Øystein H. Rolandsen: All news

30 news items

Friday, 2 Sep 2022
​Minister Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol Visits PRIO

​Minister Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol from South Sudan visited PRIO today.

Thursday, 9 Dec 2021
Security Force Assistance to Fragile States

​Security Force Assistance (SFA) – the training and equipping of a foreign security force – represent a common form of intervention into fragile states.

Friday, 19 Nov 2021
Doing Business During a Crisis - PRIO Research in Harvard Business Review

​PRIO researchers have contributed to a survey of seven cities around the world during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Monday, 28 Jun 2021
PRIO Researchers Review the Norwegian Strategy on the Sahel

​The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign has asked PRIO to carry out an external review of its Strategy for Norway's efforts in the Sahel region 2018–2020 in Africa.

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021
POPAGANDA – Funding in Place for Project

​How do political opposition groups in Myanmar and Thailand use popular culture and art to generate legitimacy for their political causes and propagate their messages?

Friday, 18 Dec 2020
New Research Professor at PRIO: Øystein H. Rolandsen

Following an external academic evaluation, the PRIO Board has awarded Research Professor competence to Øystein H.

Friday, 4 Dec 2020
PRIO's Youth & Peacebuilding Research

Read up before the PRIO Annual Peace Address 2020

Friday, 7 Feb 2020
MoD Funding for Project on Security Forces in the Sahel

The Sahel region is increasingly affected by transnational security threats which spill across national borders, such as insurgency, terror attacks, uncontrolled migration and illicit trafficking in commodities.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2019
NORGLOBAL2 Kickoff Features Presentations of Three New PRIO Projects

The Norwegian Research Council’s program NORGLOBAL2 held its kick-off meeting for newly funded research projects at NORAD, on 25 April 2019, with participants from the MFA, NORAD, RCN, and researchers involved in the projects.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2019
Special Issue of Conflict, Security & Development Features Business for Peace Project

The latest special issue of Conflict Security and Development is co-edited by PRIO Senior Researcher Jason Miklian, and showcases the capstone publication for the PRIO project "Conflict of Interest? 'Business For Peace' as Development Aid in Volatile Environments" funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Thursday, 17 Jan 2019
Call for papers: SFAssist panel at ECAS 2019

There is an open call for papers to the SFAssist panel at the European Conference of African Studies, 11-14 June 2019.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2018
PRIO Hosts Security Force Assistance Workshop

​December 5-7, PRIO hosted a workshop titled ‘Security Force Assistance in Fragile States’.

Thursday, 1 Nov 2018
Seminar on Cultural Production among Southern Sudanese Displaced People in Khartoum

​On 1 November, PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict organized the lunch seminar Cieng, Kafka, and Malcolm X: how southern Sudanese displaced people in Khartoum worked out what liberation might mean.

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
Successful Academic Workshop marks the Formal Launch of the PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict

​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.

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017
NORGLOBAL Funding for Three PRIO Projects

​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:Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD) - led by Cindy HorstThe Impact of Security Force Assistance on State Fragility - led by Øystein H.

Thursday, 24 Aug 2017
PRIO Launches the PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict

PRIO has launched a new Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict.

Monday, 4 May 2015
PRIO Researcher with New Book

Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015
NCHS annual report 2014

Now available online

Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014
Journal of Eastern African Studies, Special Issue: Politics and violence in eastern Africa: the struggles of emerging states, c.1940-1990​

Volume 8, Issue 4, 2014

Friday, 15 Aug 2014
Call for Applications: PhD Course on Protection of Civilians

A course organised by the Research School on Peace and Conflict

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014
New Blog Monitoring the Situation in South Sudan

​​The PRIO projects The Dynamics of State Failure and Violence and Conflict Trends have launched a blog, Monitoring South Sudan, with updates and analysis of the current situation in South Sudan.

Friday, 6 Sep 2013
Durham Conference Papers

Enlightening papers enhancing debate were presented over four days at the conference “Struggles over emerging states in Africa: The impact of political governance violence on governance and society in North-East Africa, 1950-1980” in Durham in May.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013
Durham University Conference 8-11 May 2013

“Struggles over emerging states in Africa: The impact of political governance violence on governance and society in North-East Africa, 1950-1980”

Monday, 6 Aug 2012
Kronikk Dagsavisen: "Tiden renner ut"

Op-ed on negotiations between Sudan and South-Sudan

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012
Doctoral Research Fellowship in Contemporary South Sudan History
Friday, 10 Feb 2012
What’s Wrong With the Arms Trade and What To Do About It

Today, ​​PRIO organized the seminar What’s Wrong With the Arms Trade and What To Do About It.

Monday, 23 Jan 2012
The Research Council of Norway Funds PRIO Research Project on South Sudan History in a Regional Perspective

The project “The Dynamics of State Failure and Violence: A comparative study of rebellion and peace processes in South Sudan’s contemporary history has received funding from the Research Council of Norway’s FRIPRO programme.

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011
FUNDED: PRIO Strategic Initiative, Humanitarianism for the 21st Century (HUM21) (II)
Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010
Succesful Doctoral Defense by Øystein H. Rolandsen

Øystein succesfully defended his dissertation at the University of Oslo on Wednesday 8 September.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2007
From Guerrilla Movement to Political Party

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