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  • thomas-hylland-eriksen-pressebilde - 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 will be on June 1.

  • geissler_660 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.

  • workshop-1-660 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.

  • hrc-660 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.

  • havvindmollepark-samso-stavanger-aftenblad-pal-christensen-507 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.

  • eriksen-170-front 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.

  • header-refugee-2-660%281%29 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.

  • university-square-uio 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-660 Turbulence is the new normal Jan. 24, 2017 2:38 PM

    Jarle Trondal and Christopher Ansell have written a column for, building on their newly published book Governance in Turbulent Times.

  • brent-skog-970-lavt-front 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.

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