Mark Naftalin


Mark Naftalin
Mark Naftalin left PRIO in 2013. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Mark Naftalin is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

Borderlands and rebel groups
Wartime migration
Transitional contexts




Work Experience:

2009-2013  PRIO

2008  The Carter Center, Nepal and Ghana

2006-2008  The Mines Advisory Group (MAG), Angola

2006  The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Republic of Macedonia

2004-2005  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Austria and Rwanda


2010  MA in Conflict, Security and Development, Department of War Studies, King's College London

2008  Courses at the European University Institute (Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law)

2006  Courses at the University of Oslo (Peace Research)

2004  MA in Political Science, University of Edinburgh


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

All Publications

Popular Article

Harpviken, Kristian Berg & Mark Naftalin (2012) Conflating Spaces: Syrian Rebels and Refugees in South Turkey, ISN Security Watch, 18 September.

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