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PES-INST-Prosjektetablererstøtte EU (FoU)

Diasporic Citizens: Public Policy, Diaspora Engagement and Citizenship in Britain, Norway and Germany

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Awarded: NOK 48,196

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Oslo

PES-INST-Prosjektetablererstøtte EU (FoU)

Integration and investment behaviour of African migrant entrepreneurs in Europe: Investing at home?

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Awarded: NOK 40,923

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Oslo

PES-INST-Prosjektetablererstøtte EU (FoU)

PRIO PES rammebevilgning

PRIOs long-term research and development strategy calls for a strong investment on international research collaboration and funding at a variety of levels. Central to this aim is the expansion and development of long-term, continuous participation in Euro pean Union funding and research arrangeme...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

PES-INST-Prosjektetablererstøtte EU (FoU)

ENGAGE, European and African Engagements with the New Migration and Development Paradigm

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Awarded: NOK 99,999

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Shamsuddin, Farrid, GB, statsstip. 2008-09

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Awarded: NOK 55,000

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Training for International Publishing on Transnationalism and International Migration (TIP-TIM)

This training programme will bring together a group of twelve participants in four workshops over a two-year period. Each workshop will combine specialized training and individual follow-up. The programme is a co-operative effort between the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) an...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Oslo

FRISAM-Fri prosjektstøtte samfunnsvitenskap

Pastoralism in China: Policy and practice

In contemporary China pastoralism as a way of life is under pressure. This project investigates the links between changes in herding practices and changes in the policy framework governing access to important resources such as grazing land and water sourc es. Using multi-sited field research, the...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Going Home to Fight? Explaining Refugee Return and Violence

This project examines why some returning refugees come to destabilize the peace process in their home country. Despite considerable literature on refugee warriorism in exile, there is no analysis of their role upon return. Likewise, the challenge of rein tegrating refugee warriors does not figur...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2017

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

The Payoff of Promises: Articulating, Negotiating and Implementing Wealth Sharing

Peace agreements offer an opportunity for poverty alleviation. Wealth-sharing is often part of the negotiations to end civil wars, but the outcome often disappoints, both the aggrieved who had placed their hopes in rebellion and the international sponsors of the settlement. This study focuses o...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2017

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Youth Exclusion and Political Violence

Recent academic studies have found that large youth cohorts, or 'youth bulges', under conditions of social, economic and political exclusion, increase the risk of political violence such as small-intensity armed conflict, terrorism and rioting. However, these large youth cohorts may also represe...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

YFF-Yngre, fremragende forskere

Disaggregating the Study of Civil Wars

This project will explore civil wars in a geographical perspective and transnational context. Cross-country comparative statistical studies, as well as much of the case-study literature, focus on various state characteristics that influence the likelihood of civil war. However, the nation-state ...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

SAMRISK-Samfunnssikkerhet og risiki

The Social Determination of Risk: Critical Infrastructure and Mass Transportation Protection in the Norwegian Civil Aviation Sector

Risk is implicitly related to human values. It reflects a certain understanding of human life, of individual and collective hopes and fears, of expectations about what might be lost and what is worth keeping, about what one is willing to sacrifice, and in deed about what one is willing to fight o...

Awarded: NOK 6.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

IS-BILAT-Mobilitet Norge-USA /Canada

Civil War Society: the Southern Sudan 1955-2004

I have been invited to be a visiting scholar by the Program of African Studies (PAS) at the Northwestern University (NWU) for the period 15 August - 15 December 2007. The stay at PAS will become an integrated part of my doctoral fellowship at the Centre f or Study of Civil War (CSCW) at PRIO that...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Yasutomi, Atsushi (JP), stp-utl-07/08

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Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

PES-INST-Prosjektetablererstøtte EU (FoU)

Converging and conflicting ethical values in the internal/ external security continuum in Europe

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Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

Disaggregating Civil Wars (ECRP - 2007)

This is a collaborative project that disaggregates conflict processes in order to uncover the causal mechanisms that generate civil violence. The current quantitative literature focuses mainly on national-level attributes while neglecting historical and g eographical contexts. We challenge key as...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Domestic Capabilities for Peaceful Conflict Management

This project focuses on the causes of peace. It seeks to investigate which contexts facilitate the existence of domestic capabilities for peaceful conflict management and why. Capabilities for peaceful conflict management may save many countries from the large human and economic costs of war. Res...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Comparative Ethics of War

This project aims to develop a better understanding of how just war theories have been assessed within the world's leading religious traditions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. None of these traditions are static; each has undergone significant transformations over...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Remittances from immigrants in Norway

The proposed project will generate new knowledge about migrant remittances out of Norway, i.e. money sent from immigrants to their countries of origin. This is an important element in sustained transnational ties after migration. On the global level, mig rant remittances to developing countries ...

Awarded: NOK 5.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Liberal Peace and the Ethics of Peacebuilding Towards the integration of ethics in peacebuilding research

An increasing amount of research is being done on the means of peacebuilding, but there is a lack of research and debate on its aims. This is unfortunate not only from a scholarly, but also from a political point of view. In recent years critique has been directed towards the political premises ...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Oslo

SAM-EU-Samfinansiering EU-kontoret

The Changing Landscape of European Liberty and Security (CHALLENGE)

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Awarded: NOK 0.22 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Oslo

SAM-EU-Samfinansiering EU-kontoret

Human Rights in Conflicts: The Role of Civil Society (SHUR)

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Awarded: NOK 0.39 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Knight, Alice-Marie UK STP 06/07

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Awarded: NOK 32,500

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Oslo

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Obayashi, Kazuhiro Japan STP 06/07 (start apr 07, jmfr. mail 3.8.2006)

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Awarded: NOK 99,000

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

Europe under threat: The new culture of insecurity

The Strategic Institute Programme will update available knowledge on actual sources of insecurity to Europeans and evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of conventional European institutional arrangements designed to safeguard against them. The progra mme will coordinate the study of six empi...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

State Failure and Regional Insecurity: A NUPI and PRIO Strategic Collaboration Program

The project will bring together researchers from PRIO and NUPI to explore the linkages between state failure and regional security issues. The program will be founded on four case studies, focusing on Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgia and the Horn of Africa. They will focus ...

Awarded: NOK 4.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

Arms Against a Sea of Troubles: Ethics and the New Trends in Military Intervention

The aim of this project is to chart the ethical issues raised by new trends in military intervention and to develop an innovative set of scholarly principles and methods in order to address them. Through an international collaboration between specialists in the fields of political science, philos...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2008

Location: Oslo

TU-SAMF-Utstyr/databaser/samlinger - Samfunnsvitenskap

Armed Conflict: An Extension of the PRIO/Uppsala Database

The Armed Conflict database is widely used as a source of armed conflict data only two years after its initial release. The project seeks to address some shortcomings to the database that are barriers to releasing the full potential for the use of the dat abase. These improvements seek to increas...

Awarded: NOK 0.89 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2006

Location: Oslo

DIV-INT-Annet internasjonalt samarbeid

Reisetilskudd i forbindelse med FP6 Priority 7 møte INTAS DG K3

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Awarded: NOK 11,000

Project Period: 2005-2005

Location: Oslo

EUPROSJEKT-Forskningsrådets EUprosjekt

Reisestøtte i forbindelse med FP6 Priority 7 møte INTAS DG K3

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Awarded: NOK 10,999

Project Period: 2004-2004

Location: Oslo