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  • plato-660 Flying start for PhD network Nov. 6, 2017 5:14 PM

    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.

  • thomasportugal303 Inclusion and exclusion in an overheated world Nov. 2, 2017 11:23 AM

    Thomas Hylland Eriksen recently held a lecture in Aveiro, Portugal. Watch the video here.

  • millerfrontpage660 - People feel that social media is somewhere they live Oct. 31, 2017 12:39 PM

    “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.

  • overheating-free-ebook-660 Free e-book from Overheating Oct. 27, 2017 10:08 AM

    Overheating is proud to announce the publication of a free e-book: "Knowledge and Power in an Overheated World", edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Elisabeth Schober.

  • seniorpar-danser We are bursting with self-esteem in our 50s and 60s Oct. 19, 2017 4:08 PM

    Did you believe that young people feel like they are on top of the world? No, no, no, it’s the seniors who rules the roost.

  • Europe’s biggest political science conference at the University of Oslo Oct. 2, 2017 3:15 PM

    - Thank you from the Local Organising Committee

    Only a few days before Norway’s General Elections more than 2000 experts on politics gathered at the University of Oslo for Europe’s biggest political science conference: ECPR General Conference 6 -9 September 2017. On the agenda was a broad range of interesting topics, amongst them: The future of the European welfare states, gender equality in recession, the EU and Brexit, Trump, and right-wing extremism and populism.

  • A history of hope and disaster Sep. 29, 2017 2:50 PM

    For decades, a lack of safe and efficient treatment meant that rheumatologists and their patients were caught between a devastating disease and harmful medicines, writes Jonas Kure Buer in an article at Sciencenordic.

  • platophhds-660 What happened after the financial crisis? Sep. 29, 2017 2:24 PM

    Fifteen young researchers from all over Europe are starting their PhDs this fall, all with the same question: Did the financial crisis lead to a crisis that now calls into question the very existence of the European Union?

  • brexit-660 Democracy is both conflict and compromise Sep. 5, 2017 5:09 PM

    European integration was long seen as unproblematic. Then Brexit came as a shock. ‘The world is changing, and it's both exciting and frightening,’ Professor Johan P. Olsen says.

  • occupy-oakland-children-of-the-revolution-photo-glenn-halog-flickr Inequality may lead to violence and extremism July 7, 2017 11:37 AM

    While the differences between rich and poor have never been higher across OECD-countries, new research suggests that increased inequality can lead to higher risk of violence, racism, and extremism.

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