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.
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.
Good commissions have a conciliating effect
July 3, 2017 10:29 AM
The 22 July Commission in Norway was closed and dominated by directors and experts. The Commission for Nuclear Waste Storage in Germany was open and dominated by expert groups and politicians. Which was better?
Videos from the Closing Conference
June 29, 2017 11:37 AM
The Closing Conference of Overheating was held June 1, at the House of Literature in Oslo. The event was streamed live and is now available to watch in the following videos.
Arnd Schneider curates exhibition in Rome
June 27, 2017 10:02 AM
The exhibition "Bel Suol d’Amore: The Scattered Colonial Body", by artist Leone Contini and curator Arnd Schneider, will be displayed at the Museo delle Civiltà in Rome from June 24 to July 9.
Economists are important in policy-making
June 1, 2017 4:14 PM
Economists have a large impact on policy-making, Johan Christensen writes in his latest book, where he reveals that neutral bureaucrats do not exist.
- Overrun by fast changes
May 5, 2017 2:22 PM
What do you do when a global cooperation pollutes your hometown, while the owners live on a different continent? Who can you complain to when your job is moved to China? The research project Overheating has studied local consequences of globalization.
The closing conference was June 1.
SAI part of new interdisciplinary project at UiO
May 3, 2017 11:13 AM
Large application granted. The vision of the convergence environment is to understand how environmental and social processes and their relationships dictate flows and impacts of anthropogenic toxicants from electronic waste.
Conceptualising global justice
Mar. 24, 2017 2:15 PM
GLOBUS researchers gathered in Oslo on 19 and 20 January 2017 to discuss how to make sense of the EU’s contribution – if any – to a rightful world order.
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.