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New book:

Past, present and future: Fifty years of anthropology in Sudan

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.

Addressing real life challenges

In 2014, we sharpened our research agenda to make sure we concentrate our efforts on understanding and addressing the real life challenges of the poor and vulnerable. Our new annual report shows how.

Afghanistan-uka 2015

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.

Joining forces to put women´s rights on the agenda

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.

Afghanistan Week 2015:

Afghan Civil Society: Tradition Facing the Future

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.

Afghanistan Week 2015:

How can Norway best Support Afghanistan?

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.

Utfordringer i evaluering av fredsmegling:

Fredsmegleren Norge

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 Working Paper

Good Governance Facades

Kalle Moene and Tina Søreide (2015) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:2) 24 p.

CMI Working Paper

Employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: Theory and Evidence from India

Amrita Dhillon, Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik (2015) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:1) 39 p.

CMI Insight

Fifty years since the military coup: Taking stock of Brazilian democracy

Maria Celina D'Araujo (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 8) 4 p.

CMI Insight

Sexual violence and state violence against women in Egypt, 2011-2014

Heather McRobie, (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 7) 4 p.

CMI Working Paper

Civil-Military Relations in the Middle East: A Literature Review

Bård Kårtveit and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:5) 32 p.

CMI Working Paper

Latin American Civil-Military Relations in a Historical Perspective: A Literature Review

Elin Skaar with Camila Gianella Malca (2014) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:6) 36 p.

Mon 23 - Sun 29 Mar

Afghanistan-uka 2015

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.

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Apr
Iran and the West: Coexisting and competing with an ideological challenge

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?

U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre


CMI's blog on women's rights

Country programmes

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.

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