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University of Tromsø (UiT)
Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning

 Contact details
Contact personDr Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv
Associate Professor 
StreetKapteinveien 22 
Address 9014 - Tromsø (Norway) 
Phone+47 94842610 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)51-250 
Organisation TypeResearch Organisation 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Political science

 Brief description of your activity focus
security studies, civil-miitary relations, gender, international relations theory

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv specializes in Security theory and politics (including gender and security), Civil-Military Relations, and International Relations Theory. Hoogensen Gjørv is currently completing the CREN (CIMIC Requirements and Education in Norway). Hoogensen Gjørv has instructed at a NATO CIMIC course (with the NATO CIMIC Centre of Excellence - CCOE), been an advisor to the CCOE gender working group, as well as been consulted regarding revisions on new NATO doctrine (AJP 9). She has served as an observer as well as participant on a number of project boards at FFI – Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, including participation on the Norwegian delegation to MNE (Multinational Experiment) 6, a project led by the American JFCOM (Joint Forces Command), with a focus on cultural awareness. She has cooperated with FFI and NUPI (Norwegian Institute for International Affairs) in leading and participating in seminars and conferences on the topic of civil-military cooperation.
Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv is additionally the International Principle Investigator and lead in the International Polar Year Project “GAPS” which examines multiple understandings of security in the Arctic region, particularly in Norway, Canada and Russia, cooperating with such institutions such as the Norwegian Polar Institute, the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ural Division), York University (Canada) and University of Cambridge (UK).
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Interactions & interdependences between world regions
» Conflicts, peace and human rights

 International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
I have applied to the SSH program once before, managing to get on to the waiting list (unfortunately came no
further). I have established considerable contacts (but am open to more, perhaps different variation)
throughout Europe and Canada and the USA towards a project that examines the challenges of civil-military
operations, which Europe is engaged in. For this call the relevance of the human rights topic is significant,
particularly where it states under the call 8.4.2-1: It could assess the conditions under which state and non-
state actors may be among the perpetrators of human rights violations or, on the other hand, offer protection
of human rights. The relationship between the protection of human rights, humanitarian law and assistance
should also be examined. I have applied as coordinator in my previous application. Otherwise I have other
international research experience being the principle investigator/leader of an International Polar Year
project that included 3 main participating countries (Norway, Canada and Russia) and has gone for 5 years.

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