Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik

Former employee

Gjelsvik has specialized in the areas of disengagement, radicalization- deradicalization and reintegration of members of armed groups. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Somalia focusing how individuals engage with and disengage from al-Shabaab and piracy groups and looked at the process of reintegration of female guerrilla soldiers in Colombia.

Gjelsvik was part of the Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development, and worked in the Training for Peace Programme at NUPI. She is also a member of the International Research Group on Reintegration (IRGR) and works closely with the Norwegian Police Univeristy College.


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  • Living with the Taliban?
    Event
    Tue 21 Sept 2021
    Time: 15:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams

    How do local communities experience the Taliban vis a vis questions of security? What did the police reform look like before the Taliban takeover, and will there be a role for the police under Taliban?