Nils Petter Gleditsch

Research Professor

Nils Petter Gleditsch
Email: nilspg@prio.org
Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 21
Mobile phone: (+47) 906 05 639

Research Interests

The decline of war
Environmental conflict
 

Background

​​​Languages spoken:

Norwegian, English (German, French)   


Events

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Publications

The following publications are specific to the Centre for the Study of Civil War. A more complete list may be available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Thomas Bernauer (2012) New Event Data in Conflict Research, International Interactions 38(4): 375–381.
Wischnath, Gerdis; Halvard Buhaug; Theresa Tribaldos; Thomas Bernauer; Nils Petter Gleditsch; Eivind Berg Weibust & Tobias Böhmelt (2012) Water-Related Intrastate Conflict and Cooperation (WARICC): A New Event Dataset, International Interactions 38(4): 529–545.
Rød, Jan Ketil; Marit Brochmann & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2012) International Borders and Conflict Revisited, Conflict Management and Peace Science 29(2): 170–194.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2012) Whither the Weather? Climate Change and Conflict, Journal of Peace Research 49(1): 3–9.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Gerald Schneider & Sabine C. Carey (2011) Forecasting in International Relations: One Quest, Three Approaches, Conflict Management and Peace Science 28(1): 5–14.
Theisen, Ole Magnus; Henrik Urdal; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2010) Klimakriger? En vurdering av det faglige grunnlaget [Climate Wars? An Assessment of the Scientific Foundation], Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift 26(4): 297–320.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Ragnhild Nordås (2009) Climate Change and Conflict: A Critical Overview, Die Friedens-Warte 84(2): 11–28.
Larsen, Wenche; Siri Aas Rustad; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Jan Ketil Rød (2008) Foliage and Fighting: Forest Resources and the Onset, Duration, and Location of Civil War, Political Geography 27(7): 761–782.
de Soysa, Indra; Helga Malmin Binningsbø & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2007) Green Giant or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict, 1961–99, Population and Environment 28(6): 337–353.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Ragnhild Nordås (2007) Climate Change and Conflict, Political Geography 26(6): 627–638.
Owen, Taylor; Kathryn Furlong; Bethany Ann Lacina; Håvard Hegre & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2006) Conflicts over Shared Rivers: Resource Wars or Fuzzy Boundaries?, Political Geography 25(4): 361–382.
Furlong, Kathryn; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Håvard Hegre (2006) Geographic Opportunity and Neomalthusian Willingness: Boundaries, Shared Rivers, and Conflict, International Interactions 32(1): 79–108.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Päivi Lujala & Elisabeth Gilmore (2005) A Diamond Curse? Civil War and a Lootable Resource, Journal of Conflict Resolution 49(4): 538–562.
Gilmore, Elisabeth; Nils Petter Gleditsch; Jan Ketil Rød & Päivi Lujala (2005) Conflict Diamonds: A New Dataset, Conflict Management and Peace Science 22(3): 257–292.
Sørli, Mirjam E.; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Håvard Strand (2005) Why Is There So Much Conflict in the Middle East?, Journal of Conflict Resolution 49(1): 141–165.
Furlong, Kathryn & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2003) The Boundary Dataset, Conflict Management and Peace Science 20(1): 93–117.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (1998) Armed Conflict and the Environment: A Critique of the Literature, Journal of Peace Research 35(3): 381–400.

Book Chapter

Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Halvard Buhaug (2011) Årsaker til krig [Causes of War], in Anarki, makt og normer: Innføring i internasjonal politikk. Oslo: Abstrakt forlag (167–190).
Theisen, Ole Magnus; Halvard Buhaug & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2010) Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict, in The Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability in a Warming World. Washington: World Bank (75–101).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2010) Introductory Essay, in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace. Oxford: .
Theisen, Ole Magnus & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2010) Resources, the Environment and Conflict, in The Routledge Handbook of Security Studies. New York, NY: Routledge (221–232).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Håvard Hegre & Håvard Strand (2009) Democracy and Civil War, in Handbook of War Studies III. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press (155–192).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Peace and Democracy, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. San Diego, CA: Elsevier (1430–1437).
Hegre, Håvard & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) Paqja dhe demokracia [Peace and Democracy], in Bjørn Erik Rasch, ed., Demokracia – kushtet dhe pasojat. Prishtina: (279–301).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Armed Conflict and the Environment, in International Environmental Politics (Volume IV). London: (273–258).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2007) Environmental Change, Security, and Conflict, in Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World. Washington, DC: (177–195).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Bethany Ann Lacina (2006) Monitoring Trends in Global Combat: A New Dataset of Battle Deaths, in Urdal, Henrik; Helge Brunborg; & Ewa Tabeau, eds, The Demography of Armed Conflict. Berlin: Springer (145–165).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Halvard Buhaug (2006) The Death of Distance? The Globalization of Armed Conflict, in Territoriality and Conflict in an Era of Globalization. New York: Cambridge University Press (187–216).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2006) Mot et utvidet sikkerhetsbegrep? [Toward an Extended Concept of Security?], in Normer og makt: Innføring i internasjonal politikk. Oslo: (95–114).
Hegre, Håvard; Nils Petter Gleditsch; Scott Gates & Tanja Ellingsen (2005) Towards a Democratic Civil Peace, in War. Library of International Relations. London: (165–193).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2005) Resources, the Environment and Conflict, in Proceedings of the International Conference on ‘Environment, Peace, and the Dialogue of Civilizations and Cultures’ Tehran, 9–10 May. Teheran: (135–153).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Håvard Hegre (2004) En globalisert verden – økt kaos eller varig fred? [A Globalized World – Increased Chaos or Lasting Peace?], in Åpen verden. Et forsvar for globaliseringen. Oslo: (250–263).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Håvard Hegre (2004) Fred og demokrati [Peace and Democracy], in Demokrati – vilkår og virkninger. Oslo & Bergen: (293–322).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2004) Peace Research and International Relations in Scandinavia: From Enduring Rivalry to Stable Peace?, in Copenhagen Peace Research: Conceptual Innovation and Contemporary Security Analysis. Essays in Honour of Håkan Wiberg. London: (15–26).
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2004) Mot et utvidet sikkerhetsbegrep [Towards an Extended Concept of Security], in Normer og Makt. .

Edited Volume

Schneider, Gerald; Katherine Barbieri; & Nils Petter Gleditsch, eds, (2003) Globalization and Armed Conflict. Lanham, MD.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2012) Open Access in International Relations: A Symposium, International Studies Perspectives 13(3): 211–215.
Carey, Sabine C.; Gerald Schneider & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2011) Forecasting in International Relations: One Quest, Three Approaches, Conflict Management and Peace Science 28(1): 5–14.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Henrik Urdal (2010) Grønn fred? Nobelkomiteens miljøpriser [Green Peace? The Environmental Prizes of the Nobel Committee], Internasjonal Politikk 68(4): 617–627.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Gerald Schneider (2010) The Capitalist Peace: The Origins and Prospects of a Liberal Idea, International Interactions 36(2): 107–114.
Carey, Sabine C.; Gerald Schneider & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2010) Exploring the Past, Anticipating the Future: A Symposium, International Studies Review 12(1): 1–7.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Henrik Urdal (2009) Svar til Neumann [Reply to Neumann], Internasjonal Politikk 67(2): 309–.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) The Liberal Moment Fifteen Years On, International Studies Quarterly 52(4): 691–712.
Urdal, Henrik & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) Om topptidsskrifter i internasjonal politikk [On Top Journals in International Relations], Internasjonal Politikk 66(4): 699–702.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2007) Incentives to Publish, European Political Science 6(2): 185–191.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2007) 'Changements environnementaux, sécurité et conflits', Les Cahiers de la Securité 63(4): 121–156.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Mirjam E. Sørli & Håvard Strand (2005) Hva er det med Midtøsten? [What is it about the Middle East], Babylon 3(2): 10–15.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2005) Enda høyere? [Even Higher?], Forskningspolitikk 28(2): 21–.

Popular Article

Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2010) Klima og politisk uro [Climate and Political Unrest], Aftenposten, 21 July.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2009) Mappene våre [Our Files], Rettferd og politikk. Festskrift til Hilde Bojer, 18 December.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2009) Krenkende kritikk [Injurious Criticism], Dagbladet, 27 November.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2009) Fra opprørere til statsstøtter? [From Rebels to Pillars of the State?], Dagbladet, 20 November.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Til fest [The Festchrift], Forskningspolitikk, 16 December.
Holtsmark, Bjart & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2008) På stadig tynnere is [On Ever Thinner Ice], Aftenposten, 2 November.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Doktorgraden [The Doctoral Degree], Forskningspolitikk, 20 October.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Forskerne mangler dokumentasjon [The Scholars Lack Documentation], Aftenposten, 2 October.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Hva hviler de på? [On What Do They Rest?], Aftenposten, 18 September.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Klima, klima, klima [Climate, Climate, Climate], Forskningspolitikk, 16 June.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Erich Weedes regel [Erich Weede's Rule], Forskningspolitikk, 1 March.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2008) Klimandringer og sikkerhet, FN-magasinet, 19 February.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2006) Slett ingen fred i verden [A Peaceful World?], Aftenposten, 26 October.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2004) Kritikeren som ikke forsvant, Stavanger Aftenblad, 27 November.
Urdal, Henrik & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2004) Roots of Conflict: Don't Blame Environmental Decay for the Next War, International Herald Tribune, 22 November.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Henrik Urdal (2004) Fredspris for treplanting? [Peace Prize for Tree Planting?], Aftenposten, 17 October.

Conference Paper

Falch, Åshild; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2010) The Bottom Billion and Climate ChangeNew Orleans, LA, 17–20 February.
Nordås, Ragnhild & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2009) IPCC and the Climate-Conflict NexusNew York, NY, 15 February.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2009) Updating the Battle Deaths DatasetMarrakech, 27 September.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Ole Magnus Theisen (2008) Climate Change, the Environment, and Armed ConflictSan Francisco, CA, 26–29 March.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2007) The Decline of War – Will it Continue?, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
Hegre, Håvard; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Håvard Strand (2007) Democracy and Civil War, presented at Statsvitenskaplig Fagkonferanse, Trondheim, 3–5 January.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Lene Siljeholm Christiansen & Håvard Hegre (2007) Democratic Jihad? Military Intervention and Democracy, presented at Post-Conflict Transitions Conference, World Bank, Washington, DC, 30 April–1 May.
Rustad, Siri Aas; Jan Ketil Rød; Wenche Larsen & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2007) Foilage and Fighting: Forest resources and the onset, duration and location of civil warPalma, Mallorca, December.
Binningsbø, Helga Malmin; Indra de Soysa & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2006) Green Giant, or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict, 1961–99, presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Diego, 22–25 March.
Russett, Bruce M.; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Bethany Ann Lacina (2005) The Declining Risk of Death in Battle, presented at the 46th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Honolulu, HI, 1–5 March.
de Soysa, Indra; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Helga Malmin Binningsbø (2005) Green Giant or Straw Man? Environmental Pressure and Civil Conflict 1961–99, presented at 101st Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association and the Third General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Budapest, 8–10 September.
Russett, Bruce M.; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Bethany Ann Lacina (2005) The Declining Risk of Death in Battle, presented at The Third General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Budapest, 8–10 September.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter (2004) The Death of Distance? The Globalization of Armed Conflict, presented at a conference on Globalization, Territoriality, and Conflict, La Jolla, 16–18 January.
Hegre, Håvard; Lene Siljeholm Christiansen & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2004) Democratic Jihad? Military Intervention and Democracy, presented at 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal, 17–20 March.
Owen, Taylor; Nils Petter Gleditsch; Kathryn Furlong & Bethany Ann Lacina (2004) Conflicts over Shared Rivers: Resource Wars or Fuzzy Boundaries?, presented at 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal, 17–20 March.
Hegre, Håvard; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Lene Siljeholm Christiansen (2004) Democratic Jihad? Military Intervention and Democracy, presented at Joint Sessions of Workshops, Uppsala, 13–18 April.
Owen, Taylor; Kathryn Furlong; Bethany Ann Lacina & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2004) Conflicts over Shared Rivers: Resource Wars or Fuzzy Boundaries?, presented at 45th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montreal, 17–20 March.
Christiansen, Lene Siljeholm; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Håvard Hegre (2004) Democratic Jihad? Military Intervention and Democratic, presented at Workshop on 'Democratic Institutions and Processes and Civil War', Bellagio, Italy, 7–9 June.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Kathryn Furlong (2003) Geographic Opportunity and Neomalthusian Willingness: Shared Rivers, Boundary Length, and Conflict, presented at 44th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), Portland, OR, 1 March.
Lujala, Päivi; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Elisabeth Gilmore (2003) A Diamond Curse? Civil War and a Lootable Resource, presented at Workshop on Natural Resources and War, Montreal, 14 September.

Report - Other

Buhaug, Halvard; Nils Petter Gleditsch; & Ole Magnus Theisen (2008) Implications of Climate Change for Armed Conflict, Social Dimensions of Climate Change Workshop. Washington, DC.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Håvard Hegre; & Scott Gates (2004) Towards a Global Civil Peace, background note to the United Nations Foundation. .

Report - External Series

Hegre, Håvard; Lene Siljeholm Christiansen; & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2007) Democratic Jihad? Military Intervention and Democracy, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, 4242. .

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