Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are highly hereditary diseases. But is it possible to predict who will get them? That is one of the aims of Associate Professor Lars Tjelta Westlye, who is now to receive the Anders Jahre Prize for Young Scientists.
25 years after the Treaty of Maastricht, ARENA researchers argue that provisions intended to create a European community may create more friction than harmony.
Elisabeth Schober has received a prestigious research grant from the EU to ethnographically explore how global capitalism plays out in four key ports across the world.
Immigrants and the ‘caring father’: Inequality in access to and utilisation of parental leave in Norway
In an article in Ethnicities, Anne Lise Ellingsæter, Ragni Hege Kitterød and Kjersti Misje Østbakken present their findings on immigrant fathers' utilisation of parental leave in Norway.
The battle for truth: How online newspaper commenters defend their censored expressions
Katrine Fangen and Carina Riborg Holter have interviewed 15 people who were censored for posting comments of a racist, discriminatory or hateful nature. In an article in Poetics they write about what characterizes these online commenters' self-understanding and enemy images.
Experts and Democratic Legitimacy. Tracing the Social Ties of Expert Bodies in Europe
Eva Krick and Cathrine Holst have edited a new volume with Routledge that challenges the technocratic reading of expert bodies, such as central banks, advisory committees and regulatory agencies.
European citizenship, an unhappy misunderstanding?
Agustín J. Menéndez and Espen D. H. Olsen have published a chapter entitled 'European citizenship, an unhappy misunderstanding?' in the collective work Droits subjectifs et citoyenneté. The article deals with European citizenship and European law, and brings forth a new understanding of citizenship practice and its implications.