Oslo Lectures on Peace and Conflict

Led by Henrik Urdal

May 2017 –

​Co-hosted by the University of Oslo and the Peace Research Institute Oslo, the series marks the mutual commitment of the two institutions to collaborate in ensuring Oslo's future as the leading hub for scholarly insight on peace and conflict, manifested in education, research, and interaction with policy-makers and practitioners, as well as engagement in public debate.

Social Media and Protest

PRIO and the University of Oslo (Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages) invite you to a seminar about the role of social media and protest, particularly during the Arab Spring.

Time: 24 October 2019, 12:00-14:00 (lunch served from 11:30)
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

Follow this link for more information about the event, and the recording of the event.

Game of Thrones and Reality

A Cross-Disciplinary Start of the Term

Time: Friday, 7 September 2018 18:00-20:00
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

PRIO and the University of Oslo (Department of Mathematics  and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History ) are delighted to invite you to a seminar out of the ordinary.

Our three disciplines normally look at the world from somewhat different perspectives, but this evening we are united in our effort to explore the scientific evidence underpinning the Game of Thrones!

Follow this link for more information and the recording of the event.

Towards a More Peaceful World?

Time: Thursday, 11 January 2018 15:00-17:00
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

A seminar with Aaron Clauset, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder and in the BioFrontiers Institute and External Faculty at the Santa Fe Institute. This seminar is organized by PRIO and the Departmen of Mathematics at the University of Oslo.

Follow this link for more information and the recording of the event.

Fake News and Fact Resistance

Time: Monday, 23 October 2017 13:00-16:30
Place: Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo

A memorial seminar in honour of Hans Rosling, founder of Gapminder and world renowned scholar and inspiratory. The seminar was organized by UiO Centre for Global Health, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), UiO Departement of Economics and UiO Life Sciences.

Civil Resistance in the Contemporary U.S.: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implications

Time: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 14:00-16:00, followed by a reception
Place: Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo

A seminar with Erica Chenoweth, organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at UiO and Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).


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