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29 Aug 2019 | paper given in workshop
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.
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?
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.
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.
28 May 2019 | Preventing Palestine
Why does Palestinian statelessness persist? This is the central question in Seth Anziska’s groundbreaking book, 'Preventing Palestine. A political history from Camp David to Oslo'. He met with CMI researcher Kjersti G. Berg in our literary salon, in early May, to talk about his book, current affairs, and President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century".
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.
25 Mar 2019 | paper given in workshop
Participation in Workshop organized by The Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo