By Jørgen Jensehaugen, Kristoffer Lidén & Isabel Bramsen, PRIO Policy Brief
Thursday, 24 Mar 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine has been met with global condemnation drawing NATO and the EU closer together in coordinating collective responses. In contrast to this coordinated front among US, French and German responses, it is worth drawing attention to the mixed regional responses among states in the Middle East for ...
2018 - : Senior Researcher at PRIO
2016-2018: Associate Professor at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
2016 - : Editor of Store Norske Leksikon articles on the Middle East
2011-2016: PhD Candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU
2011: Researcher at PRIO
2010: Board member of the Nordic Society for Middle East Studies
January 2010 -2011 : Editor, Babylon, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier
January - May 2010: Booknote Editor, Journal of Peace Research.
2009 - 2010: Guest lecturer at the University of Oslo: "Neighbourhood Bully? The Great Powers and the Middle East Since 1945"
December 2008 - : Research Assistant for Professor Hilde Henriksen Waage
August 2008 - February 2010: Managing editor, Journal of Peace Research
May 2008 - January 2010: Managing Editor, Babylon, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier
January-July 2007: Trainee at the Norwegian Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
2004 - 2007: Board member of Spire, The Development Fund Youth, a Norwegian NGO.
2003 - 2006: Assistant Editor at Solum Forlag, Solum Publishing House.
2011-2016: PhD in History at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
2006-2008: MA in History at the University of Oslo (UiO)
2002-2005: BA in History at the University of Oslo (UiO)
1999-2002: International Baccalaureate (IB), St. Stephen's School of Rome. Received the Bilingual Diploma.
Bilingual Norwegian and English.
Can speak Italian.
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PRIO invites applications for this course, which will be taught in person in Oslo in June 2022. The application deadline is 18 April.
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.
What is the current status of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)? What are its main challenges? What types of scenarios can we envision for UNRWA's future?
These were some of the questions discussed today when the PRIO Middle East Centre and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a roundtable with UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini.
Jørgen Jensehaugen has just published the book En kort introduksjon til Israel - Palestina-konflikten. [A brief introduction to the Israel - Palestine conflict]. There will be a book launch as soon as PRIO opens up for public events.
This new case brief by Jørgen Jensehaugen examines the dilemma of inclusion/exclusion, which is one of many central problems
in Arab–Israeli peacemaking, by using three instances of international
mediated involvement in the conflict to highlight how mediation gatekeeping has served
to exclude Palestinians, either as a people, as a
political unit, or as a spoiler group.
Call for Applications open for the second edition of our PhD level course International Mediation: Theory, Cases and Skills to be held at PRIO 30 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022.
Apply by 28 February 2022.
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.
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.
Bjørn Schirmer-Nilsen has successfully defended his thesis "Successful Failure: The Intifada and the Shultz Initiative of 1988".
Erlend Lunde Colleuille has successfully defended his thesis "An Impossible Balancing Act. France and the Lebanese Civil War, 1975-1982".