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Kristian Stokke

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Phone +47-22855242
Mobile phone +47-97014168
Fax +47-22855253
Room 349
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

Political geography with focus on democratization and conflict transformation in the Global South. Research on the role of civil society organizations and social movements in substantive democratization and peace. Empirical research focus on Burma/Myanmar, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and South Africa:

  • The role of civil society and political parties in substantive democratization in Burma/Myanmar
  • Ethnonationalism, democracy and conflict transformation in Sri Lanka
  • Power, democracy and conflict in Indonesia
  • Social inclusion, democratisation and peacebuilding in Nepal
  • Local social movements, social rights and substantial democratisation in South Africa

Courses Taught


  • Ph.D. i human geography from The Pennsylvania State University 1992
  • Associate Professor in geography at UiB 1992-1996
  • Employed at ISS UiO since 1997
  • Holds position as professor in human geography
Tags: Human Geography
Published Oct 14, 2010 12:46 PM - Last modified Apr 26, 2013 08:35 AM