The East Asian Peace: Leads a six-year program, 2011-16 at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, with funding from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, to explain that East Asia has been so relatively peaceful since 1979, and gauge the depth of that peace. See: http://www.pcr.uu.se/research/eap/
Democratization and peace in Myanmar: Leads a project with Marte Nilsen (PRIO), Kristine Eck (Uppsala) and Joakim Kreutz (Uppsala), funded by the Norwegian MFA, 2012-13
Thailand's Missing Peace: Leads a project funded by the Norwegian MFA, in 2012
Wednesday, 1 Dec 2021
A new conflict pattern has appeared in Myanmar. Amidst a spiraling economic, social and health crisis, armed fighting is no longer confined to ethnic minority areas but has cropped up in cities and regions where the ethnic Bamar are in majority. They see themselves as pursuing a nation-wide resistance. Preventive ...
Monday, 26 Jul 2021
More than 1/3 of those tested for Covid-19 in Myanmar now test positive. The crematorium in Yangon can hardly handle all the bodies. Many health workers remain on strike since the February 1 coup. When they try to help people on a voluntary basis, they risk arrest. Social media is ...
|2011-2016:||Leader of East Asia Peace program, Uppsala University|
|2010-2011:||Randolph Jennings Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.|
|2009-:||Research Professor, PRIO|
|1998-2001:||Professor II of Human Development Studies, SUM, University of Oslo|
|1992-1998:||Research professor, Nordic Institute for Asia Studies (NIAS), Copenhagen|
|1992:||Research fellow and co-editor, Journal of Peace Research, PRIO|
|1988-1991:||Doctoral candidate, PRIO|
|1986-1988:||Doctoral candidate, Institute of Defence Studies, Oslo|
|1983-1986:||Employed by Norges Idrettsforbund (Norwegian Sports |
Association) to write a history of Norwegian sports
|1983:||Assistant professor, Department of History, University of Oslo|
|1981-1982:||Student scholarship, PRIO|
|1992:||Dr. philos, University of Oslo (history).|
|1982:||Cand. philol., University of Oslo (French and History).|
CV: see www.cliostein.com
An extensive self-authored essay about Stein Tønnesson was published as part of the 60th Anniversary series PRIO Stories in August 2019.
Journal Article in Journal of Contemporary Asia
Book Chapter in Revolutions: How They Changed History and What They Mean Today
Book Chapter in The South China Sea Conflict after the Arbitration of July 12, 2016
Book Chapter in The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy (2 vols)
Book Chapter in The South China Sea from a Regional Maritime Dispute to Geo-Strategic Competition
PRIO Policy Brief
Book Chapter in Constitutional Foundings in Southeast Asia
Book Chapter in Bridging the Divide: Moon Jae-in's Korean Peace Initiative
For 40 years from 1971 to 2011, Anne Cecilie Kjelling and the Library of the Norwegian Nobel Institute were as one. Probably every single peace, conflict, security or international relations researcher based in Oslo, or visiting the Nobel Institute during that period, will have benefitted from her kind and diligent help to identify the best possible literature or published sources for the topic they wanted to explore. She was not just interested in the books and journals as such, or in keeping them in good order, but was fascinated by our research topics. This led her to become an active participant in the Peace History section of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA).
Many a PRIOite has discussed their research projects with her and benefitted greatly from her advice. From her vantage point in the open office next to the whispering quiet she maintained in the Nobel Institute's reading room, she keenly followed PRIO's exploits through the years. She was a frequent source of help and advice for Odvar Leine, PRIO's head librarian during 2007–2017, and our current head librarian, Olga Baeva, for some years worked part time under Anne Kjelling's direction at the Nobel Institute. Anne Kjelling served as book review editor for PRIO's journal Security Dialogue from 1995–2005. Until recently, we saw her coming regularly to our seminars. And after she retired from the Nobel Institute, she took up a position at the Oslo Jewish Museum, in the immediate vicinity of PRIO.
The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security (MIPS) invite submissions of abstracts for papers to be presented at the Social Media in Armed Conflict conference, to be held on 25-26 November 2020. The conference will focus on the broad theme of social media and digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) in armed conflict and peace processes, with a particular focus on Myanmar. The deadline for submitting an abstract is now 28 August, 2020 (extended, see submission details below).
For tredje år på rad går antall drepte i konflikter i verden ned. Men de fleste konflikter i verden hører vi sjelden noe om.
Bli litt klokere i sommer: Lytt til podcaster om de mindre kjente konfliktene i verden i dag.
Tusen takk til NRK for tillatelse til å gjengi lydfilene.
Stein Tønnesson, Research Professor at PRIO and former Director of the Institute (2001–09) became a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi) at its annual meeting last night.
Another new member is Olav Njølstad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and a staff member at PRIO (1985–89) as a graduate student and research assistant.
Congratulations to both from PRIO!
In the December 2017 issue of the journal Contemporaty Southeast Asia Jim Rolfe reviews Stein Tønnesson's monograph Explaining the East Asian Peace (NIAS Press 2017): "Overall, this is an excellent tour d'horizon of the East Asian security environment, the factors that shape it and the scholarly arguments on how to improve it," Rolfe concludes: "I recommend this book not only for scholars of the region, but also for regional policymakers involved in security decisions."
From early 2018, Julie Marie Hansen will start a three-year doctoral research project studying the gendered impacts of social media on armed conflict and peacebuilding in Myanmar.
The announcement of the NORGLOBAL funds from the Research Council of Norway has been published, and PRIO is very happy to see three important projects receiving funding:
More information about these projects will soon be available at the PRIO website.
PRIO has since 2011 collaborated with Uppsala University on a major research program on the East Asian Peace, led by PRIO Research Professor Stein Tønnesson.