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What can explain the success of UKIP (United Kingdom Independence Party) that with it´s hard Eurosceptic and anti-immigration message has emerged as the most significant political force in post-war Britain? To find out, Postdoc Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson has travelled to Doncaster town in South Yorkshire, a UKIP hotspot.
Is the recent rise in xenophobia and right-wing populism in Europe linked to the economic crisis? Anthropologist Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson is about to embark on fieldwork in England, Hungary and Norway in order to find out.
There are two new researchers starting this Autumn who will be associated with the interdisciplinary project European Strains.
European Research Workshop in International Trade (ERWIT) is the most prestigious conference in international trade. This year it was held in Oslo. Many of the best researchers in the field presented their recent findings.
The Research Council of Norway has granted NOK 24 million through “Europe in Transition” to the interdisciplinary project “European Strains”, which will be led by Kalle Moene, director at ESOP.