- Norm diffusion
- Peace negotiations and peace processes
- Women, Peace and Security
Jenny Lorentzen left PRIO in 2022. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
Jenny Lorentzen is currently pursuing a Post-doc at Lund University and maintains a part-time Senior Researcher position at PRIO.
On 20 November 2020 she defended her PhD thesis titled “Normative Encounters between the ‘Global’ and the ‘Local’: Women, Peace and Security in Mali and Rwanda” at the Department of Political Science, Lund University. The thesis explores the processes that take place when global gender equality norms embedded in the Women, Peace and Security agenda are promoted in societies transitioning from war to peace.
Norwegian, English and French
2015-2020: PhD in Political Science, Lund University.
2010-2012: Master in International Relations from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).
2006-2009: Bachelor in African Studies from the University of Oslo, including the subjects French, History, and Area studies of Sub-Saharan Africa.
FAIR Case Brief
Journal Article in The Journal of Modern African Studies
Journal Article in International Affairs
Journal Article in Politics, Religion & Ideology
Journal Article in Swiss Political Science Review
This FAIR case brief focuses on Malian women's participation in the Algiers negotiations in 2014–2015.
At the Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council, jointly organized by PRIO, NUPI and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we continuously seek to integrate gender dimensions in the exchange between researchers and policy makers on themes central for the Council term.
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.
Read the Gender, Peace and Security Update – June 2021 issue here.
Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide and Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein presented the government's new strategy for the Sahel virtually on the 23rd of June.
On Monday the 24th of May, Jenny Lorentzen moderated a virtual dialogue titled “Mandate to Mission: Real Life Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Mali”.
The March 2021 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out now.
In honor of International Women's Day, we're highlighting the research of Jenny Lorentzen.
The June 2020 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out now.
Jenny Lorentzen has successfully defended her dissertation for the degree dr.