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Strategic stability, new technologies and the future of nuclear disarmament in Asia

Henrik Hiim

Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI)

China, India, North Korea, South Korea, Pakistan

nuclear weapons, International security, International relations, Strategic Stability

Creating a political and social climate for climate change

Päivi Lujala

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)


climate change, migration, resettlement, attitudes, Bangladesh

TransOceanic Fishers: Multiple Mobilities in and out of the South China Sea

Edyta Roszko Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) China, Vietnam fishers, transoceanic expansion, multiple mobilities, thalassography
Social Media in Armed Conflict: The Case of Myanmar Stein Tønnesson Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Myanmar social media, technology, smartphone applications, peace and conflict, violence
Social Media in Armed Conflict through a Gender Lens: The Case of Myanmar Julie Marie Hansen Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Myanmar social media, technology, smartphone applications, peace and conflict, gender, violence
WOMENsPEACE: Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar Wenche Iren Hauge Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Myanmar, Nepal gender equality, peace and conflict, security, Research Council of Norway, disarmament, demobilization, reintegration
EducAid: Improving Education for Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar Living in Bangladesh Gudrun Østby Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Bangladesh, Myanmar Rohingya, refugees, education, SDG, EducAid, forced displacement, Research Council of Norway, NORGLOBAL2
Emerging Powers in the 21st Century: The Regional and Global Significance of Brazil, India, Indonesia, China, South Africa and Turkey Pinar Tank Peace Research Institute (PRIO) China, India, Indonesia global governance, emerging powers, regional vs global scale, international relations, politics, government
e-Topia: China, India and Biometric Borders Åshild Kolås Peace Research Institute (PRIO) China, India biometric borders, e-governance, Internet of Things, international relations, digitalisation, governance, society, smart solutions
From Chinese Nationalism to Post-Colonial Hong Kong Identity Crisis: Negotiating National and Local Identity among Young Generation Tony Wai On Yam Peace Research Institute (PRIO) China, Hong Kong nationalism, post-colonialism, national vs local, identity, younger generations, youth, peace and conflict, international relations
Lynchistan: How Vigilante Justice is Reframing the Discourse on Minority Rights and Identities in Uttar Pradesh, India Palak Rao Peace Research Institute (PRIO) India vigilante justice, discourse, minority rights, identity, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
Making Women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia Åshild Kolås Peace Research Institute (PRIO) India, Nepal gender equality, peace and conflict, gender roles, empowerment, comparative analysis, security processes, Research Council of Norway
Climate Change and Rebel Recruitment in Pakistan Mathilde Bålsrud Mjelva Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Pakistan climate change, rebellion, recruitment, climate, masters project
Strategisk stabilitet, ny teknologi og kjernefysisk nedrustning i Asia

Henrik Stålhane Hiim

Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) China, India, North Korea, Pakistan  technology, nuclear disarmament, strategic stability, weapons agenda, peace and conflict, weapons control treaties, international relations
Kina og FNs bærekraftsmål (CHINSDG) Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) China  SDG, UN, policy, sustainability agenda, international treaty, development, international relations, Utenriksdepartementet
Global handelspolitikk ved en skillevei (UD trade policy seminars) Arne Melchior Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) China trade policy, WTO, development, reform, globalisation, Trump, protectionism, trade war, seminar series
Nettverk for forskning på fredsoperasjoners effektivitet (EPON) Cedric H. de Coning Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) Global reach, network in India and  Indonesia EPON, UN, peace operations, international network, NORGLOBAL, international relations, peace and conflict
Norsk-kinesisk symposium for forskning innen samfunnsvitenskap, humaniora og juss (NOKINSYMP) Ulf Sverdrup Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) China Norway-China, symposium, social sciences, humanities, law, roundtable, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Great Powers and Arctic Politics (GPARC) Elana Wilson Rowe Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) China Arctic, maritime politics, international relations, great powers, policy, networks, Arctic Council
Evaluating Power Political Repertoires (EPOS) Ole Jacob Sending Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) Not specified power politics, economics, military, globalisation, communication technology, transport sector, production chains, soft power,
Legal Regimes and Women's Economic Agency (WomEcon) Francesca R. Jensenius Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) Not specified gender equality, legal regimes, women's agency, economics, governance, asset ownership, control of land, employment
Community-based policing and post-conflict police reform (ICT4COP) Kari M. Osland Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt (NUPI) Afghanistan, Pakistan policing, peace and conflict, police reform, community, EU-financed project, information technology, communication technology
Global environmental governance as a tool for poverty alleviation in developing countries Kristin Rosendal Fridtjof Nansens Institutt (FTI) China global governance, environment, climate change, poverty alleviation, developing countries, China in Africa, UN, SDG
Managing mercury through multilevel governance: Norway and China (MERCHINOR) Gørild Merethe Heggelund Fridtjof Nansens Institutt (FTI) China global governance, mercury, multilevel, Norway-China, climate, environment, emissions, UN, UNEP, Minamata Convention
Capacity to Govern Climate Mitigation in China and Russia (CAPGOV) Anna Korppoo Fridtjof Nansens Institutt (FTI) China global governance, climate change, mitigation, international relations, emissions, policy, institutional dynamics
Living conditions for development in Western China Huafeng Zhang Fafo China CASTED, SDG, development, living conditions, global governance, socio-economic development, poverty alleviation, social security, innovation, climate change mitigation
Kinas nasjonale innsats for å oppnå bærekraftsmålene Mona Christophersen Fafo China Agenda 2030, UN, SDG, innovation, development strategy, policy, reform, Utenriksdepartementet
Socio-economic Impact of Afghan Refugees on Pakistan Tewodros Aragie Kebede Fafo Afghanistan, Pakistan socio-economic impact, refugees, macroeconomics, microeconomics, social environment, BMZ, SAFRON, CCAR, NMBU, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Autoritær inklusjon? Moderne autoritære regime sine politiske verdimønster og inklusjonsformlar Anna Lisa Ahlers,
Rebekka Åsnes Sagild
Universitetet i Oslo China political inclusion, authoritarian regimes, value patterns, inclusion formulas, comparative research, political science, sociology,
Sacred heritage: Secularisation, sacralisation, and the production of heritage in contemporary Japan Marcus Jacobus Teeuwen Universitetet i Oslo Japan sacred heritage, secularisation, sacralisation, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, religion, contemporary Japan
Indian Cosmopolitan Alternatives Kathinka Frøystad Universitetet i Oslo India cosmopolitan alternatives, religion, religious plurality, ritual intersection, the Regulation of Religious Offense, Sikhism, Christianity, Hinduism
Brokering China’s Extraversion: An Ethnographic Analysis of Transnational Arbitration Heidi Østbø Haugen Universitetet i Oslo China BROKEX, European Research Council, international relations, extraversion, global integration, Pearl River Delta, China-Africa
Melting Glaciers, Sacred Landscapes and Mobile Technologies in a Changing Climate Hanna Havnevik Universitetet i Oslo Bhutan, Nepal glaciers, sacred landscapes, mobile technologies, climate change, infrastructure, flooding, Himalayas, glacial lake outburst floods
CRISEA - Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia Kristian Stokke Universitetet i Oslo Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam (ASEAN nations) regional integrations, Southeast Asia, ASEAN, academic exchange, European Research Area, migration, international relations, social sciences
Stateless in the Borderlands of Kyrgyzstan Elina Troscenko  Universitetet i Bergen Kyrgyzstan border changes, citizenship, former Soviet territory, militarization, border control, statelessness
Technologies of Creating “Dark Others” (Chakht) in Tajikistan: A study of Self-Other Relationships in the Pamir Mountain region Mehmonsho Sharifov  Universitetet i Bergen Tajikistan self-other relationships, identity, Pamir Mountain region, Chakht, former Soviet territory, conflicting narratives,
Women’s challenges and coping strategies in families in Tajikistan Fatemeh Nejati Universitetet i Bergen Tajikistan labor migration, former Soviet territory, border politics, gender equality, women's challenges, family structure