Kristoffer Lidén: All news

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Friday, 4 Nov 2022
Exploring Ethics-Driven Approaches to Digital Peacebuilding at Geneva Peace Week

​More than 40 peace practitioners, researchers and representatives from international organizations came together on 2 November 2022 in Geneva to discuss how various ethics perspectives could help in the planning, implemention, and evaluation of digital peacebuilding interventions.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
FAIR project workshop takes place in Cyprus

​The PRIO project “On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation” (FAIR) organized a workshop in Cyprus in partnership with the PRIO Cyprus Centre, PRIO Middle East Centre, and the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, 19-21 October.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2022
PhD Course on International Mediation

The PRIO Research School on Peace and Conflict, in collaboration with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, hosted doctoral candidates at the PhD-level course.

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
New Horizon Europe Project at PRIO on Security Research

​A collaborative project in which PRIO participates has been awarded a large grant from the European Union's Horizon Europe programme.

Thursday, 3 Mar 2022
RedLines Project Kick-Off Meeting

​The Red Lines and Grey Zones project has been officially launched with a kick-off meeting on the 1st of March. Please find an introduction to the project presented by Kristoffer Lidén above.

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021
Workshop on Ethical Issues in Peace Negotiations and Mediation

​On 9-10 September 2021, around 20 researchers met for a hybrid online-offline workshop to share their research on specific cases of ethical issues in peace negotiations and mediation. The workshop was part of the PRIO project 'On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation' (FAIR) and included both PRIO researchers and researchers from across the world. 

Wednesday, 18 Aug 2021
New Project on Ethics of Humanitarian Negotiation

​The project "Red Lines and Grey Zones: Exploring the Ethics of Humanitarian Negotiation" has received funding from the Research Council of Norway. Starting from consultations with humanitarian practitioners, the project will map problems related to the ethics of negotiation and cross examine these challenges through cases from Syria, Bangladesh, Colombia, Nepal, the Mediterranean and the UN Security Council.

Thursday, 17 Dec 2020
COVID-19: Individual Duties and Collective Action - Funding in Place

How to better understand the relationship between individual duties and collective action in response to large-scale societal challenges.

Congratulations to Simon Reid-Henry and his team for funding from the Research Council of Norway for the three-year project CO-DUTIES: Democratic Duties, Collective Action, and the Greater Good after COVID-19. In addition to Simon, the project will include PRIO researchers Maria G. Jumbert, Kristiffor Lidén and Kristin B. Sandvik, as well as researchers at the Univeristy of Oslo, Queen Mary University of London and University of London Institute in Paris. The project plans to start up in July 2021.

Tuesday, 7 Apr 2020
COVID-19 "States of Emergency" Project Launches at PRIO

​​All over the world, states are responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by invoking the state of emergency – generally characterized by an expansion of the state power, allowing it to perform actions that it could not carry in times of normal politics.

Friday, 3 Apr 2020
Beyond the COVID Curve: PRIO launches new blog series

​COVID-19 has quickly changed everything from our daily routines, to the policies of governments, to the fortunes of the global economy. How will it continue to shape society and the conditions for peace and conflict globally in the near future and long after we manage to get the virus under control?

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019
Project on the Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation Receives Funding

​What makes peace negotiations fair?

This is the over-arching question asked in the project On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation, which has now received three years of NORGLOBAL funding from the Research Council of Norway. 

Congratulations to project leader Henrik Syse, and the other project participants: Kristoffer Lidén (PRIO), Kwesi Aning (KAIPTC), Fitriani (CSIS), Cedric de Coning (NUPI), Eli Stamnes (NUPI), Harry Tzimitras (PRIO Cyprus Centre), Zenonas Tziarras (PRIO Cyprus Centre), Torunn L. Tryggestad (PRIO), Gregory M. Reichberg (PRIO), Nadim Khoury (PRIO), Wenche Hauge (PRIO), Kristian Berg Harpviken (PRIO), Jenny Lorentzen (PRIO), Isabel Bramsen (University of Copenhagen) and Eric Stollenwerk (Freie Universität Berlin).

Friday, 28 Dec 2018
2018: The Year in Humanitarianism at PRIO

PRIO researchers have been prolific contributors to the field of humanitarian studies in 2018. The contributions are mainly in the field of humanitarian technology and refugee management.

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018
Three PRIO Projects, One Research Network Awarded NORGLOBAL Funding

The Research Council of Norway’s NORGLOBAL funding has been decided for the 2018 round of applications. PRIO was awarded one of the three networks: Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies: Research network on humanitarian efforts led by Maria Jumbert Gabrielsen. Additionally, three research projects were funded: Gudrun Østby’s project ‘EducAid’; Kristin Bergtora Sandvik’s project ‘Do no harm’ and Helga Malmin Binningsbø’s project ‘All is fair in law and war’. In addition, NUPI’s network Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network featuring Kristoffer Lidén was also funded. PRIO is also a partner in the NIVA project LED by Elizabeth Selig, involving Siri Aas Rustad and Andreas Tollefsen.

Congratulations to all involved!

Thursday, 2 Aug 2018
Call for Applications: PhD Course 'Societal Security: Critical Perspectives'

The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Societal security: critical perspectives, to take place at VUB-IES in Brussels on 17-19 October 2018. The deadline for applications is 15 August 2018.

Sunday, 27 May 2018
Kristoffer Lidén will Head the Dimensions of Security Department

​While Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert has maternity leave, Kristoffer Lidén will be the Research Director of the Dimensions of Security Department, starting 28 May.

Friday, 20 Apr 2018
Call for Papers

Call for papers for the NordSTEVA conference on 10-11 December 2018. 

Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017
Marte Nilsen New Coordinator of the Research School on Peace and Conflict

As from June, Marte Nilsen will take over the coordination of the Research school on Peace and Conflict. Nilsen is a Senior Researcher at PRIO and a Historian of religions with a PhD degree from Lund University.

PRIO would like to express gratitude to Kristoffer Lidén and Covadonga Morales Bertrand for their excellent coordination of the Research School. Morales Bertrand will assist Nilsen for a transitional period until the end of August.

Friday, 12 May 2017
Call for Applications: PhD Course on Contemporary conditions of critique: power, value(s), economy

The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Contemporary conditions of critique: power, value(s), economy to take place in Oslo on 20-22 September 2017.

The deadline for applications is 9 June 2017.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016
Call for Applications: PhD course on Gender, Peace and Security - Few places left!

​​​​​​​​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD course​ on Gender, Peace and Security, to be held ​21-23 November 2016. 

The extended deadline for application is 17 October. There are few places left!

Friday, 16 Sep 2016
“The Good Drone”: New edited volume out, by Sandvik and Jumbert

​A new volume, The Good Drone, has just been published with Routledge, edited by Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (Associate Professor at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law at the University of Oslo and Research Professor at PRIO) and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (Director, Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies​ and Research Director at PRIO).

In addition to contributions by Sandvik and Jumbert, it includes chapters by Susanne Krasmann (University of Hamburg); John Karlsrud (NUPI) and Fredrik Rosén (Danish Institute for International Studies); Kristoffer Lidén (PRIO); Brad Bolman (Harvard University); Serge Wich (Liverpool John Moores University), Lian Pin Koh (University of Adelaide) and Lorna Scott (freelancer); and Mareile Kaufmann (UiO/PRIO).

Monday, 7 Mar 2016
Call for Applications: PhD Course on the Dynamics of Civil War

​​​​​​​​​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD course The Dynamics of Civil Wars, Oslo, 30 May - 03 June 2016.​ The course is lectured by Professor Jeffrey T. Checkel (Simon Fraser University) and Professor Scott Gates​ (University of Oslo and PRIO).​​

Friday, 15 Jan 2016
Call for Applications: PhD Course on Societal Security

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Societal security in Europe – a reassessment, 29 February – 2 March 2016. The deadline for applications is 20 January 2016.

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
Call for Members: Research School on Peace and Conflict

PhD Candidates are invited to apply for membership in the Research School on Peace and Conflict. Members get direct access to research courses, as well as to internal seminars and generic skills training with leading experts. 

Deadline: 5 January 2016

Friday, 16 Oct 2015
Call for Applications - Beyond Transitional Justice: From the Individual to the Community

​​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict​ invites applications for the course Beyond Transitional Justice: From the Individual to the Community, 02-04 December 2015

The course is lectured by Prof. Harvey Weinstein (Human Rights Center, University of Carlifornia Berkeley), with Lorna McGregor (Director University Human Rights Center University of Essex), Elin Skaar (Christian Michelsen Institute), Anne Margrete Sønneland (Diakomhjemmet University College), Inger Skjelsbæk (Department of Psychology University of Oslo and PRIO) and Nora Sveaass (Department of Psychology, University of Oslo). 

The course focuses on psychological aspects of transitional justice in the area of population or societal responses, critiques of PTSD, the dangers of victimhood as a social identity, and the myth of reconciliation. The course will have a topical approach to these themes through focus on transitional justice mechanisms from the Balkans, Africa and the Americas.​​ 

Monday, 24 Aug 2015
Call for Applications - PhD Course on Religion, Conflict and Violence

​​​​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD course Religion, Conflict and Violence​. The course is organized by Ragnhild Nordås​ (PRIO). 

This course will focus on the relationships between religion and conflict; how this link can be understood theoretically and studied empirically, and the empirical patterns we see. The course will look at both how religion affects and is used by potential state challengers (e.g. minorities, rebel groups, terrorists) on the one hand and state policies towards potential or real challenger on the other (e.g. religious freedom/repression). 

The readings, lectures and discussions will focus on global trends as well as particular cases. The course features several guest lecturers. 

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