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Event | 23 May 2008
Professor Kais M. Firro holds the opening lecture. Minority politics, minority community dynamics, and relations between members of majority and minority religious communities in the Middle East from a historical and a contemporary perspective.
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.
Project | May - Jul 2018
Norway has provided financial support to the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) since 2007. The Norwegian Embassy (in the current phase) provides ...
Civil society, health, development aid, Nepal
Edited Book | Jan 2012
The relationship between religious majorities and minorities in the Middle East is often construed as one of domination versus powerlessness. ...
Religion, Minorities, Middle East
News | 19 Aug 2005
In her book on The Adivasis of Bangladesh, Senior researcher Tone Bleie brings together a discussion of minority and indigenous rights with a social science analysis of how ethnic discrimination impacts on poverty processes and outcomes. She argues that colonial and post-colonial states compulsively produce majorities and minorities, marginalizing minorities with scant citizenship rights.
Event | 20 Feb 2012
Literary Salon with Anne Sofie Roald and Turid Smith Polfus.
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples ...
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)
External review of the project on the study of China's regional national autonomy system (2003-2008)
Report in External Series | Oct 2009
The China Autonomy Programme (CAP) of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights has aimed to study ways and means for protecting and promoting the ...
Governance and democracy, Human rights, Civil society, Culture and sports, China
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
Government plans to establish care centers in Kabul for unaccompanied minor asylum seekers run afoul of international obligations to ensure ...
refugees, Afghanistan, Kabul, unaccompanied minors
Book Chapter | Oct 2013
The five Nordic countries may be thought of as quite similar in many ways so that we would expect commonalities rather than differences among ...
Social discrimination, migration, immigration, emigration, ethnic minorities, multiculturalism, social welfare, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finnland
Journal Article | Nov 2011
This paper discusses multiculturalism in view of collectivistic cultural structures in immigrant communities. Women in religious minority ...
multiculturalism, Muslim communities, religious divorce
CMI Brief | May 2016
Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical ...
women, caucus, legislation, Malawi
CMI Brief | May 2019
Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans ...
Poland, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the ...
The Internal Flight Alternative in Norway: Law and practice with respect to Afghan families and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
Report in External Series | Jul 2017
The internal flight alternative (IFA) is a limit on refugee status that potentially applies when a claimant’s risk of persecution is confined ...
refugees, refugee law, unaccompanied minors, Afghanistan, Afghanistan
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jul 2018
Danish-Norwegian Return Center for Minors in Kabul: Well-Founded Initiative? Jessica Schultz and Ter
Afghanistan, Asylum seekers, Refugee law
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh