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Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the extension ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
CMI Report | Jan 2016
Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to cover their ...
Event | 31 May 2016
Knut Vikør, Eirik Hovden og Reier Møll Schoder i samtale med Åse Gilje Østensen (CMI) om Jemen. Våren 2011 fant ...
Project | Mar 2014 - Jun 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
Event | 15 Feb 2016
The Syrian chaos triggered in 2011 is presently the world’s #1 problem. Join UofB's one day conference on the Syrian War on 15 February.
News | 10 Jan 2012
In Jordan, churches and mosques are situated side by side. In Sudan, religious minorities can hold powerful positions, but rarely do. Religious domination is not a question of black or white.
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 ...
News | 5 Jan 2016
Til tross for sine mange konflikter seiler Sudan opp som et strategisk viktig land med et stabilt regime. Vestlige land støtter opp om en «nasjonal dialog» som president Bashir har tatt initiativ til selv om få tror at den vil skape fred, fjerne undertrykkelse og gi reelle åpninger for en svak opposisjon.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2008
Norske journalister som dekket Jonas Gahr Støres besøk i Afghanistan nylig overså saken fullstendig, men for afghanske journalister ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Dec 2015
Hvor genuint opptatt er Saudi-Arabia av å få kvinner inn i politikken når de gjør det så vanskelig å delta? Saudiske ...
Journal Article | Dec 2007
This paper examines Arab aid flows and aid policies, and contrasts them with the broad picture of Western practice. Most Arab bilateral aid is channelled ...
Assistance, strategic aid, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
CMI Report | May 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, ...
marriage age, marriage, law, rights, women, Yemen
Edited Book | Mar 2015
This book is about the history of anthropology in Sudan. Contributors to the book represent different generations of anthropologists who at some ...
CMI Report | Oct 2017
This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: (I) the ...
women's rights, marriage, divorce, domestic violence, Lebanon
Newspaper Op-Ed | May 2011
Da Sultan Qaboos av Oman i 1970 kastet sin far i et kupp, var landet fattig, isolert og hadde tre kilometer asfaltert vei. I morgen står Sultan ...
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report examines Arab aid flows and aid policies, and contrasts them with the broad picture of Western practice in these areas. The lack of analysis ...
Development aid, Aid policy, Arab countries
Associated Research Professor
Social anthropologist whose research covers topics related to political, social and economic development of Africa in general and Sudan and the Horn of Africa in particular.
Political scientist researching women, politics and Islam in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Gender politics, women's movements, legal reform, sexual and reproductive rights, gender based violence, family law, Sudan
Newspaper Op-Ed | Feb 2019
En saudiarabisk tenårings flukt fra vold og trusler har skapt overskrifter verden over. I årevis hadde hun blitt utsatt for overgrep fra sine ...
News | 2 Feb 2011
Man kan tenke seg et Egypt uten nåværende regime, men det er vanskelig å se for seg et Jemen innenfor dagens grenser uten en politisk balansekunstner som Ali Abdallah Salih, skriver CMI forsker Anne K. Bang