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.

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CPS at the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo

Also this year, our director Christine Smith-Simonsen and Thembinkosi, one of our lucky MPCT students, attended the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo. Here are his reflections:

11.12.18

What's Science got to do with Peace?

Last week, Julie Strømsvold from our communication department visited us to hear how researchers and students at our centre view the connection between 'science' and 'peace'. Here is what she found out about our "little mini-campus on campus".

12.11.18

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

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International winter school in Karelia, Russia: Norwegian and Russian students study peace together

The 5th international school in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia is over. We spent 5 days in Petrozavodsk and 1 day in St.Petersburg at the end of November,18. Main impressions and conclusions are collected in this news arcticle.


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CPS at the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo

Also this year, our director Christine Smith-Simonsen and Thembinkosi, one of our lucky MPCT students, attended the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo. Here are his reflections:


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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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