Henriette Ullavik ErstadJunior Research Fellow
Henriette Ullavik Erstad is junior research fellow in the Peace, Conflict and Development Research Group at NUPI. Erstad has a masters degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo. The subject of her thesis was how Iran has mobilised Iraqi Shi’a militias since 1979. She has conducted fieldwork in Iran and Iraq.
She has had semesters abroad at the American University in Washington D.C. and Baltic State Technical University in St. Petersburg. During her time in D.C., she was an intern at the U.S. House of Representatives. She also has work experience from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tehran.
Her research interests include international relations of the Middle East, Iranian foreign- and security policy, armed groups, and transnational movements.
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30.11.2018Ivan Krastev reflects on the crises that has shaped the EU for the past decades.
13.11.2018That was the topic for the project EUNPACK's contribution to the MERI Forum 2018.
Good intentions, mixed results – A conflict sensitive unpacking of the EU comprehensive approach to conflict and crisis mechanisms (EUNPACK )2015 - 2019 (Ongoing)
The EUNPACK project unpacks EU crisis response mechanisms, with the aim to increase their conflict sensitivity and efficiency