Banafsheh Ranji is a researcher at the research group Peace, Conflict and Development. She holds a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Oslo. Ranji has conducted research on the sociology of media and journalism in politically restrictive contexts. She is the author of the book Journalistic Practices in Restrictive Contexts: A Sociological Approach to the Case of Iran (Routledge, September 2022). Ranji received the prize Hans Majestet Kongens Gullmedalje in 2020 for her doctoral dissertation. She is currently also a researcher at the University of Oslo.
2019 PhD, Media Studies, University of Oslo
2013 Master, Media and Communication Studies, University of Helsinki
2009 Bachelor, Communication Studies, University of Tehran
2022- Researcher, NUPI
2022-2022 Researcher, University of Oslo
2019-2020 Researcher and lecturer, University of Oslo
2016-2019 Doctoral candidate, University of Oslo
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3 Jan 2022
What can we do to prevent war? How can countries emerging from conflict avoid relapse? How well do international peace operations actually work?