A global setback for women's rights
Mar. 8, 2017 3:06 PM
On the International Women's Day, Cathrine Holst warns that the global state of gender equality is under threat.
Offshore wind power shelved when oil prices rose
Mar. 7, 2017 1:51 PM
Experience from the oil and gas industry gave Norway an advantage in the development of offshore wind farms. However, this industry has also made it difficult to achieve continuity in the development of offshore wind power, according to a recent doctorate.
The world is running wild
Feb. 16, 2017 10:00 AM
- It is all accelerating too violently and too fast and we are lacking restricting mechanisms that would slow us down, says Thomas Hylland Eriksen in an interview with Politiken.
Who is the European citizen? Who is the refugee?
Feb. 7, 2017 10:16 AM
Things were simpler before. All refugees were political dissidents, and all Europeans were European citizens. Not anymore. The refugee crisis has affected the way we view not only refugees but also European citizens.
Making universities stronger
Feb. 1, 2017 9:00 AM
Half of all Norwegian jobs will require a masters degree in the next ten years. It will therefore be increasingly important to ensure universities' success, says FLAGSHIP researchers to University World News.
Turbulence is the new normal
Jan. 24, 2017 2:38 PM
Jarle Trondal and Christopher Ansell have written a column for Statecrafting.net, building on their newly published book Governance in Turbulent Times.
How can deforestation and conservation take place simultaneously?
Dec. 21, 2016 11:02 AM
Cecilia Salinas doctoral thesis explores how politics actually counteract and jeopardize adopted policy.
Can microbes, pigs and humans be co-workers?
Dec. 7, 2016 4:04 PM
What would it mean to consider that non-human beings also do work? Is it possible to have other forms of food production, not through human domination, but collaboration through “multispecies teamwork”?
- Climate agreements are a side track
Nov. 21, 2016 12:44 PM
The historic UN climate agreement has entered into force. Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo, has little confidence in the agreement, and claims that climate change needs to be addressed locally, not globally.
South Africa's walls between rich and poor have become global
Nov. 2, 2016 2:05 PM
- We need new strategies to understand what is happening and why people are responding in similar ways all over the world, says anthropologist Vito Laterza.