Kristian Berg Harpviken


Email: kristian@prio.no


Kristian Berg Harpviken is a senior researcher and a deputy director at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO). He is a sociologist from the University of Oslo. His doctoral dissertation focuses on the micro-foundations of forced migration, applying a network perspective on the study of decision-making, impacts on the home community, and repatriation. He has also worked on civil society, transnationalism, political mobilization as well as a variety of issues related to post-war reconstruction and peacebuilding. Harpviken has published 16 academic articles and a number of reports and press commentaries, in addition to being widely used as a media commentator and as a lecturer. He is the leader of the working group on Transnational and International Facets of Civil War within PRIO's Centre for the Study of Civil War. For more information click here.