Welcome to Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Centre for Peace Studies


The Centre for Peace Studies (CPS), founded in 2002, emphasises interdisciplinary approaches to peace and conflict studies. It combines a High North perspective with a focus on comparative Global South issues in producing high-quality knowledge and competencies of theoretical and practical value. The centre’s activities revolve around the Master of Peace and Conflict Transformation programme (MPCT), Research and Outreach activities.

News
CPS director Christine Smith-Simonsen comments the Nobel Peace Price 2018 on Norwegian radio On Thursday and Friday, CPS director Christine Smith-Simonsen was invited to NRK Radio to discuss and evaluate the announcement of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
07.10.18

New security challenges- more comprenhensive responses? Complex security challenges, tensions between Russia and NATO, and a widening gap between key NATO allies under president Trump. Developments of the last couple of years have led to drastic changes in our security environment and are posing considerable challenges, not only to states and socities, but also to each and every individual.
28.09.18

New Batch of MPCT Students at the Centre for Peace Studies On Tuesday, the Centre for Peace Studies welcomed 24 new master students in Peace and Conflict Transformation. The students were selected from a total of more than 250 applicants and come from 14 different countries.
16.08.18

Hybrid Warfare and the Role Civilians Play In this blog post, Professor Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv is unpacking the role of civilians in hybrid warfare scenarios.
02.08.18

What's up

Activities:

"Asia on the Move" - 11th Annual Nordic NIAS Council Conference

Where: UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø
When: 05.11.18 08:00

PhD Course "Working with Asia on the move"

Where: Hurtigruten
When: 05.11.18 08:00


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Employees at Centre for Peace Studies (CPS):


Latest news

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CPS director Christine Smith-Simonsen comments the Nobel Peace Price 2018 on Norwegian radio On Thursday and Friday, CPS director Christine Smith-Simonsen was invited to NRK Radio to discuss and evaluate the announcement of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
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New security challenges- more comprenhensive responses? Complex security challenges, tensions between Russia and NATO, and a widening gap between key NATO allies under president Trump. Developments of the last couple of years have led to drastic changes in our security environment and are posing considerable challenges, not only to states and socities, but also to each and every individual.
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Contacts

Phone: (+47) 776 44744

Fax: (+47) 776 45 919

E-Mail: mail@peace.uit.no


Postal Address:

Centre for Peace Studies

University of Tromsø

N-9037 Tromsø

Norway


Visit CPS:

Huginbakken 9, 9019 Tromsø


Homepage:

www.peace.uit.no

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