Trine Eide


PhD Candidate, Department of Social Sciences, The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Research interests
Power and identity politics in relation to violence (physical, structural, symbolic), transitional justice (international, national and local litigation, truth commissions and memorials), development (international aid, LOs and NGOs), human rights and indigenous rights.

Biographical data
Masters degree in social anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway (2005-2007)
Bachelors degree in social anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway (2002-2005)

Fieldwork experience:
Rwanda 2006 (data collection-masters)
Zambia 2008 (data collection comissioned DANIDA evaluation)
Rwanda 2010 (data collection-PhD)

Research projects
PhD prosjekt: ‘paths of peace: civic nationalism, transitional justice and agricultural reform in Rwanda’  Insitutt for arkeologi og sosialantropologi, UiT (2009-)

Comperative Idigeneity (KURF): interdisciplinary group of scholars based in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education at the University of Tromsø (2010-)

African Articulations of Indigenous Issues:  dep. of archeology social antropologi, uit (2009-)

Indigeneity in sub-Saharan Africa: KURF subworking group, dep. of archeology and social anthropology, uit  (2011-)

A way out of violent conflict? The impact of transitional justice mechanisms on peacebuilding, Chr. Michelsens Insitute, (2010-2010)


A Way Out of Violent Conflict? The Impact of Transitional Justice Mechanisms on Peacebuilding
2010 - 2010