In a two-month residency, a group of international artists and researchers have investigated how creative practice can enable new ways of seeing, relating to and understanding individual and collective experiences of violent conflict and oppression.
PRIO is organizing a unique art residency in Rotterdam this autumn.
Today, Hassan Aden has defended his PhD thesis at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.
In two new special issues of Conflict and society and Music and Arts in Action, the editors, PRIO researchers Katarzyna Grabska & Cindy Horst, and Katarzyna Grabska & Roy Huijsmans respectively, bring together important new research contributions.
PRIO to co-host academic workshop in Kampala on the role of local humanitarian actors and their accountability practices.
For a week in December each year, Oslo city invites the public to learn about and discuss important issues related to peace, democracy and human rights.
As part of the NORHED II project Partnership for Peace: Better Higher Education for Resilient Societies, PRIO hosted a PhD-level course in Ethnographic Fieldwork Methodology.
Ebba Tellander defended her PhD successfully on 20 Septeber 2022 at the Erasmus Univeristy Rotterdam.
On 15 August, PRIO, PRAKSIS and artist Motaz Habbash will kick offa month-long residency with ten artists whose creative practices respond tolived experiences of conflict and oppression.
PRIO invites applications for this course, which will be taught in person in Oslo in September 2022.
The new open accessbook Livesin Peace Research: The Oslo Stories explains how PRIO, the world'soldest independent peace research institute, was founded and how it survivedthrough crises.
Three migration-related PhD courses will be offered at PRIO in the course of 2022: (1) Migration theory: perspectives on time and temporalities, (2) Survey methods in migration research: design, implementation, and analysis, and (3) Ethnographic fieldwork methodology: approaches, tools, and ethics.
Please be invited and save the dates for the INSPIRE seminar series autumn 2021! The seminars will take place monthly, on Wednesdays from 12:00-13:00 CET, online, with invited researchers and artists.
In societies at war or facing severe repression, what motivates individuals to take action for social justice when doing so involves great risk and uncertainty? How do such small but often heroic everyday acts of common people inspire larger transformations? And what is the impact of storytelling about everyday acts that challenge inequalities and injustices in places like Myanmar, Somaliland and Syria?The TRANSFORM research team has grappled with these questions for four years, and you will ...
Education in situations of conflict and crisis is central in efforts to protect children and youth in the near-term and fostering peaceful coexistence over the longer-term.
On June 3rd 2021, the INSPIRE research platform was launched with a live performance by Faytinga and a presentation of artwork by Diala Brisly.
How does integration in the country of settlement matter for diaspora members’ development engagements in the Global South? And how has this intersection been addressed in policy and practice? A video from webinar the discussing these questions is available.
EXPLORING INSPIRATIONArtists living in Norway and working on themes related to violent conflict and exile are hereby invited to take part in a unique series of online workshops in March-April 2021 to Explore Inspiration.
Read up before the PRIO Annual Peace Address 2020
What drives the small but often heroic everyday acts of people in their attempts to challenge dehumanization and abuse in violent conflict? PRIO is proud to share the second of a series of three animations and comics from Myanmar, Syria and Somaliland, made for the TRANSFORM project in collaboration with PositiveNegatives.
Over four sessions in October, 20 academics and practitioners from around the world met virtually to discuss the question of how education can enable refugee individuals and communities to build durable futures whenthere is great uncertainty about where these futures will be? Recognizing theprotracted nature of refugee situations, the latest UNHCR education strategyprioritizes the integration of refugees into the national education systems ofhost countries.
What drives the small but often heroic everyday acts of people in their attempts to challenge dehumanization and abuse in violent conflict? PRIO is proud to share the first of a series of three animations and comics from Myanmar, Syria and Somaliland, made for the TRANSFORM project in collaboration with PositiveNegatives.
On October 5-6th a workshop on creative methods was held for the INSPIRE project.
On September 15th the INSPIRE advisory board and INSPIRE researchers had their first meeting.
From January 22-23, 2020 a kick-off workshop was held for the INSPIRE project.
Marta Bivand Erdal will take over as Research Director for the Social Dynamics Research Department from 1 January 2020.
PRIO's Centre on Culture and Conflict has received funding from the FRIPRO programme of the Research Council of Norway for the 4-year project Inspirational Creative Practice: the Work of Artists in Times of War (INSPIRE).
Little is known about how accountability is understood and practiced by (local and transnational) citizens in comparison to professional humanitarians.
This academic workshop focuses on education of refugee children and children living in protracted conflict within and beyond the national frame.
Last week the Research School on Peace & Conflict held a course titled "Migration research and contestations over migration: Conceptual approaches, ethics and communication".