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News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article analyses the convergence of two refugee crises, Palestine (1948-present) and Syria (2012-present), having brought old and new refugees into ...
urban refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Tyre, emigration, displacement, Lebanon, Syria
Senior Researcher, Principal Investigator: TransOcean (ERC Starting Grant)
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
Project | Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores how devotional ...
Aesthetics, memory, culture, religion, devotion, rituals
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
Towards fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia (workshop report)
Commissioned Report | May 2011
The workshop Toward fiscal self-reliance: Capacity building for domestic revenue enhancement in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia took place in Maputo, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, state building, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
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
Event | 15 Oct 2009
The urbanisation of poverty reflects one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent. More than half of Africa's population will soon live in cities and towns.
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article explores the conditions that led to the referral of the crisis in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the arrest warrant ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very ...
Taxation, coercion, state building, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
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?
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition of rape that ...
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.