Julie Marie Hansen

Junior Researcher & Centre Manager, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

Julie Marie Hansen
Email: julhan@prio.org
Work phone: +47 22 54 77 12
Twitter: @JulieMHansen

Research Interests

  • Gender dimensions of armed conflict, peacebuilding and development in Myanmar
  • Gender and migration
  • ICT and development
  • New media and armed conflict
  • Gender and violent extremism

Background

Julie Marie Hansen is a Junior Researcher and Centre Manager at the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security. At the PRIO GPS Centre she works mainly on the training initiatives 'High-Level Seminars on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Processes​' and the Nordic Women Mediators (NWM) network. She also assists on the research project 'Equal Peace? Women's Empowerment and Multicultural Challenges in War-to-Peace Transitions'. She is the Co-Editor of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update

Languages

English (native), Norwegian (fluent)

Work Experience

Sept 2017– : Junior Researcher & Centre Manager, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

April–Sept 2017: Centre Coordinator, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO 

Aug 2015–Sept 2017 : Research Assistant, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO

June–Aug 2016: Coordinator of the PRIO Summer School, in cooperation with the International Summer School at the University of Oslo

Feb–Aug 2015: Project & Editorial Assistant, Gender, Conflict and Peacebuilding Research, PRIO

July–Dec 2014: Research Assistant, swisspeace

Feb–July 2014: Political Section Intern, British Embassy Oslo

2011–2014: English Translator from the Scandinavian languages, freelance and in-house

Education

2016: MSc in International Development Studies, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

2011​: MA (Hons) in Social Policy and Scandinavian Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, University of Edinburgh​

Events

PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

Recent Publications

Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update - September 2017, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Gender Financing at the UN Peacebuilding Fund, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.

All Publications

PRIO Policy Brief

Hansen, Julie Marie (2016) Women Building Peace after Forced Migration: The Case of the Myanmar Diaspora in Norway, GPS Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

Newsletter

Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update - September 2017, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Gender Financing at the UN Peacebuilding Fund, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Women Engaging in Islamic Charity as ‘Development Agents’, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) DDR through a Gender Lens in Nepal and Myanmar, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Integrating Gender into Foreign Policy, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2016) Gender and Inclusion in the Colombian Peace Process, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny; Torunn L. Tryggestad & Julie Marie Hansen (2015) Somali Women’s Civic Engagement: Past, Present and Future, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny; Torunn L. Tryggestad & Julie Marie Hansen (2015) Women’s Legal Mobilisation in a Violent Context: Lessons from internally displaced women’s organisations in Colombia, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2015) PRIO Launches New Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2015) 15 Years of UNSC Resolution 1325, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.

Blog Posts

“No backsliding” on Women’s Inclusion in Peace Mediation

Posted by Julie Marie Hansen, Kristin Lund, Laura Mitchell, Hilde Salvesen, Rita Sandberg, Elisabeth Slåttum & Torunn L. Tryggestad on Friday, 27 October 2017

Last week, Norway made history with Ine Eriksen Søreide becoming the country’s first female foreign minister. Even in relatively gender-equal countries like Norway it is still rare to find women holding top positions in the so-called “hard issue” sectors of foreign affairs and peace and security. Barriers to the full ... Read more »

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