Julie Marie Hansen

Doctoral Researcher

Research Interests

  • Gender, peace and security 
  • Sexual and gender-based violence
  • Digital technology
  • Social media
  • Myanmar

Background

Julie Marie Hansen is currently a Doctoral Researcher at PRIO and the University of Oslo. Her PhD project studies the role of social media in countering sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict settings, with a focus on Myanmar. 

Hansen is also the coordinator of PRIO's Media Research Group.

Work Experience

2018–ongoing: Doctoral Researcher, 'Social Media in Armed Conflict: The Case of Myanmar', PRIO & Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo

2017–2018: Junior Researcher and Centre Manager, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO

2015–2017: Research Assistant and Centre Coordinator, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO

2014: Research Assistant on project on gendered impacts of armed conflict and peacebuilding in Myanmar, Swisspeace

2014: Political Section Intern with a focus on international development policies, British Embassy Oslo

2011–2014: English Translator from the Scandinavian languages, freelance and in-house

Education

2016: MSc in International Development Studies, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

2011​: MA (Hons) in Social Policy and Scandinavian Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, University of Edinburgh​

Languages

English (native), Norwegian (fluent), French (basic)

Events

PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

Publications

The following publications are specific to the PRIO GPS Centre. A more complete list is available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update

Hansen, Julie Marie & Johanne Rokke Elvebakken (2019) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update - December 2019, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2019: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Gender Financing at the UN Peacebuilding Fund, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update - September 2017, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2017) PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update – December 2017, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2017: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2016) Gender and Inclusion in the Colombian Peace Process, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2016) DDR through a Gender Lens in Nepal and Myanmar, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2016) Integrating Gender into Foreign Policy, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2016) Women Engaging in Islamic Charity as ‘Development Agents’, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2016: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie & Jenny Lorentzen (2015) 15 Years of UNSC Resolution 1325, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny & Julie Marie Hansen (2015) PRIO Launches New Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Hansen, Julie Marie; Torunn L. Tryggestad & Jenny Lorentzen (2015) Women’s Legal Mobilisation in a Violent Context: Lessons from internally displaced women’s organisations in Colombia, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.
Lorentzen, Jenny; Julie Marie Hansen & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2015) Somali Women’s Civic Engagement: Past, Present and Future, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2015: PRIO.

GPS Policy Brief

Hansen, Julie Marie (2016) Women Building Peace after Forced Migration: The Case of the Myanmar Diaspora in Norway, GPS Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Skjelsbæk, Inger; Julie Marie Hansen & Jenny Lorentzen (2020) Hopes and misguided expectations: How policy documents frame gender in efforts at preventing terrorism and violent extremism, Politics, Religion & Ideology 21(4): 469–486.

Popular Article

Hansen, Julie Marie (2018) The Other Side of Facebook in Myanmar, PRIO Blogs, 12 November.
Hansen, Julie Marie; Kristin Lund; Laura Mitchell; Rita Sandberg; Elisabeth Slåttum; Torunn L. Tryggestad & Hilde Salvesen (2017) “No backsliding” on Women’s Inclusion in Peace Mediation, PRIO Blogs, 27 October.

Report - Other

Palmiano Federer, Julia; Julie Marie Hansen; Salai Issac Khen; & Naw Lar Say Waa (2015) Why gender matters in conflict and peace: Perspectives from Mon and Kayin States, Myanmar, UN Women. UN Women Myanmar.

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