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Journal Article | Nov 2016
This article shows how rituals occupy a key role in the negotiation of inter-religious relations on the island of Lombok. Building on Howe’s ...
Ritual, Risk, Rumours, Insult, Religious Pluralism, Indonesia
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
News | 28 Nov 2013
How can Supreme Audit Institutions engage and involve citizens at all stages of the audit cycle? This question was top of the agenda at the Open Government Partnership's Annual Summit in early November.
Anthropologist with interest in maritime territorialisation, militarisation of oceans and seas, human security, markets and historical anthropology.
Vietnam, China, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Asia-Pacific, South China Sea, Indian Ocean
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic ...
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
Geographer focusing on GIS analysis and cartography to analyze and communicate socio-environmental issues.
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
Event | 23 Jun 2011
Prof. Rehman Sobhan challenges the traditional definition of poverty as a form of income deprivation. He redefines poverty a process that excludes significant segments of society from more equitable participation in development opportunities and in decision making. Sobhan identifies a variety of operational ideas to build a more inclusive society in South Asia.
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
Event | 25 Apr 2008
Tone Sissener defends her PhD at the University of Bergen Friday 25 April. In her dissertation Sissener analyses and explores the development and meaning of state in South-Asia.
Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
CMI Report | Jun 2007
The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative ...
Human rights, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
News | 12 Oct 2010
This autumn CMI will host a mini-series of lectures on the social and political role of rights and legal institutions in Latin America.
Event | 5 Jun 2008
Over the past decade, the study of so-called religious violence has evolved into a veritable cottage industry. Taking a critical view of the 'religious violence industry', this CMI seminar brings together two scholars, Faisal Devji and Kathinka Frøystad, whose historical and ethnographically informed research engages directly with the issues of 'religion' and 'violence.'