Friday, 1 Apr 2022
Soldiers, refugees, victims, mothers: we must listen to stories about the women’s war in Ukraine. Five weeks have passed since the start of the war in Ukraine. Shocking images dominate television news broadcasts. Europe is experiencing its largest refugee crisis since World War II. Men aged between 18 and 60 ...
Sunday, 6 Mar 2022
A recent UN report published by the Secretary General in late January is one of the first to focus exclusively on women and girls who become pregnant as a result of sexual violence in conflict and on children born of war. The term ‘children born of war’ refers to children born ...
English, French and German
2009-2015 : Deputy Director at PRIO
Aug 2013 - Feb 2014: Research Director, Dimensions of Security Department, PRIO
2011/2012 (summers): Visiting scholar at the Human Rights Center, University of California Berkeley
2008-2009: Programme Leader of the Ethics, Norms and Identities programme at PRIO
2002-2003: Guest Researcher and Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of Slavic, Eurasian and Eastern European Studies (ISEEES) at the University of California, Berkeley, USA
1996- : Researcher at PRIO
Associate editor of International Feminist Journal of Politics since July 2011
2007 Dr. Polit. Degree at the Institute for Psychology, University of Trondheim (NTNU). The title of the Ph.D. dissertation is "Sexual Violence In Time of War: Sexuality, Ethnicity and Gender Diversity in the War in Bosnia-Herzegovina".
1996, Cand. Polit. Degree from the University of Trondheim (NTNU) with a Master’s degree in psychology. The title of the Master’s dissertation was "Women and War: A Qualitative Study of the Construction of Femininity in the Wars in the Former Yugoslavia, El Salvador and Vietnam".
1993, Cand. Mag. Degree from the University of Oslo with the following subjects: English language and literature, French language and literature, Psychology and Social science statistics.
Book Chapter in Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region
Journal Article in Foreign Policy Analysis
Journal Article in Politics, Religion & Ideology
Journal Article in Politics, Religion & Ideology
Book Chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security
Journal Article in Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift
Journal Article in Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning
Book Chapter in Perpetrators and Perpetration of Mass Violence: Action, Motivations and Dynamics (Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity)
Book Chapter in Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security: Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World
On January 20th, the members of the EuroWARCHILD project team met for the first time for a full-day workshop to kick off the project.
The PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (GPS Update) is an electronic newsletter launched by the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in response to growing interest among the public for information about Gender, Peace and security Issues.
The NORHED II project, Partnership for Peace: Better Higher Education for Resilient Societies and the Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD-level course Gender, Peace and Conflict to take place in Oslo on 23 – 25 May 2022.
Inger Skjelsbæk is one of the finalists for ‘Name of the Year in Academia’, awarded by Khrono, the Norwegian online newspaper for higher education and research.
The Missing Peace Initiative brings together expert scholars, policymakers, practitioners, and military and civil society actors. By bringing together these different actors, the initiative aims to examine the issue of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings, identify gaps in knowledge and reporting and explore how to increase the effectiveness of current responses to such violence. Research Professor Inger Skjelsbæk heads the project at PRIO.
The PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (GPS Update) is an electronic newsletter launched by the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in response to growing interest among the public for information about gender, peace and security issues.
Sign up to the GPS Update here. For other queries, contact the editors at email@example.com.
The PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security contributes to new course at the Centre for Gender Research (STK) at the University of Oslo on Gender, Peace and Conflict.
"Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region, explores how gender equality, a central part of the Nordic imaginary, is used in the political communication of Nordic states. The analyses presented move beyond conventional images and discourses of Nordic gender- and women-friendliness by critically investigating how and to what extent gender equality serves nation-branding in the Nordic region."
Scholars with an interdisciplinary orientation are invited to apply for a position as Postdoctoral Fellow, and a for a Research Fellowship as a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo. The successful applicant will work on the European Research Council Consolidator grant project ‘Innocent Children or Security Threats? European Children Born of War (EuroWARCHILD)”.