Research news and events

  • tomsk Educational Exchange: Bridging Boundaries Apr. 12, 2019 9:45 AM

    We are happy to announce that TIK collaborates with the centre in Tomsk on studies of health technologies and digitalization.

  • ep-sede-public-hearing-chris-lord-april-2019 ARENA expert in European Parliament hearing on EU Defence Affairs Apr. 5, 2019 3:31 PM

    Prof. Christopher Lord met with the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) to provide insights from his research in a public hearing on parliamentary scrutiny of defence affairs.

  • mourners_in_oslo_25_july_2011_vert_01 Right-wing terrorism and violence may actually have declined Apr. 2, 2019 3:13 PM

    Read Jacob Aasland Ravndals text in MonkeyCage on why the way it’s measured matters.

  • cathrine120918_0091 Lone actors with shared ideas Mar. 29, 2019 8:20 AM

    The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic actors in Europe and beyond, writes Cathrine Thorleifsson on OpenDemocracy.

  • europe-map Documenting right-wing terrorism and violence Mar. 18, 2019 2:12 PM

    Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset documents right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe between 1990 and 2015.

  • jakobar The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer Mar. 17, 2019 7:49 PM

    The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet, writes Jacob Aasland Ravndal in Foreign Policy.

  • bilde Terrorism from the Extreme Right Mar. 15, 2019 3:48 PM

    This Special Issue on Terrorism from the Extreme Right has been guest-edited by Jacob Aasland Ravndal and Tore Bjørgo, Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo.

  • articleoftheyear Environmental Politics Article of the Year Award 2018 Mar. 1, 2019 4:35 PM

    Department of Political Science congratulates Kacper Szulecki with the Environmental Politics Article of the Year Award 2018

  • nrm_demonstration Right-Wing Extremism in Norway: Changes and Challenges Feb. 25, 2019 3:32 PM

    As a researcher, I have followed various extreme right groups and movements in Norway and Scandinavia during the last 30 years. There have been some significant changes during this time – changes that have an impact on how our society should relate to such milieus, and what kinds of preventive measures might be relevant and effective.

  • crest_logo1 The Internal Brakes on Violent Escalation: A Descriptive Typology Feb. 25, 2019 3:20 PM

    A CREST report by Joel Busher, Donald Holbrook and Graham Macklin examines why there are often thresholds of violence that members of extremist groups rarely cross.

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