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12 Jun 2015 | Conference on China-Africa Communication
9 Feb 2015
On January 18, Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his home. This happened the exact day before he was to testify in Congress after he had accused Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of conspiring with Iran to subvert the prosecution of a 1994 terrorist attack at the Buenos Aires Jewish Centre, which had killed 85 people.
29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
8 May 2014
Is Somalia a failed state? Where can Somalia go from here and how can the country be rebuild?
17 Oct 2013
Why has landlessness come to plague the weakest and poorest amongst the tribal population, when laws were enacted to prevent this from happening?
30 Sep 2013 | BreakfastForum
Paola Bergallo and Rachel Sieder in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
14 Dec 2012
Five research projects from CMI were granted funding from the Research Council of Norway last week.
10 Nov 2011 | Book Launch
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
13 Dec 2010 | Seminar
Through the last fifty years Nepal has gone from a strong monarchy, via a parliamentarian constitutional monarchy, followed by a Maoist insurgency and revival of monarchic rule, to a multiparty (soon federal) republic. Annelies Ollieuz will present som findings from her fieldwork in a village near Biratnagar, in many ways the birthplace of modern democracy in Nepal.
13 Oct 2009
What threat do they pose to the stability of the Afghan and Pakistani state? What role do they play in international terrorism? Is there room for a negotiated settlement with these groups without abandoning democratization, development and basic human rights?
3 Apr 2008 | Politics of Ethnicity:
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
6 Jun 2005
"Chr. Michelsen's gift to the nation" is an annual scholarship for a distinguished Norwegian scholar (Rest of the text in Norwegian). Årets stipend på kr. 50.000 tildeles Kristin Marie Bakke for doktorgradsprosjektet Federal Institutions and the Societies They Govern: How Can Decentralized Governance Contribute to Peace?