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CMI Brief | Sep 2019
Turkey has become a major global humanitarian actor. They have been widely engaged in Somalia and Syria, Pakistan and Myanmar and hosts the world’s largest number of refugees with more...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:08) 5 p.
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with...
Providence: The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University (Costs of War) 14 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Across South Asia political dynasties are generally in decline. The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty of the Indian Congress Party and the Bhutto clan of the Pakistan People's Party are both deteriorating. But...
East Asia Forum (Canberra, Australia ) 10.08.2018
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2017
Norge kan se langt etter statusen som internasjonal fanebærer. «Effektiv beskyttelse» betyr ikke fravær av risiko, men tilstedeværelse av beskyttelse i overskuelig fremtid. Afghanistans politi og domstoler er blant de mest korrupte sektorene i det...
NRK Ytring 22.11.2017
CMI Report | 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: (I) the alteration of the Sunni personal...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:3) 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2017
In Pakistan, the legal recognition of rape as a crime has changed in pace with the dominant narrative on women’s sexuality. The country’s most troublesome categorisation of rape was, unfortunately,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:08) 24 p.
Journal Article | 2017
Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms of labor exploitation. They represent both an important...
in Journal of Global Slavery vol. 2 no. 1-2 pp. 122-138
Journal Article | 2017
Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på nett //
Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift
U4 Issue | 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised anti-corruption institutions. While anti-corruption agencies with investigative and/or...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:7) 28 p
CMI Report | 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2016:3)
Edited Book | 2016
The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part...
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 334 p.
Book Chapter | 2016
Tim Ingold has over the past decades emerged as the most influential theoreticians of man–environment relations. This chapter discusses the relevance of Ingold’s work to the ontological turn in social anthropology and...
in Bjørn E. Bertelsen and Synnøve Bendixsen: Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference. London: Palgrave Macmillan pp. 181-201
Report in External Series | 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability remain elusive. Much has been achieved but at a...
London: Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Research Paper, Asia Programme) 34 p.
Journal Article | 2015
Young people between the ages of 10 and 19 make up 23% of Pakistan’s population. In Pakistan, young people face many challenges in terms of sexual and reproductive health (SRH)...
in Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning vol. 15 no. 3 pp. 503-519
Journal Article | 2011
Logging the 'Frontier': Narratives of deforestation in the northern borderlands of British India, c. 1850-1940
This paper analyzes the institution of “scientific forestry” in the northern borderlands (“Frontier”) of British India c. 1850–1940. Using archival material from the India Office Records (IOR), the paper traces...
in: Forum for Development Studies, vol. 38 no.3 pp. 299-319
Book | 2011
The Western-led efforts to establish a new post-Taliban order in Afghanistan are in serious trouble, and in this book Astri Suhrke sets out to explain why. She begins with the...
New York/London: Columbia/Hurst 293 p.
Report in External Series | 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance before moving on to a political economy analysis of Pakistan,...
Oslo: Norad (Norad Report Discussion no. 12/2011) 84 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2011
Da Sultan Qaboos av Oman i 1970 kastet sin far i et kupp, var landet fattig, isolert og hadde tre kilometer asfaltert vei. I morgen står Sultan Qaboos på gjestelisten...
Bergens Tidende 28.04.2011
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010
Krigen går fra vondt til verre. En overordnet strategi dominert av militær maktbruk har spilt fallitt. Det er tid for en politisk logikk. Veien videre. President Obama brukte sitt første år...
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010
Wikileaks-lekkasjen viser at USA og de allierte fører en krig de taper, slik avsløringene om Vietnamkrigen viste på 70-tallet. RAPPORTENE FRA AFGHANISTAN som ble lastet ned fra amerikanske militærservere og lekket...