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“Why We Post” is a project about the use and consequences of social media. Professor Danny Miller and his team have studied users around the globe, resulting in surprising conclusions. On November 21, you can hear his lecture at UiO.
The EU's legitimacy in the wake of the financial crisis was discussed by an international group of researchers in Oslo last month. PLATO has relevance written all over it, Vice-Rector Åse Gornitzka said at the project's kick-off Conference.
Climate changes have huge implications for African economies and can lead to violent conflicts, warns Edward Miguel.
Social class, symbolic domination, and Angst: The example of the Norwegian social space
Andreas Scmitz, Magne Flemmen and Lennart Rosenlund argue that "fear"has been largely neglected in social science. In this article the authors show that concerns, fear, and worries are constitutive characteristics of the habitus by investigating the structure of ‘fear manifestations’ in relation to the social space.
The politics of nationalism and white racism in the UK
Magne Flemmen and Mike Savage has published an article on the contemporary significance of white racism and its association with nationalist sentiment in the UK.
The Decline and Persistence of the Old Boy: Private Schools and Elite Recruitment 1897 to 2016
Does it matter where you go to secondary school? In the UK, the answer is apparently yes. Aaron Reeves, Sam Friedman,Charles Rahal and Magne Flemmen has published an article about private schools and elite Recruitment in American Sociological Review.
- SYRIAN REFUGEES AND EVERYDAY HUMANITARIANISM IN THE ARCTIC