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R.I.P., Europe

10 Oct 2019 | CMI Field Notes

Assisting and protecting refugees in Europe and the Middle East - politics, law, and humanitarian practices

19 Sep 2019 | conference panel
What are the current trends when it comes to assisting and protecting refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and in the Middle East? How do political decisions regarding refugees taken in one region affect assistance and protection in other regions?

Commission on Anthropology of the Middle East Conference

24 Aug 2019 | Paper given in conference

‘Breaking and Creating Boundaries in the Middle East’

14 Aug 2019 | conference panel
The Eleventh Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies held in Helsinki, Finland, 14th-16th of August 2019. The conference was organised by The Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies (NSM) and hosted by the Finnish Institute in the Middle East and the University of Helsinki.

Sudan's recent violence against protesters casts a shadow over power-sharing deal

8 Aug 2019 | Sudan Blog
Analysis: New violence against protesters has created a difficult situation for both the Forces of Freedom and Change and the ruling military council, so where does the future lie?

The collapse of Bashir’s regime: A regional perspective on the Sudanese revolution

13 Jul 2019 | Sudan Blog
On July 5, the Sudanese people woke up to the announcement of a power sharing agreement between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Freedom and Change Forces (FCF). The power sharing agreement provides cause for optimism, but also wariness according to Abdelmageed M. Yahya, as political parties and movements are preparing to compete for power.

Storytelling with a sting: Fifty years in journalism and academia

4 Jun 2019 | Portrait
Astri Suhrke has been writing all her life. About American politics, the UN, Afghanistan, Rwanda, Timor Leste - and about a ride on bus #20 in Bergen. Treading softly has never been one of her concerns. Wherever there has been cause for critique, she has raised it. -I have written completely without restraint, she laughs. Trying to describe Astri Suhrke, fearless is the first word that comes to mind.

Towards a more comprehensive understanding of conflict-related sexual violence

8 May 2019
The way we talk about victims of sexual violence has changed. So should the interventions, argues Carlo Koos, senior researcher at CMI.

“Entangled Diasporas: Israel the Palestine in Transnational Perspective”

25 Mar 2019 | paper given in workshop
Participation in Workshop organized by The Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo

The Sudanese Storm

13 Feb 2019

Victims taking agency

10 Dec 2018 | Nobel Peace Prize 2018: