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Project | Sep 2016 - Dec 2017
How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation requires learning different ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Political scientist with interest in governance, peacebuilding, and the Middle East.
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.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2005
"Libanons styrke er dets svakhet" blir det sagt. Det brutale mordet på landets mest framstående politiker, tidligere statsminister ...
civil war, peacebuilding, post-war period, Middle East, Lebanon
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
Event | 19 Feb 2009
The Israeli colonial project is 'spacio-cidal' targeting land to render an inevitable 'voluntary' transfer of the Palestinian population. Professor Sari Hanafi is visiting scholar at CMI.
Project | Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
The aim of the project is to examine the nature and causes of the increasing public religiosity of Muslim women of the Occupied Palestinian Territories ...
Palestine, Islamism, Women, Religion, Gender, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Journal Article | Sep 2019
Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, a multi-story ...
displacement, urban refugees, emergency urbanism, shelter, Sabra, Beirut, Lebanon
Event | 9 May 2011
The manipulation of archaeology to rationalize exclusive nationalist and ethnic claims of primacy persist. Bert de Vriers presents the case of the creation of the City of David as an archaeological park by the Elad settler organization in the mostly Palestinian community of Silwan.
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2008
Global Moments Levant is an interdisciplinary team effort to understand long-term and contemporary adaptational structures of peoples, cultures and states ...
Levant (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine)
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The Arab Spring represents a tectonic shift in Middle East from austere authoritarianism to opening the space for long repressed Islamist movements to ...
Middle East, Arab Spring, party politics, political Islam (Islamism), democratisation, post-Islamism, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
CMI Report | Jul 2007
This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government's budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper ...
Angola, Budget process, Public reform, Public finance, Transparency, Civil society
Journal Article | Aug 2011
Hunger stimulates memory; when people become hungry they remember food. But there is more to memory than that: to remember may also be to make a stand ...
Migration, diaspora, foodways, global moments, politics of memory
Edited Book | Jan 2015
More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and ...
Palestinian refugees, right of return, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon
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.
Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian invasion ...