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Event | 6 Feb 2007
Chris Maina Peter, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam and a well known human rights advocate and activist, championing the rights of the marginalised through legal advice and pro bono litigation.
Event | 13 Jun 2007
Irvani is professor of Islamic Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, and Karimi is director of the Human Rights Center at Mofit University in Qom.
Event | 23 May 2008
Professor Kais M. Firro holds the opening lecture. Minority politics, minority community dynamics, and relations between members of majority and minority religious communities in the Middle East from a historical and a contemporary perspective.
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 | 10 Feb 2010
The story of a Kenyan whistle blower and Michela Wrong's latest book is a gripping account of both an individual caught on the horns of an excruciating moral dilemma and a continent at a turningpoint.
Event | 16 Nov 2011
Hadramawt, in southeastern Yemen, has been a point of departure of emigrants for centuries. How do the emigrants maintain relationships with one another? What are their strategies?
Event | 22 Mar 2012
Presentations and debate with Deborah Potts (King's College London), Deborah Bryceson (University of Glasgow), Guy Standing (University of Bath).
Event | 8 May 2013
The importance of electoral institutions is growing in North Africa as a consequence of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Four international specialists discuss the lessons of the recent electoral experiences. Have elections resulted in new forms of authoritarianism or are they harbingers of genuine democratic transitions?
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
News | 25 Sep 2014
The separation of Sudan and South Sudan has caused severe problems for the pastoralists living in the borderlands between the two nations. What used to be common land is now subject to border disputes and strict regulations, but cattle and goats do not respect international borders.
News | 2 Mar 2015
In January 2006, Hamas won the parliamentary elections in Gaza. The road to power has been paved with ideological and organizational changes. What was once a mere militia is now a crucial actor in Palestinian domestic politics, as well as in Palestinian-Israeli relations.
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?
News | 22 Jun 2012
CMI-researchers cooperate with the Department of Anthropology at the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Maputo.
Event | 8 May 2012
Roberto Gargarella, Octavio Ferraz, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Jayna Kothari, Anneken Sperr and Henriette Sinding Larsen compare and discuss research from Latin-America, India, Norway and Germany.
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
Journal Article | Nov 2012
What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans' ...
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Following rising food prices violent ‘food riots’ took place in about 40 countries around the globe in 2007-2008. These developments ...
Food security, food riots, food conflict, Arab Spring, Sudan, Egypt
Event | 10 Jun 2013
The separation of the two Sudans in July 2011 created as many opportunities as it aroused difficulties and threats, therefore opening new research ...
Event | 30 Jan 2009
Does the current juridification of politics narrow the space for democratic politics, or does it represent an expansion of democracy? This seminar brings together international experts in the field.