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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Critical Interdisciplinary Conference on Studying Peace form Below

Where: Centre for Peace Studies, Lower pavillion
When: 05.09.19 09:15

Open Keynote Lecture: "Bottom-up Peace: The Extraordinary Power of so-called Ordinary People”

Where: Nedre Lysthus Auditorium, Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
When: 05.09.19 16:00

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Latest news

New article "Gender identity and the subject of security"

New article by Professor Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, "Gender identity and the subject of security" has been included in Security Dialogue's 50th anniversary commemorative virtual special collection. This commemorative collection includes an introduction on the journal's history and 20 articles that represent significant innovations in subjects, methods, empirics, or theory.

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Trip to Narvik

It is already the fifth time students of the Centre for peace studies visit Narvik War museum and participate in the game «Mission Z: One Last Chance»

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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


Visit CPS:

Huginbakken 9, 9019 Tromsø



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