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Social anthropologist focusing on peace, conflict 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)
Economist working on violence against women, job creation and private sector development and poverty reduction.
Poverty, violence, jobs, entrepreneurship, gender, labour markets, foreign aid, development assistance, Africa: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sudan, Uganda, Namibia., Asia: Nepal
Event | 10 Apr 2015
Kjetil Selvik organizes workshop on security and statehood in the Middle East
News | 10 Dec 2012
Plaza Bolívar in the center of Caracas was filled with people today. Most people wore red t-shirts with images of the Chávez. A boy was sitting on his father´s shoulders, waiving with a doll of Chávez clad in military outfit.
News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
News | 4 Feb 2011
This paper answers questions regarding the future of the SPLMA, examines possible new political alliances between the north and Southern Sudan, and considers the possibility for ethnic violence against Southern Sudanese living in the north if the south secedes.
Event | 7 May 2010
President Karzai has announced that a peace jirga will be held in May this year to discuss ways out of the conflict and President Obama has earlier announced that American forces will start to withdraw in July next year. What does this mean for Afghanistan's future? What are the implications for progressive reforms in Afghanistan? Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan political analyst based in Kabul, and CMI researcher Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary present and discusses with chair Astri Suhrke.
Event | 10 Nov 2010
Séverine Autesserre's new book The Trouble with the Congo explores the DRC's unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy. Hosted by CMI researcher Ingrid Samset, and with CMI's Deputy Director Arne Strand and former CMI Director Gunnar M. Sørbø, this literary salon with author Séverine Autesserre elaborates on the Congo experience and discusses strategies for peacebuilding and international intervention in war-torn areas.
DRC, Congo, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
News | 23 Mar 2007
Peace Agreements can contain two kinds of provisions; "backward looking" provisions to secure an end to the violence and "forward looking provisions for longterm recovery. What is the importance of including forward- looking provisions with regards to economic recovery and institution building?
Afghanistan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Mozambique
News | 17 Jan 2007
In a war-torn corner of DRC, in Ituri, they have shown that income-generating activities, reconstruction of infrastructure, local radio stations etc., are means to create peace in the midst of violence.
Africa: Democratic Rep. of Congo
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2013
Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy, Ramallah/Palestine, and the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen/Norway, have ...
Project | Dec 2007 - Apr 2008
On 27 December 2007 the fourth general elections since the democratic opening in the early 1990s were held. They were widely considered to be ...
Kenya, elections, violence, ethnicity
Project | Mar - Jun 2006
This is an evaluation of a project that the United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the UN Office for Project Services, started ...
peacebuilding, development, UNDP, DR Congo
Political scientist researching women, politics and Islam in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Gender politics, women's movements, legal reform, sexual and reproductive rights, gender based violence, family law, Sudan
Political ethnographer whose current focus is on the intersections between gender, political and legal orders in contemporary Afghanistan.
postwar statebuilding strategies, gender and violence, Afghanistan
Political psychologist focusing on rhetoric, perceptions, foreign policy decision-making, identity, and the links between political ideology, power and violence.
Turkey, Iran, USA
Master's student in Economics focusing on drug-related violence in Latin America.
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?