Ida Roland Birkvad

Research Assistant

Ida Roland Birkvad
Work phone: +4748192329
Mobile phone: +4748192329

Research Interests

  • Political theory
  • South Asian politics
  • Minority politics
  • Feminist and queer theory​​


Birkvad is currently working on the FINEX - Financial Exclusion, Islamic Finance and housing in the Nordic Countries project.

She has previously worked on the SOURCE Societal Security project, researching the relationship between ethics and extremism. Birkvad has conducted coding and interview analysis for the Active Citizenship in Culturally and Religiously Diverse Societies (ACT) project.

In the fall of 2017 Birkvad taught seminars for the BA level course REL2220: Hinduisme i Fortid og Nåtid at the University of Oslo.

She coordinates PRIO's International Summer School.​

Ida Roland Birkvad holds a MSc in Comparative Political Thought from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London​​. 

She also holds a BA in Hindi from the University of Oslo (UiO) and a BA in Comparative Politics from the University of Bergen (UiB).


English, Norwegian, Hindi, Urdu.