Digital humanitarianism in a kinetic war: Taking stock of Ukraine

In this blog for Global Policy, Rodrigo Mena and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik examine the use of technology in Ukraine for humanitarian purposes.

Upcoming seminar: Refugee education reimagined

Join this seminar hosted by PRIO to examine refugee education, including how refugees are integrated into national education systems and future aspirations for refugee education.

How law shapes the inclusion and exclusion of refugees

The University of Bergen is hosting a seminar on Tuesday 26 April looking at how law shapes the inclusion and exclusion of refugees and other migrants in Canada and Norway.

PhD position in human geography

Applications are now open for a PhD position in human geography at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Applications close 24 May.

From spaces of containment to spaces of conversion

This NCHS paper examines Berlin’s modular housing projects (MUFs) for refugees and argues that this new form of refugee management holds refugees in a permanently marginal position.

The Taliban, international law and the rest of the world

With Afghanistan ‘facing a humanitarian catastrophe’, this PRIO blog discusses why the protection of the civilian population demands cooperation with the Taliban.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Norway

Earlier in March, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees visited Norway to participate in a panel discussion on how best respond to global displacement, co-hosted by the NCHS. 

The rise of the UAE on the humanitarian stage

This NCHS paper explores recent trends in the international humanitarian regime and the rise of the United Arab Emirates on the world humanitarian stage.

Collective protection as a short-term solution

Over two million people have fled Ukraine following the Russian invasion. This blog reflects on the use of collective protection as a short-term solution to the protection needs of refugees from the war in Ukraine.

Forced displacement from Ukraine

This blog for the Refugee Law Initiative surveys existing scholarship, history and refugee politics to offer initial reflections on forced displacement from Ukraine.