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Published Apr. 12, 2011 8:55 AM

It is probably not a good idea to go out into the street and hold up signs displaying temperature statistics. Everyone now knows that scientistics agree that the situation is dramatic. So what do we need to do to make people appreciate the gravity of the situation? We need ideas!

Published Apr. 7, 2011 1:49 PM

The 25th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association is to be held on 4–7 August 2011 at the University of Oslo, Norway, and is hosted by the Norwegian Sociological Association in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. This years's theme is Power and Participation and marks a return to a topic that has always enjoyed a central position in Nordic sociology.

Published Jan. 24, 2011 2:20 PM

Fredrik Engelstad and Hans Erik Næss discussed their new books with Thomas Hylland Eriksen at Akademika bookshop on wednesday 1st December. Neither of them would agree with the suggestion that there is a generation conflict within sociology.

Published Dec. 1, 2010 4:41 PM

- Doctors have not understood why cannabis is so dangerous, says professor of sociology Willy Pedersen. In collaboration with postdoc. Sveinung Sandberg he has written the book Cannabiskultur

Published Nov. 30, 2010 1:00 PM

It must become easier for non-western immigrants to gain citizenship in European countries. This is the recommendation of the researchers in the EUMARGINS project which is led by Katrine Fangen.

Published Nov. 23, 2010 1:14 PM

If city planners are interested in creating attractive suburbs then they should listen to the histories of the inhabitants, says human geographer Per Gunnar Røe.