PRIO Network

Urbanizing India (URBIN)
News - 06. March 2013

Urbanizing India (URBIN)

New research project

A new three-year research project on urban security in India was initiated on 1 March, funded by the Research Council of Norway’s INDNOR program. It involves PRIO researchers Halvard Buhaug (project leader), Kristian Hoelscher, Jason Miklian, and Gerdis Wischnath, as well as researchers from the New Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation. URBIN will study the interaction between three related social challenges in India: (1) managing an inclusive and peaceful transition from rural to urban society; (2) ensuring sustained social and economic inclusion; and (3) tackling environmental change. The project is explicitly multi-disciplinary and will combine quantitative analysis with qualitative fieldwork-based research. URBIN is a collaborative project between PRIO and Observer Research Foundation, lasting from March 2013 through December 2015.

 

More news


23 Apr 2014 Introduction to the Research School on Peace and Conflict
11 Apr 2014 Vacancy at PRIO: Senior Researcher in Peace and Conflict
08 Apr 2014 New PRIO Policy Brief on killer robots
07 Apr 2014 Scott Gates receives the 2014 Herbert Simon Award
04 Apr 2014 PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 1-2014)
31 Mar 2014 SOURCE Website Launched
27 Mar 2014 Erica Chenoweth Receives Karl Deutsch Award
26 Mar 2014 New Blog Monitoring the Situation in South Sudan
24 Mar 2014 Egypt: Silence Implies Consent
24 Mar 2014 Youth and Protest
24 Mar 2014 Brazil's Rise to the Global Stage: Humanitarianism, Peacekeeping and the Quest for Great Powerhood
24 Mar 2014 Celebrating JPR at 50
14 Mar 2014 Award to Carl Henrik Knutsen for Research on Democracy and Economic Growth
11 Mar 2014 Call for Applications: PhD Course on the Dynamics of Civil War