Rojan Tordhol Ezzati

Doctoral Researcher

Rojan Tordhol Ezzati
Rojan Tordhol Ezzati left PRIO in 2019. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

My doctoral work is on the effects of the 22 July 2011 attacks in Oslo and at Utøya on collective identities in the Norwegian society. Other topics I am currently working on include research on nationhood and nationalism, return migration, and migrants' transnational activities.

Background

​​​ ​​​​Education

2007-2009: Master of Sociology, University of Oslo; scholar at Master's degree level at Culcom

2006-2013: Bachelor of Arts; Program: European and American Studies 

2003-2006: Bachelor of Arts; Program: Culture and Communication

 

Work experience

2013- present: Doctoral Researcher, PRIO

2012-2013: Researcher, PRIO

2010-2012: Research Coordinator, PRIO

2006-2009: Language tutor, Language Power Center, Oslo

2008: Intern, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Paris

 

Language skills

Fluent: Norwegian, English, Farsi

Intermediate: French

Basic: German

 

Publications

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

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2020) Value-talk after terrorism: Articulating a united 'we' and a divided 'us', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 47(1): 130–147.
Erdal, Marta Bivand & Rojan Tordhol Ezzati (2017) Do we have to agree? Accommodating unity in diversity in post-terror Norway, Ethnicities. DOI: 10.1177/1468796816684145.
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Marta Bivand Erdal (2015) 'Where are you from' or 'when did you come'? Temporal dimensions in migrants' reflections about settlement and return, Ethnic and Racial Studies 38(7): 1202–1217.

Book Chapter

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2018) Grenser for fellesskap: Mangfold og uenigheter i lys av 22. juli, in Henrik Syse, ed., Norge etter 22. juli: Forhandlinger om verdier, identiteter og et motstandsdyktig samfunn. Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk (47–65).
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Cindy Horst (2014) Norwegian collaboration with diasporas, in Laakso, Liisa; & Petri Hautaniemi, eds, Diasporas, Development and Peacemaking in the Horn of Africa. London/New York: Zed Books.
Montealegre, Jane; Antje Röder & Rojan Tordhol Ezzati (2014) Formative assessment, data collection and parallell monitoring for RDS fieldwork, in Tyldum, Guri; & Lisa Johnston, eds, Applying Respondent Driven Sampling to migrant populations. Lessons from the field. London: Palgrave Pivot (62–83).
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Marta Bivand Erdal (2013) Når ute også er hjemme. Migrasjon og utenrikspolitikk, in Weltzien, Åsmund; & Odd Mølster, eds, Norge og det nye verdenskartet. Oslo: Cappelen Damm (58–79).
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2011) 'Alle ser på oss som utlendinger uansett': Selvbilder og andre bilder av unge menn med muslimsk bakgrunn etter 11. september 2001, in Eriksen, Thomas Hylland; & Hans Erik Næss, eds, Kulturell kompleksitet i det nye Norge. Oslo: Unipub (57–67).

Popular Article

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2016) Fellesskap i terrorens tid [A sense of community in times of terror], Dagsavisen, 20 July.
Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv; Tove Heggli Sagmo; Marta Bivand Erdal; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati & Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (2015) Innvandringsdebatt på feil premisser [Wrong premises for the debate about immigration into Europe], NRK Ytring, 8 September.
Erdal, Marta Bivand & Rojan Tordhol Ezzati (2015) Når blir du norsk? [When do you become Norwegian?], Aftenposten, 8 May.
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Marta Bivand Erdal (2015) Evig innvandrer, aldri norsk [Eternal immigrant, never Norwegian], Bergens Tidende, 22 January.
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Marta Bivand Erdal (2013) Norge og det nye verdenskartet [Norway and the new world map], Dagsavisen, 22 May.
Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol (2011) Fragmentering i terrorens tid [Fragmentation in the Time of Terror], Dagsavisen, 2 August.
Carling, Jørgen; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati; Cindy Horst & Marta Bivand Erdal (2010) Bidrar 'her' og 'der' [Contribute 'here' and 'there'], Aftenposten, 8 November.

PRIO Report

Strømsø, Mette; Michael Collyer; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati; Katrine Fangen; Marta Bivand Erdal; & Thomas Lacroix (2017) Negotiating the Nation: Implications of Ethnic and Religious Diversity for National Identity, PRIO Project Summary. Oslo: PRIO.
Pettersen, Silje Vatne; Jørgen Carling; Erlend Paasche; Tove Heggli Sagmo; Marta Bivand Erdal; Marta Bolognani; Rojan Tordhol Ezzati; & Ceri Oeppen (2015) Possibilities and Realities of Return Migration, PRIO Project Summary. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Policy Brief

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol & Marta Bivand Erdal (2015) Alder, botid og livsfase: Integrering i et tidsperspektiv [Norwegian version], PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Erdal, Marta Bivand & Rojan Tordhol Ezzati (2015) Age, life cycle, and length of stay: temporal perspectives on integration [English version], PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

PRIO Paper

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol; Cindy Horst & Jørgen Carling (2010) Immigration to Norway from Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Morocco and Ukraine, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Ezzati, Rojan Tordhol; & Marta Bivand Erdal (2012) Migrasjon og nye utenrikspolitiske realiteter [Migration and new Norwegian foreign policy realities]The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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