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Published May 30, 2022 2:12 PM

Anthropologists and biologists are combing the rivers on four continents in their search for a fish which has its origins in British imperialism.

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Published May 13, 2022 2:41 PM

Empirical scholarship on law and courts is generating datasets and research methods at an unprecedented pace. The purpose of this one-week workshop hosted at the EUI by the IUROPA network - in collaboration with the EUI, ARENA and PluriCourts - is to assist early-career researchers with the uptake of new research tools.

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Published May 13, 2022 8:23 AM

ARENA's Anke Stefanie Schwarzkopf has successfully defended her PhD thesis Values versus interests? The EU’s approach to multilateral negotiations at the United Nations.

Published May 5, 2022 10:10 AM

ARENA offers MA student grants to students writing their master thesis in spring 2023 on a topic related to ARENA's research areas.

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Published Apr. 26, 2022 8:47 AM

ARENA's Claire Godet has successfully defended her PhD thesis Understanding the Legitimation of Controversial Institutions: Stakeholder Critique and Legitimation of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

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Published Apr. 25, 2022 10:45 AM

C-REX is seeking a Swedish-speaking Research Assistant for the SODIS project (Socially Distanced Solidarity: Far-Right Recruitment and Enrolment during the COVID-19 Pandemic) at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo, funded by the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.

Published Jan. 12, 2022 3:48 PM

We are recruiting 1 full time research assistant to assist with research and administrative tasks focusing on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation at the Department of Political Science, UiO. The position is funded by Alva Myrdal Center. The main tasks will include background research, archival research (in Norwegian archives), administrative assistance and web design.

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Published Dec. 10, 2021 11:19 AM

What is considered to be knowledge, whose knowledge is recognised, and how is it actually taught at the university? The social anthropology academic community discusses the decolonisation of academia.

Published Nov. 15, 2021 8:43 PM

'The non-democratic disease may spread', said Adam Bodnar, former Polish Ombudsman for Citizen Rights at the 2021 ARENA-lecture. He underlined that the Polish lesson to Europe is to ensure independent institutions.

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Published Nov. 9, 2021 9:51 AM

'Democracy is at stake for people in Poland, but the non-democratic process could also become an existential threat for the entire EU', says Adam Bodnar, former Polish Ombudsman for Citizen Rights. Bodnar will hold the ARENA lecture on 11 November.

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Published Sep. 1, 2021 2:13 PM

C-REX and CEP have organized an online public event on 30 August 2021 to commemorate the Oslo/Utøya and 9/11 attacks, analyze their long-term impact, and assess the current terrorist landscape emanating from the extreme right-wing terrorist milieu as well as the Islamist terrorist scene. The recordings of the webinar are now available online.

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Published Aug. 31, 2021 1:19 PM

Sarah Mahoney is among the few anthropology students who have gone on fieldwork as normal during the pandemic. “The village is quite self-sufficient therefore I did not feel the impact of covid as much as in the city,” she says.

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Published July 9, 2021 10:27 PM

C-REX offers an MA grant for students writing a thesis on right-wing extremism, linked to one of three research projects. Application deadline: 20 August 2021

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