ARENA at Arendalsuka 2018
Sep. 18, 2018 2:50 PM
Could the 'Norway model' work for the UK post-Brexit? Do EU agencies threaten the EEA agreement? These were topics of discussion when policy-makers and ARENA researchers met during Arendalsuka 2018.
We welcome Rogers Brubaker as Eilert Sundt Visiting Scholar
Aug. 31, 2018 8:58 AM
Rogers Brubaker has recently started his 4-year position as Eilert Sundt Professor II at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. He will hold three public lectures during the two first weeks of September, as well as participating in several internal research seminars.
Strengthening innovation in Telenor
Aug. 20, 2018 2:49 PM
How much does a company specialising in services such as Telenor invest in innovation? Researchers at the University of Oslo have contributed to changing how Telenor sees innovation.
ARENA granted H2020 project on Europe's political future
Aug. 20, 2018 2:41 PM
A research group at ARENA Centre for European Studies headed by Prof. John Erik Fossum has succeeded in a highly competitive bid for international research funding. ARENA is celebrating the success.
Globalization has broken the chain of responsibility
Aug. 15, 2018 10:43 AM
In his new book, “Boomtown”, Thomas Hylland Eriksen investigates the ambivalence and conflict in Gladstone, Australia, a community that is struggling with the effects of globalization.
What does it mean to be moved by love?
Aug. 13, 2018 3:15 PM
University of California and University of Oslo researchers define the sensations associated with the emotion of ‘kama muta’.
Europe shouldn’t fear Steve Bannon. It should fear the hype that surrounds him
Aug. 9, 2018 3:35 PM
Trump’s former adviser is no evil genius. But his reputation as a dangerous figure risks becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, writes Cas Mudde
Neo-Nazi terrorist trial concludes after five long years
July 12, 2018 1:17 PM
The five-year trial of Beate Zschäpe, the last surviving member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a neo-Nazi terrorist group, has finally ended with Zschäpe, the principal defendant, receiving a life sentence for her part in ten racially motivated killings.
Why Do Women Leave the Far-Right?
July 9, 2018 3:07 PM
Why do people leave far-right extremism? Do they simply tire of the hateful messages? Is it too difficult to stay attached to a politics that one’s friends and family reject?
Gender and Violent Extremism: Contemporary Debates
July 9, 2018 2:13 PM
On May 14/15 2018, C-REX, the Centre for Research on Extremism in the Faculty of Social Sciences held a cross-disciplinary conference on ‘Gender and Extremism’ at the University of Oslo.