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Continuing the successful collaboration between sociology and human geography ISS offers the course SOSGEO2301 - Environment and society in the Spring of 2015 for the first time.
This spring, TIK will host a ph.d-course in STS: The Politics and Practices of Methods. The course is organized by Noortje Marres, Ingunn Moser and Kristin Asdal.
TIK's new seminar series on The Energy Revolution kicked off in September.
Filled with informative and insightful presentations from both project partners and invited speakers, the Friday seminar on R&D Policy was a definitive success.
Professor Kristin Asdal has advanced to round two in the competition for an ERC Starting Grant.
TIK congratulates ph.d candidate Christine Mee Lie one being one of six winners of the best ph.d student paper award at ASIALICS 2014.
Don't miss the book launch on October 17th.
The project named Investigating the Impact of the Innovation Union (I3U) will be carried out over the coming 36 months. It is the first Horizon2020 Project at UiO.
They claim to know European women's experiences and needs. Some argue that more expert power makes EU gender equality policies less democratic. Researchers have studied what kind of expertise is involved.
The biggest threat to democracy today is intolerance and xenophobia, Anne Brasseur warned. The President of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly discussed current conflicts in Europe in her ARENA lecture.
ARENA contributed extensively to two workshops under the Nordic Political Science Congress in August. The themes discussed were the EU in the world and expert rule, respectively.
A new postgraduate research track in Central and Eastern European Studies is established at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków with the cooperation of ARENA. The MA programme is now open for admission with deadline 17 September 2014.
Jürgen Habermas will hold the Holberg Lecture ’Democracy in Europe’ at the University of Stavanger on 11 September 2014. Erik O. Eriksen has been invited to comment on his work and engage in a debate with one of the great thinkers of our time.
What happens when you are so absorbed in an activity that you forget everything else? So-called "flow" was one of the topics discussed at the Oslo summer school in comparative social science studies.
The annual report summarizes last year’s activities at Norway’s foremost research centre within European studies.
Henry Molaison is well known by thousands of psychology students as "H.M". Henry Molaison lost his memory on an operating table in an attempt to cure epilepsy. The study of H.M. has revolutionized our understanding of the organization of human memory.
The EPISTO project is co-organizing the workshop 'Deliberation after consensus: Democracy, epistemic quality and public discourse', which will take place in Paris on 20-21 November 2014.
Norway's first Europe Minister, Vidar Helgesen, will hold the ARENA Lecture 2014. Helgesen will come to Blindern campus on 4 March to talk about Norway's relations with the EU against the backdrop of the 200th constitutional celebration and the 20th anniversary of the EEA Agreement.
Congratulations to Riccardo David Battaglia, Johanna Vallistu and Stijn van Ewijk!
Worse than foreign misperception, is how Europeans judge themselves, according to Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jan Melissen in EUobserver.
In a recent interview Tatiana Fumasoli explains some preliminary and highly interesting findings from the FLAGSHIP project.
John Moodie in this EUROPP blog post argues that while there are legitimate concerns over the use of Commission expert groups, there are adequate checks and balances in place to provide democratic safeguards.
The university sector has undergone major changes in coordination modes and systemic governance over the last decades. In this blog post, Tatiana Fumasoli presents some research results from the Flagship project as well as other studies which were discussed at two recent conferences.
In conjunction with the celebration of the 202 year anniversary of the University of Oslo, Teknovatøren was awarded with the title of “Student publication of year”.