Niels Nagelhus Schia

Anthropologist, Research Fellow and PhD candidate, NUPI

Niels Nagelhus Schia specialises in the organisational culture within international organisations and peace building. He has previously worked as a visiting researcher at the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations at the UN headquarters in New York, and has published extensively on peace building in Africa.

Schia is a currently working on a doctoral dissertation at the Department of Anthropology, University of Oslo. His PhD dissertation is titled: “Anthropology of peacebuilding; power, knowledge and complexity”. Schia is also a Fullbright scholar at the New School for Social Research (NSSR).

Selected publications:

Schia, Niels Nagelhus, Benjamin de Carvalho (2013) ‘Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and the Rule of Law in Liberia’, In Benjamin de Carvalho and Ole Jacob Sending (eds.) The Protection of Civilians in UN Peacekeeping: Concept, Implementation and Practice. Baden-Baden,Nomos.

Schia, Niels Nagelhus (2013) ‘Being Part of the Parade – “Going Native” in the United Nations Security Council’, Political and Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR) 36 (1). Chicago,Wiley-Blackwell.s. 138-156.

Schia, Niels Nagelhus, Benjamin de Carvalho (2011) ‘Protection from Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Liberia: A Role for Traditional Justice?’, Conflict Trends 1, ACCORD, pp. 38-42.

Schia, Niels Nagelhus, Benjamin de Carvalho (2011). Protection from Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Liberia: A Role for Traditional Justice?,  in Conflict Trends 1.ACCORD.s. 38-42.

de Carvalho, Benjamin, Niels Nagelhus Schia (2011) ‘Sexual and gender-based violence in Liberia and the case for a comprehensive approach to the rule of law’,  Journal of International Relations and Development 14 (1).

Website:

http://www.nupi.no/Virksomheten/Avdelinger/Avdeling-for-sikkerhet-og-konflikthaandtering/Niels-Nagelhus-Schia