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Event | 3 May 2013
In 2014 Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup, and in 2016 the city of Rio de Janeiro will host the Summer Olympic Games. The preparations for these mega-events ...
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
Project | Feb 2006 - Dec 2009
In a cooperation with the Catholic University of Angola (UCAN), CMI will contribute with research-based knowledge in the form of sytheses and compendiums ...
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
Book | May 2013
In The Security Archipelago, Paul Amar provides an alternative historical and theoretical framing of the refashioning of free-market states and the ...
News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
News | 20 Dec 2011
Brasil er i ferd med å bli en svært sentral samarbeidspartner for Norge. Relasjonen vil teste vår evne til å forholde oss til stadig viktigere ikke-vestlige nasjoner.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jul 2013
Det er en ny generasjon brasilianere som nå ytrer seg om hvordan landet skal styres. De krever å bli hørt. Landets ledere vil gjøre ...
Senior Researcher, Coordinator
Humanitarianism and Borders;Anthropologist with interest in legal anthropology, freedom, war, humanitarianism
Legal anthropology, War, Humanitarianism, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Middle East
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
The Research Network on Humanitarian Efforts is hosted by the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies and funded by the NORGLOBAL program of the Norwegian ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2011
Den brasilianske utfordringen Brasil-strategi. Brasil er en av fire-fem nasjoner utenfor den tradisjonelle vestlige interesse-sfære ...
Brasil Norge Bistand
Project | Sep - Nov 2015
Dette er en risikoanalyse av Norad/Olje for Utvikling (OfU) sitt institusjonssamarbeid med Petroleumsministeriet i Angola. Oppdraget utgjør ...
Angola, Oil for Development, Ministry of Petroleum
Project | Dec 2007 - May 2008
Dette prosjektet vil se på norske bedrifters CSR virksomhet og utfordringer i fire utvalgte utviklingsland: Kina, Nepal, Angola og Brasil. Prosjektet ...
CSR, China, Nepal, Brazil, Angola
News | 17 Sep 2015
When general al-Sisi appeared wearing a suit for the first time, it caused public outrage among the middle class in Egypt. It also sparked immediate speculations of a presidential run. The suit became another symbol of the blurred lines between military and civilian relations.
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as ...
poverty, women, violence, Angola, Luanda
Project | Jan 1993 - Dec 1997
In cooperation with J-P. Chauveau and C.Chaboud, IRD, Montpellier, France to publish a book analysing institutional changes in West African canoe fisheries, ...
Fisheries, Institutional change, Migration, Africa: West Africa, Central Africa
Project | May 2013 - Dec 2016
This project explores the intersection between inequality and difference through a focus on processes of naturalizing in a changing world. A ...
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
To provide insights to the overall questions of the role of the município in the future local governance in the country: Poverty reduction & ...