Locations

Middle East

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People

Bruno Oliveira Martins

Bruno Oliveira Martins

Senior Researcher

Håvard Mokleiv Nygård

Håvard Mokleiv Nygård

Research Director

Hilde Henriksen Waage

Hilde Henriksen Waage

Research Professor

Jacob Høigilt

Jacob Høigilt

Research Professor

Jørgen Jensehaugen

Jørgen Jensehaugen

Senior Researcher

Kjetil Selvik

Kjetil Selvik

Senior Researcher

Kristian Berg Harpviken

Kristian Berg Harpviken

Research Professor

Kristian Takvam Kindt

Kristian Takvam Kindt

Guest Researcher

Marte Heian-Engdal

Marte Heian-Engdal

Senior Researcher

Stian Johansen Tiller

Stian Johansen Tiller

Master's Student

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Høigilt, Jacob (2017) Å balansere på en knivsegg: Mot sosialt sammenbrudd blant unge palestinere i Øst-Jerusalem [Balancing on a knife edge: Towards social breakdown among young Palestinians in East Jerusalem], Babylon - nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier 15(1): 50–59.
Høigilt, Jacob (2017) Egyptian Comics and the Challenge to Patriarchal Authoritarianism, International Journal of Middle East Studies 49(1): 111–131.
(2016) Writing Change: Diglossia and Popular Writing Practices in Egypt, Arabica 63: 324–376.
(2015) Fatah from Below: The Clash of Generations in Palestine, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 43(4): 456–471.
(2015) Russia as Opportunist or Spoiler in the Middle East?, The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs 50(2): 8–21.
(2013) ‘Finishing the Enterprise’: Israel's Admission to the United Nations, International History Review 35(3): 465–485.
(2013) Islamism and Education: The Nature and Aims of Islamic Schools in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Middle East Critique 22(1): 63–76.
Kverme, Kai & Jacob Høigilt (2012) Elsker, elsker ikke… Libanon, Palestina og Syria [Loves me, loves me not... Lebanon, Palestine and Syria], Internasjonal politikk 70(4): 520–528.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen; Marte Heian-Engdal & Hilde Henriksen Waage (2012) Securing the State: From Zionist Ideology to Israeli Statehood, Diplomacy & Statecraft 23(2): 280–303.
Jensehaugen, Jørgen & Hilde Henriksen Waage (2012) Coercive Diplomacy: Israel, Transjordan and the UN—a Triangular Drama Revisited, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 39(1): 79–100.
Tiller, Stian Johansen & Hilde Henriksen Waage (2011) Powerful State, Powerless Mediator: The United States and the Peace Efforts of the Palestine Conciliation Commission, 1949–51, International History Review 33(3): 501–524.
Waage, Hilde Henriksen (2011) The Winner Takes All: The 1949 Island of Rhodes Armistice Negotiations Revisited, Middle East Journal 65(2): 279–304.
(2009) Trekantdramaet mellom Israel, Iran og Hezbollah [The Israel - Iran - Hezbollah Threesome], Babylon 7(2): 66–87.

Monograph

Harpviken, Kristian Berg & Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (2016) A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapter

Harpviken, Kristian Berg (2015) Heart or Periphery? Afghanistan's Complex Neighbourhood Relations, in Gates, Scott; & Kaushik Roy, eds, War and State-Building in Afghanistan: Historical and Modern Perspectives. London: Bloomsbury (245–279).

Popular Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2019) Russia finds few fruits to harvest in the scramble for eastern Syria, Order from Chaos, 18 October.
Baev, Pavel K. (2019) Putin's indifference to Turkish offensive in Syria, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 14 October.
Tziarras, Zenonas (2019) Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go?, Turkey Institute, 16 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Iranian deal leaves Russia in deeper isolation, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 6 April.

PRIO Policy Brief

Ioannou, Ioannis Sotirios & Zenonas Tziarras (2020) Turning the Tide in Libya: Rival Administrations in a New Round of Conflict, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 1. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Paper

Harpviken, Kristian Berg & Sultan Barakat (2018) Comparing Qatari and Norwegian Models of Small State Conflict Mediation, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Book Review

(2014) Review of Dispatches from the Arab Spring. Understanding the New Middle East, in Journal of Islamic Studies 25(2): 373–375.