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

Henrik Hiim

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

China, India, North Korea, Pakistan

Asia, nuclear weapons, strategic stability, security

Creating a political and social climate for climate change

Päivi Lujala

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)

Bangladesh

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, 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, 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, disarmament
EducAid: Improving Education for Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar Living in Bangladesh Gudrun Østby Peace Research Institute (PRIO) Bangladesh, Myanmar Rohingya, refugees, education, EducAid, forced displacement
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
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
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, gender roles, empowerment, comparative analysis, security processes
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

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) China, India, North Korea, Pakistan  technology, nuclear disarmament, strategic stability, weapons agenda, international relations
Kina og FNs bærekraftsmål (CHINSDG) Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) China  SDG, UN, policy, sustainability agenda, international treaty
Global handelspolitikk ved en skillevei (UD trade policy seminars) Arne Melchior Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) China trade policy, development, reform, protectionism, trade war
Nettverk for forskning på fredsoperasjoners effektivitet (EPON) Cedric H. de Coning Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Global reach, network in India and  Indonesia EPON, UN, peace operations, international network, NORGLOBAL
Norsk-kinesisk symposium for forskning innen samfunnsvitenskap, humaniora og juss (NOKINSYMP) Ulf Sverdrup Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) China Norway-China, roundtable, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Great Powers and Arctic Politics (GPARC) Elana Wilson Rowe Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) China Arctic, maritime politics, international relations, great powers, policy
Evaluating Power Political Repertoires (EPOS) Ole Jacob Sending Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Not specified power politics, economics, military, globalisation, communication technology
Legal Regimes and Women's Economic Agency (WomEcon) Francesca R. Jensenius Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Not specified gender equality, legal regimes, women's agency, economics, governance
Community-based policing and post-conflict police reform (ICT4COP) Kari M. Osland Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Afghanistan, Pakistan policing, peace and conflict, police reform, community, information technology
Global environmental governance as a tool for poverty alleviation in developing countries Kristin Rosendal Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) China global governance, climate change, poverty alleviation China in Africa, UN, SDG
Managing mercury through multilevel governance: Norway and China (MERCHINOR) Gørild Merethe Heggelund Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) China global governance, multilevel, Norway-China, climate, environment
Capacity to Govern Climate Mitigation in China and Russia (CAPGOV) Anna Korppoo Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) China global governance, climate change, mitigation, international relations, emissions
Living conditions for development in Western China Huafeng Zhang Fafo China SDG, global governance, poverty alleviation, social security, climate change mitigation
Kinas nasjonale innsats for å oppnå bærekraftsmålene Mona Christophersen Fafo China Agenda 2030, UN, SDG, innovation, development strategy
Socio-economic Impact of Afghan Refugees on Pakistan Tewodros Aragie Kebede Fafo Afghanistan, Pakistan socio-economic impact, refugees, macroeconomics, microeconomics, social environment
Autoritær inklusjon? Moderne autoritære regime sine politiske verdimønster og inklusjonsformlar Anna Lisa Ahlers,
Rebekka Åsnes Sagild
Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo China political inclusion, authoritarian regimes, value patterns, inclusion formulas, comparative research
Sacred heritage: Secularisation, sacralisation, and the production of heritage in contemporary Japan Marcus Jacobus Teeuwen Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo Japan sacred heritage, secularisation, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, religion, contemporary Japan
Indian Cosmopolitan Alternatives Kathinka Frøystad Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo India religious plurality, ritual intersection, Sikhism, Christianity, Hinduism
Brokering China’s Extraversion: An Ethnographic Analysis of Transnational Arbitration Heidi Østbø Haugen Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo China BROKEX, international relations, extraversion, global integration, Pearl River Delta
Melting Glaciers, Sacred Landscapes and Mobile Technologies in a Changing Climate Hanna Havnevik Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo Bhutan, Nepal glaciers, sacred landscapes, mobile technologies, climate change, infrastructure
CRISEA - Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia Kristian Stokke Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam (ASEAN nations) regional integrations, ASEAN, academic exchange, migration, international relations
Asia and Arctic Tourism in a Changing Arctic Young-Sook Lee Arctic University of Norway (UiT) China, South Korea Asian consumption, cultural philosophies, sustainable arctic, sustainable Asia
Japan Foreign Policy Repertoires Wrenn Yennie Lindgren Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Japan, China, Myanmar foreign policy, identity, security, diplomacy, discourse
Russian-Chinese relations in the Global Arctic: toward Arctic governance or national egoism? Mariia Kobzeva Arctic University of Norway (UiT) Norway, Russia, China Sino-Russian relations, Arctic politics, global arctic, arctic governance, China
The Green Leap Forward: The Creation of Environmental Citizenship in Chinese High Schools Henrik Nykvist MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society China China, education, environmental citizenship
Building peace along the Belt and Road? Chinese security assistance to Myanmar and The Philippines Øystein H. Rolandsen Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) China, Myanmar, the Philippines BRI, Belt and Road, Security assistance, regional politics
Technology as a Driver of Maritime Conflict and Environmental Insecurity in East Asia and Possible Solutions Paul Midford NTNU Japan Program, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Japan, China, ASEAN, Norway, Korea UNCLOS, seabed mining, fisheries, security
Power to the People: Energopolitics in a Nepali town Mikkel Vindegg Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Nepal Energy, Nepal, State, Infrastructure, Development
Whales of Power: Aquatic Mammals, Devotional Practices, and Environmental Change in Maritime East Asia Aike Rots Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, New Zealand, USA Marine mammals, rituals, maritime gods, environment, indigenous peoples
INDGREEN: Indias ambition and possibilities for becoming a global green leader Solveig Aamodt CICERO center for international climate research India Climate change, governance, Paris agreement