2021

  • ONLINE WORKSHOP: Complex Systems Research in Peace and Conflict Studies
    Event
    Thu 2 Sept 2021
    Time: 17:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Zoom

    This online research workshop will bring together scholars who have been working on complex systems research in peace and conflict studies. The purpose will be to share approaches and insights, identify commonalities and contradictions, and to develop collaborations across disciplinary boundaries.

  • Long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic resource mobilisation in sub-Saharan Africa
    Event
    Thu 9 Sept 2021
    Time: 16:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams

    Which impacts may the Covid-19 pandemic have for taxation in sub-Saharan Africa? Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (CMI) will present findings from a new study at this webinar.

  • Virtual Book Talk: Towards An Ecosystems Approach to Climate Security?
    Event
    Tue 14 Sept 2021
    Time: 12:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams

    Matt McDonald discusses his radical new ethical framework for reckoning with the climate crisis and how it can be put into practice.

  • WEBINAR: Renegotiating patron support for Nagorno-Karabakh after the 2020 war
    Event
    Fri 3 Dec 2021
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Livestream to Facebook and Youtube

    Last autumn, in a matter of weeks, the Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians lost two-thirds of the territory they had controlled since 1994. In the end, only Russian intervention stopped a full reabsorption of Nagorno-Karabakh into Azerbaijan. How has this affected regional power constellations?

  • The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Legitimacy of Putin’s Regime: A Biopolitical Perspective
    Event
    Fri 12 Nov 2021
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: C.J. Hambrosplass 2 D / Livestream to Facebook and Youtube

    Russia is currently experiencing record numbers of COVID-19-related deaths. The pandemic has put medical knowledge at the very centre of politics around the world and Russia is no exception. The current debate in Russia is influenced by what appears to be a new regime of medical governance combined with ‘pandemic authoritarianism’.

  • Is America turning its back on Europe?
    Event
    Thu 11 Nov 2021
    Time: 11:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: C.J. Hambrosplass 2 D / Livestream to Facebook and Youtube

    The close relations between North America and Europe faced some severe challenges during the Trump presidency.

  • AUKUS and its implications for Asia, US-European relations and non-proliferation
    Event
    Tue 12 Oct 2021
    Time: 12:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: C.J. Hambrosplass 2 D / Livestream to Facebook and Youtube

    What does the AUKUS security partnership between Australia, the US and UK mean for security in Asia, for the US-China rivalry, and for US-Europe relations?

  • De Facto States and Land-for-Peace Agreements: Territory and Recognition at Odds?
    Event
    Tue 5 Oct 2021
    Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: C.J. Hambrosplass 2 D / Livestream to Facebook and Youtube

    Sovereignty conflicts are inevitably linked to geography. Can there be geographical solutions to secessionist conflicts, which are caught between two principles at cross purposes: the principle of self-determination (defended by de facto states) and the principle of territorial integrity (defended by parent states)?

  • Long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic resource mobilisation in sub-Saharan Africa
    Event
    Thu 9 Sept 2021
    Time: 16:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams

    Which impacts may the Covid-19 pandemic have for taxation in sub-Saharan Africa? Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (CMI) will present findings from a new study at this webinar.

  • Gendered Radicalisation – how gender and place matter to countering violent extremism
    Event
    Thu 5 Aug 2021
    Time: 17:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams

    In this seminar, we will investigate how multiple factors on the path to violent extremism, such as social, local, individual and global, can differ for men and women. The seminar will demonstrate the significance of gender and place in the journeys to violent extremism.