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News | 18 Apr 2006
CMI has been awarded a 2-year grant under the Research Council of Norway's new program on Poverty and Peace. The project, entitled Violence in the Post-Conflict State", starts by noting that civil wars are often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence - whether associated with ex-combatants, organized crime, disaffected warlords, recriminating agents of the state or post-war marginalized groups - seems widespread but poorly understood.
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
Project | Aug - Nov 2016
What are the main implications for the effectiveness of anti-corruption policies and practices of recent evidence regarding corruption and private, ...
anti-corruption, state-backed private debt, patronage, international financial institutions, Mozambique
Project | May 2014 - Apr 2019
Huge volumes of natural gas have been discovered offshore in Tanzania. There are prospects that the country will become a major hydrocarbon ...
Natural resources, Mining, Local Content, Tanzania
Programme | Jul 2014 - Dec 2019
Visit the programme website Huge volumes of natural gas have been discovered offshore in Tanzania. There are prospects that the country will ...
Natural resource management, resource curse, petroleum, revenue management, local content, governance, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
Project | Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
Collaborative project between the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and CMI. After nine years ...
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
Project | Mar 2006 - Apr 2009
While much is known about corruption in post-communist states, less is known about the impact of conflict on corruption in such states. The ...
informal relations, corruption, post-communist, post-conflict, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Project | Jan 2007 - Dec 2010
The project investigates the impact of political inclusion on Islamist movements in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Sudan. The academic research ...
Islamism, the state, political institutionalization, moderation, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Sudan
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
An analysis of post-war Afghanistan with a focus on internationally-supported efforts to build a central state and related reconstruction efforts....
peacebuilding, post-conflict, afghanistan, reconstruction, statebuilding, Afghanistan
Project | Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
Why has the electoral process in the newly democratised African states had such limited impacts and how can the continued one-party dominance ...
Elections, voting, political parties, Zambia
Project | Nov 2000
The Admin-South Africa project studies the formation and functioning of administrative organisations historically and under the new democratic ...
Africa: South Africa
Event | 16 Oct 2014
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen defends her doctoral dissertation "The Revoluationary Petro-State. Change, Continuity and popular Power ...
News | 27 Oct 2014
Close to 200 representatives from the government, academia, civil society and media were present when CMI, REPOA, and the National Bureau of Statistics presented their new research programme Tanzania as a future petro-state at the Hyatt Hotel in Dar es Salaam Friday 24 October.
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
Social anthropologist who works on the 'politics of faith' focusing on the legal regulation of religion, religious minorities, militias, conflict and local justice in Indonesia
Religion, ritual, Islam and Hinduism in Indonesia, religious minorities, security politics, violence, local justice and reconciliation, Indonesia (Southeast Asia)
Economist focusing on development, state capacity and taxation policy.
Political sociologist whose research interests include war and state formation, government-backed militias, masculinities and marriage practices in Afghanistan
Gender, Humanitarianism, Afghanistan