Sientific and evidence based acting is at the heart of the CBOW project. This is why we do and support research project in this topic. Please below a list of projects actually in progress

1) Ongoing projects

EuroWARCHILD project

ERC Consolidator Grant ‘EuroWARCHILD’ project, 2021-2026 (Project Leader: Inger Skjelsbæk, University of Oslo; Partners: Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard, GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany; Torunn L. Tryggestad, Peace Research Institute, Oslo).

EuroWARCHILD aims to study explore the experiences and needs of three generations of children born of war in Europe: children fathered by enemy soldiers during World War II, children conceived through conflict-related sexual violence during the Bosnian war, and children born of European foreign fighters to ISIS/Daesh.

For more information about the EuroWARCHILED Project , please see here.

2) Actual projects

Project description for latet projects is currently beeing assembled.

3) Finished projects

  • 2014 – 2015: ‘Norwegische Wehrmachtskinder – Psychosoziale Konsequenzen, Identitätsentwicklung und Erfahrung mit Vorurteilen’ Research Grant
    For further information see here.
  • 2015: ‘Children of Occupation: Experiences in Education and Experiences of Difference in Familial Dialogue’ DFG Grant
    For further information see here.
  • 2015 – 2018: ‘Children Born of War – Past, Present and Future’ EU-funded Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Networks.
    For further information see here.
  • 2017 – 2018: ‘Entangled Biographies of Children Born of War in Poland after 1945‘. Part of the project ‘Children Born of War – Past, Present and Future’ funded by European Commission (Horizon 2020, MCSA-ITN).
    For further information see here.
  • 2011: ‘The legacy of war time rape’ ConferencePeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the International Network for Interdisciplinary Research on Children Born of War (INIRC) in co-operation with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. See also conference report here.
  • 2011 – 2013: ‘Their Crime is Being Born: Children born of war in the 20th century’ Research Grant
    For further information see here.
  • 2012 – 2016: ‘Psychosoziale Befinden, Erfahrungen mit Vorurteilen und der Identitätsentwicklung von ›Besatzungskindern‹ in Deutschland’. For further information see here.
  • 2015: ‘Besatzungskinder und Wehrmachtskinder – Auf der Suche nach Identität und Resilienz’ Conference, Gesis, Cologne.
    See also conference report here.
  • 2015: ‘”Kinder des Feindes” und die Folgen ihrer Stigmatisierung’ Symposium, Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover. Volkswagen Stiftung.
    For further information see here.
  • 2016: ‘Children born of war in a comparative perspective – state of the art and recommendations for future research and policy implementations’ Conference, Kompetenzfeld V „Soziale Ungleichheiten und Interkulturelle Bildung“ (SINTER), University of Cologne, March 3 – 4, 2016.
    For further information see hereand for a summary in German language, see here. Also for key outcomes of the meeting, seehere
  • 2016: ‘Vom Zweiten Weltkrieg gezeugt. Kriegskinder auf der Achse Brüssel-Berlin. Vorspiel – Geburt – Aufnahme’
    For further information in German see here, for information in French see here.