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Social anthropologist focusing on micro conflict, displacement and forced migration in South Asia and the Middle East
Islamism, peacebuilding, post-conflict violence, retributive justice, honour killings, refugees and IDPs, forced migration, micro-foundations of conflict and violence, Asia: Pakistan, Middle East: Lebanon, Palestine, Syria (refugees, IDPs)
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report examines lessons from peacebuilding efforts during the last decade or so that are relevant to the current challenges in Sudan. While there ...
Peacebuilding, Sudan, Africa: Sudan
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
In view of the growing influence of religion in public life on the national and international scenes, Muslim Diaspora in the West constitutes a timely ...
Political scientist focusing on the social, political and humanitarian consequences of violent conflict, and strategies of response.
Comparative international politics, migration/refugee movements, refugees in asylum, human rights, minorities, ethnic conflict, humanitarian assistance and conflict, conflict management, political risk, Asia: Afghanistan, Nepal
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Event | 6 Apr 2016
Maja Janmyr (UiB), Are Knudsen (CMI) og Kjersti Gravelsæter Berg (UiB) i samtale om flyktningkrisen i Midtøsten.
CMI Report | Jan 2001
The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community ...
Event | 4 Nov 2013
Women’s protection needs in war zones has been brought to the forefront of the international security agenda. It is argued that women and children ...
Event | 26 May 2008
Lebanon is currently experiencing its worst political crisis since the civil war ended in 1989. Elizabeth Picard is a leading Middle East scholar, and Lebanon specialist.
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Deputy Director, Research Director, U4 Director
Director, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre / Political Scientist focusing on peace, conflict, aid and Afghanistan.
Post-war recovery, peace building, humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies, conflict resolution, migration/refugee movements, aid, sustainable development, democratisation, UN, humanitarian intervention, Islam, conditionality, NGOs, civil society, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Cyprus
News | 31 Oct 2005
"Without a functioning justice system, rebuilding a state after a conflict will not succeed. Without the foundation of the rule of law, it is impossible to secure all other nation-building processes" concludes Arne Strand who has just completed a major multidonor evaluation of humanitarian and reconstruction assistance to Afghanistan 2001-2005.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Anthropologist focusing on Islam, economic anthropology, and displacement/migration in the Middle East and East Africa.
Jordan, Sudan, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. ...
Gender, development assistance, rural development, Afghanistan
Violence and belonging: Land, love and lethal conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan
Book | Apr 2009
Offers a new perspective on the causes of violence in Middle Eastern and other tribal Muslim communities. A rich ethnographic account of an area into ...
conflict, feud, Islam, egalitarian societies, N-Pakistan, Pakistan
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.