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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?
Event | 13 Dec 2007
A Conversation with Knut Nustad and Finn Stepputat, two acclaimed scholars in the field of political anthropology,
Project | Jan 2019 - Oct 2021
TRAFIG, Transnational Figurations of Displacement, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. From 2019 to 2021, 12 partner ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 2011
A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focusing on the dynamics of poverty and ...
Poverty Public Sector, Mozambique
CMI Insight | May 2015
Land has always been an important site of struggle in Mexico, often bringing peasant movements and peasant communities into conflicts with the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Introduction to a special issue that examines how caste, class, regional and ethnic identities are shaped by the changing economic and social ...
Journal Article | May 2017
Central and South Asian brick kilns have long attracted the attention of both humanitarian agencies and scholars as sites of slavery-like forms ...
debt, bondage, freedom, dependence, Pakistan
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Oct 2017
For fifteen years, Eurojust’s operational focus has been set by the European Commission’s Agendas on Security and Migration: treating ...
News | 22 Jul 2010
A Country Economic Memorandum from the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit at the World Bank.
Event | 9 May 2014
Tobias Hagman gives a talk on the peace negotiations between the Somali rebel group Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and the Ethiopian government.
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2007
Across Africa land rights conflicts are escalating between indigenous and migrant ethnic groups. This paper analyses the communal violence that ...
Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Uganda
A Triad of Confrontation: State Discipline, Buddhist Purification, and Indiscipline as a Local Strategy in Central Vietnam
Journal Article | Apr 2019
In the village of Sa Huỳnh, state, fishers, and Buddhist clergy draw from semiotic ideologies but often employ a common political language, ...
religion, state, semiotic ideology, purification, indiscipline, Buddhism, Central Vietnam, Vietnam
Edited Book | Nov 2010
Since 9/11 ideas of security have focused in part on the development of ungovernable spaces. Important debates are now being had over the nature, ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
This is the first book to examine food activism in diverse local, national, and transnational settings, making it essential reading for students ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
In this essay I address how water is memorable as both personal sensory and a social experience. To this end this is a consideration of the ...
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in Tanzania.
Book Chapter | Sep 2018
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in
Maternal health, accountability, Tanzania
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 ...
Event | 14 Mar 2014
Humanitarianism has become a cosmopolitan language serving to qualify a broad diversity of actions, from aid to war, and of agents, either private or public. The lecture will propose an analysis of its ethical tensions and political predicaments.
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).