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Journal Article | Jul 2018
In Jordan - home to some one million Syrian refugees - the vital roles played by vernacular politics, discourses of inclusion and exclusion, and sectarian ...
Islamic sectarianism, Syrian refugees, vernacular politics, integration, interdisciplinarity, Jordan
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2008
Any attempt to define and characterize the relationship between the National Islamic Front (NIF) and the sectarian and secular parties in Sudan must start ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Lebanon is a deeply-divided country with a troubled civil war history (1975–90). The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is multi-confessional, ...
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), civil-military relations, deeply-divided societies, multi-confessional armies, Lebanon, Syria
News | 15 Nov 2011
A new collaboration project between Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Brasilia strengthens the academic bonds between Norway and Brazil. The project aims to explore the role of armed forces in transitions to democracy.
From Theocracy to Democracy? Towards Secularisation and Individualisation in the Policy of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
Journal Article | Jan 2008
There is a common assumption that 'Islam' has an inherent opposition between the sacred and the secular which obstructs the secularization process witnessed ...
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.
Journal Article | Nov 2013
This article lays out a critical perspective on statebuilding in Afghanistan after 2001, arguing that the massive international intervention had ...
statebuilding, peacebuilding, Afghanistan, rentier state, Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Multi-confessional armies are often seen as being weak and prone to disintegration. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is a case in point. From its inception ...
Lebanon, civil-miliary relations, army, urban conflict, deeply-divided societies
Journal Article | Jan 2020
This article examines the rise and fall of the “Assir movement,” a neo-Salafist campaign led by a charismatic local sheikh who, after years ...
contentious politics, Lebanon, pathways, Salafism, social movements, , urban ecology, Lebanon
Event | 8 May 2014
Is Somalia a failed state? Where can Somalia go from here and how can the country be rebuild?
Journal Article | Sep 2015
[English abstract] The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each ...
transtional justice, media theory, framing, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Lebanon
Journal Article | Jun 2016
The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies ...
transtional justice, media bias, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), news media, Rafik Hariri, Lebanon
News | 19 Oct 2005
This week, the UN-commission inquiring into the murder of Hariri are submitting their report to the UN Secretary General. Are Knudsen's new paper on Lebanon's fragile post-war decade, provides a detailed background to the attempts at rebuilding the country from war and the political events that culminated with the murder of Hariri.
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, CMI ...
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance before moving ...
good governance, Pakistan
Edited Book | Oct 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon is the prisoner ...
Authority and piety, writing and print: A preliminary study of the circulation of islamic texts in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Zanzibar
Journal Article | Apr 2011
This article is a preliminary discussion of the circulation of textual material in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Zanzibar. Three main contentions ...