Anthropologists and biologists are combing the rivers on four continents in their search for a fish which has its origins in British imperialism.
Together with Partnerforum, Helene Sjursen organised an event about the EU as a security actor in light of the war in Ukraine.
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.
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.
ARENA offers MA student grants to students writing their master thesis in spring 2023 on a topic related to ARENA's research areas.
Thomas Hylland Eriksen is very concerned about the loss of biodiversity and cultural diversity: “We must rethink our relationship with the environment”.
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).
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.
A position for a 4-year research fellowship as PhD candidate is available at ARENA. The research fellow will contribute to ongoing research on judicial politics and the rule of law in Europe.
ARENA offers two full-time, paid PhD positions as part of the ENROL project on enforcing the rule of law.
Differentiation is key to understanding the European Union. This June, ARENA offers PhD students access to state-of-the-art research on all EU relevant aspects of differentiation.
In a new project, researchers will examine what the EU can do to prevent democratic backsliding among its own member states. – We are happy that we can finally launch the project, says ARENA Director Daniel Naurin.
Zoom-seminar at C-REX for masters students
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.
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.
Tore Bjørgo and Kurt Braddock are soliciting proposal abstracts for a planned Special Issue of Perspectives on Terrorism to be published in December 2022.
'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.
'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.
We are recruiting 4-5 research assistants (RAs) for two research projects, involving several researchers at the Department of Political Science, UiO. The positions are part-time, tasks are varied, and training/work may begin already in October for some of the recruited RAs.
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.
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.
Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) is looking to hire two research assistants (20%) to update the Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Western Europe (RTV) dataset for 2021. Application deadline: 5 September 2021.
C-REX is looking for a part-time research assistant to work with statistical analysis of a dataset on religion and discrimination. Application deadline 15 August 2021.
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