Morten BøåsResearch Professor
Morten Bøås (PhD) is Research Professor and works predominantly on issues concerning peace and conflict in Africa, including issues such as land rights and citizenship conflicts, youths, ex-combatants and the new landscape of insurgencies and geopolitics.
Bøås has authored, co-authored and co-edited several books and published a number of articles for academic journals. He has conducted in-depth fieldwork in a number of African countries and travelled widely elsewhere on the continent.
Tue 4 Apr 2017Event
Armed groups tax collectives in DR CongoTime: 12:00 Location: NUPI
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting Kasper Hoffmann from University of Copenhagen to talk about armed groups in DR Congo, and how they use taxation in their constitution of public authority.
The project is commissioned by the World Bank and seeks to better understand how the interplay between international actors and domestic political actors affects efforts to prevent violent conflict.
Mon 9 Jan 2017Event
The conflict in Syria: Great Power Politics and Humanitarian ConsequencesTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
This NUPI seminar will look at the Syrian conflict from different angles and perspectives – from geopolitical dynamics to humanitarian consequences and views from Syrians who fled the war.
14.12.2016‘This was a fantastic day for NUPI,’ said director Ulf Sverdrup when commenting this year’s research grant allocations (FRIPRO) from the Research Council Norway on 13 December.
- Publication : Del av bok/rapport
Fri 9 Sep 2016Event
Security and Development Challenges in Africa over the next DecadeTime: 10:00 Location: C.J. Hambros plass 2 D
Which steps need to be taken by African states to counter increasing development and security challenges?
Tue 7 Jun 2016Event
The mineral sector in Northern Kivu, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Opportunities and challengesTime: 14:00 Location: C.J. Hambros plass 2 D
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting Aloys Tegera from Pole Institute in Goma, DRC to talk about the mineral sector in Northern Kivu, DRC. In his talk Dr. Tegera will address the following issues:
Tue 10 May 2016Event
Theory seminar: Politicians' field visits to conflict zones: From empirical observation to theoretical contributionTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to a theory seminar with Dr Berit Bliesemann de Guevara from Aberystwyth University.
Thu 21 Apr 2016Event
Morocco, challenges in the region and its cooperation with the EUTime: 13:00 Location: NUPI
In this seminar, Mohammed Tawfik Mouline, wil give a presentation on Morocco’s major achievements at the political, economic and social levels.
- Publication : NUPI Working Paper
Thu 21 Jan 2016Event
Does democratisation foster effective taxation? Evidence from BeninTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
The question of whether democratisation leads to higher tax revenues is explored. The presentation is based on data from Benin.
Tue 27 Oct 2015Event
Boko Haram – funds and logisticsTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
NUPI and the Skattjakt-network has the pleasure of inviting to a seminar with Dr Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria).