Ida Roland Birkvad

Research Assistant

Ida Roland Birkvad
Work phone: +4748192329
Mobile phone: +4748192329

Research Interests

  • Political theory
  • South Asian politics
  • Minority politics
  • Feminist and queer theory​​


​​​​​Birkvad is currently working on the SOURCE Societal Security project, researching the relationship between ethics and extremism.

She coordinates PRIO's International Summer School.​

Ida Roland Birkvad holds a MSc in Comparative Political Thought from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London​​. 

She also holds a BA in Hindi from the University of Oslo (UiO) and a BA in Comparative Politics from the University of Bergen (UiB).


English, Norwegian, Hindi, Urdu.


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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Miklian, Jason & Ida Roland Birkvad (2016) Religion, poverty and conflict in a garbage slum of Ahmedabad, International Area Studies Review 19(1): 60–75.