The predicaments of EU differentiation
Dec. 5, 2018 3:44 PM
European decision-makers point to flexible relationships with the EU as a way to maintain their countries’ independence and autonomy. New research from ARENA suggests that political differentiation might in fact lead to the opposite, which does not bode well for the UK after Brexit.
Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right
Dec. 5, 2018 11:20 AM
In the latest C-REX Working Paper, Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right, Professor Kathleen Blee, University of Pittsburgh, discusses the state of scholarship on gender and the far right.
In memoriam: James Gardner March
Nov. 27, 2018 3:13 PM
James G. March was for 50 years a research collaborator and close friend of ARENA founder Johan P. Olsen. Their research on institutions and organizations have inspired countless researchers within numerous fields of study, such as European Studies.
Terrorism studies and the struggle for primary data
Nov. 5, 2018 11:16 AM
If research can only be as good as the data on which it is based, then the study of terrorism has been in serious trouble for decades, writes Bart Schuurman.
Giving Religion A Bad Name
Nov. 1, 2018 12:21 PM
Is framing Islam as a ‘bad religion’ inevitable?
STR2019 - Call for papers
Oct. 26, 2018 9:30 AM
Society for Terrorism Research, C-REX, University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 13th annual International conference June 20-21, 2019: The data revolution in terrorism research: implications for theory and practice
Understanding ‘reciprocal radicalisation’ as a component of wider conflict dynamics
Oct. 25, 2018 8:58 AM
Joel Busher and Graham Macklin identifies a number of issues that needs to be addressed for the concepts of ‘reciprocal radicalisation’ and ‘cumulative extremism’ to add value.
Crises can lead to new opportunities
Oct. 24, 2018 3:47 PM
Crises can have a positive outcome for companies. When they see the challenges and changes in the environment as a new normal, they can use it as an opportunity to engage in more ambitious innovation efforts.
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.