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PRIO CCC Seminar on Visual Conversations in and about War and Migration

PRIO CCC Seminar on Visual Conversations in and about War and Migration

Monday, 14 Oct 2019

​PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict (CCC) and the Goethe-Institut organized the fourth seminar in the series Art, Peace and Conflict: Conversations with Artists on 24 September. Filmmaker Taghreed Elsanhouri and anthropologist Kasia Grabska engaged in a conversation on ways in which film can be part of co-creation of knowledge in and about war and migration. Cindy Horst, co-director of the CCC, moderated the conversation. 

A sound recording of the seminar can be found on the seminar event page.

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PRIO Seeks University of Oslo Master's Students for Spring 2020

PRIO Seeks University of Oslo Master's Students for Spring 2020

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

​Since 2016, the University of Oslo (UiO) and PRIO have been engaged in a strategic partnership. As a vital part of this collaborative relationship, up to ten UiO master's students each year are offered a place within the vibrant, international and interdisciplinary research environment on peace and conflict at PRIO. Students from any and all UiO faculties and departments are welcome to apply. Students based at Dept. of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH ), Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS ), and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR ) with which PRIO has active collaboration agreements, are especially encouraged to apply.

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Gunter Demning Receives Prisoners' Testament Award

Gunter Demning Receives Prisoners' Testament Award

Monday, 17 Jun 2019

This year, the prize was awarded to Gunter Demning for his art project 'Stolpersteine' [Stumbling blocks], commemorating victims of national socialism in Europe 1933-1945.

​The Prisoners' Testament Award [Fangenes testamente] is awarded annually by Aktive Fredsreiser [Travel for Peace] in collaboration with PRIO.

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Call for Applications: UiO-PRIO Student Programme

Call for Applications: UiO-PRIO Student Programme

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

​Since 2016, the University of Oslo (UiO) and PRIO have been engaged in a strategic partnership. As a vital part of this collaborative relationship, up to ten UiO master's students each year are offered a place within the vibrant, international and interdisciplinary research environment on peace and conflict at PRIO. Students from any and all UiO faculties and departments are welcome to apply. 

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CCC Seminar with Iffit Qureshi and Marta Bivand Erdal

CCC Seminar with Iffit Qureshi and Marta Bivand Erdal

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019

​PRIO Centre on Culture and Violent Conflict (CCC) organized the second seminar in the series Art, Peace and Conflict: Conversations with Artists on 20 March. Photographer Iffit Qureshi and PRIO researcher Marta Bivand Erdal engaged in a conversation on how art and research can contribute to creating more inclusive societies and shared reflections about what inspires them to do work exploring diversity and nationhood. Cindy Horst moderated the conversation. Iffit Qureshi also presented her photography project Humans of Oslo. 

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