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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

Grant announcement

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Published June 22, 2021 12:52 PM

Container ships are getting ever bigger. Social anthropologists show in a new article that such growth is not financially, ecologically or socially sustainable.

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Published Mar. 26, 2021 6:59 PM

What kind of strategies does a population employ to persist in their territories when surrounded by militia groups, oil companies and drug dealers? Anthropologist Mónica Amador has undertaken field work in the Colombian swamps.

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Published Jan. 20, 2021 8:21 AM

ARENA's Stine Hesstvedt has successfully defended her PhD thesis The Politics of Expert Advice: A study of governments’ use of policy advisory commissions in Norway, 1972-2018.