resistance Strategies and Political Outcomes” led by Kristian Skrede Gleditsch of the University of Essex & PRIO. The project seeks to understand the conditions that foster the use of non-violent as opposed to violent tactics, focusing on the interaction between specific characteristics of different organizations, their constituencies, the state, and external actors.

Applications deadline 31 May 2012.