This book is about the history of anthropology in Sudan with authors from Sudan, Norway, United Kingdom, United States, Germany, and France. The chapters illustrate the diversity and dynamism of anthropology in Sudan and how it developed in relation to the specificities of the country itself.
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Afghanistan-uka 2015 tar for seg de utfordringene landet står overfor i årene som kommer, men gir også innblikk i et annet Afghanistan; et land fylt av poesi og kjærlighetshistorier.
Research on women´s political participation shows that pro-women laws and policies are more likely to be passed in countries with a strong, unitary and independent women´s movement. How do you create a common ground for discussion in Sudan where the women´s movement is fragmented? You invite the stakeholders to a workshop.
Developing robust civil society organisations (CSOs) is a high priority in countries emerging from conflicts. However, civil society is very diverse, and different organisations might require different development strategies.
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
Vår innsats i Sri Lanka representerer et brudd med «den norske modellen» slik vi lærte den å kjenne fra Midtøsten eller Guatemala, skriver Gunnar M. Sørbø i en analyse av Norges fredsmeglingsrolle i Sri Lanka.
CMI field notes
Kalle Moene and Tina Søreide (2015) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:2) 24 p.
Amrita Dhillon, Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik (2015) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:1) 39 p.
Maria Celina D'Araujo (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 8) 4 p.
Heather McRobie, (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 7) 4 p.
Bård Kårtveit and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:5) 32 p.
Elin Skaar with Camila Gianella Malca (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:6) 36 p.
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Iran's foreign policy is based on revolutionary, Islamist and nationalist principles. Contradictions are solved according to "expedient interests of the system." What are the prospects of reconciliation with the West?
Angola - analysis of economic and political developments. Research co-operation with CEIC, Angola.
Sudan - ARUSS: Assisting regional universities in Sudan and South Sudan
Tanzania as a future petro-state: Prospects and challenges. Research co-operation with Repoa, Tanzania.
Voice of China - The Voice of China in Africa - Media and soft power.