GLOBUS researchers have spent the last four years critically analysing the EU’s impact on global justice.
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The project GLOBUS – Reconsidering European Contributions to Global Justice – has ended after four years of critical analysis of the EU’s global role. The final review of GLOBUS describes the project as “academically top-notch” and commends it for providing “a true value added for the research on the EU as a global player”.
Bringing together 20 partners across sectors and disciplines, the PhD network PLATO equips 15 researchers with innovative training at doctoral level. We asked our project partners about the benefits of collaborating with other sectors during a doctorate.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused anthropologists at the University of Oslo to rethink their traditional fieldwork. An initiative presented by NAV (the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) could enable Master’s students at the Department of Social Anthropology to conduct research on the users of welfare services.
The dissemination event The euro: no legitimacy without solidarity? took place on 25 September 2020 and presented some of the findings from PLATO and their implications to a broad online audience.
Book Series Edited by Nigel Copsey (University of Teesside) and Graham Macklin (Centre for Research on Extremism, University of Oslo).
We are pleased to announce the official release by C-REX of an updated version of the RTV dataset, documenting right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe 1990-2019.
Despite increased information and knowledge, racism is still alive and kicking around the world. New research suggests racism could be a genetic trait.
Cathrine Thorleifsson, who is conducting research on the far right at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) believes that old hatreds could resurface during the coronavirus pandemic.
Martine Greek wanted to find out how neoliberalism is succeeding in making people believe in a better future. After conducting twelve months of field work on an inland island in Chile, she is now defending her thesis about hope, poverty and government-subsidised solar panels.
Helene Sjursen participated in a NORTIA roundtable on Covid-19, the EU and geopolitics.
'The EU has done exactly as expected: very little', says ARENA researcher Jarle Trondal, and explains why the EU has not reacted more quickly to Covid-19, and how European cooperation is nevertheless likely to become stronger as a result of this crisis.
"The quality of life in Norway is already unequally distributed. And the marginalized groups are going to increase in the wake of the Corona pandemic," says Ragnhild Bang Nes. She has conducted research into what makes us happy.
“If we want to prevent the recurrence of a similar crisis, we need to be asking more systematic questions about how we are handling, using and looking after animals,” says Tone Druglitrø, who has been conducting research on the role of animals in medicine, culture and politics.
«In this current time of crisis, it is arguably more important than ever to look at how supply chains function, and what role maritime trade plays in keeping our world spinning,» says Elisabeth Schober. The anthropologist is doing research on shipping and maritime logistics.
“I believe that there are many leaders around the world who are currently at risk of putting a foot wrong,” says Tore Wig. As a political scientist he has been conducting research on the reasons for the collapse of regimes.
«The coronavirus is a window, enabling us to see alternative ways of organising society,» says Thomas Hylland Eriksen. The Professor in Social Anthropology has been conducting research on crises in an overheated world.
Researchers from the ARENA-coordinated project GLOBUS will present key findings on the EU and global justice at a policy dialogue in the European Parliament on 3 March 2020.
John Erik Fossum gave a speech at the annual seminar of the European Parliament Former Members Association in the European Parliament in Brussels on 11 December 2019.
The report «Mixing Logics: Multiagency Approaches for Countering Violent Extremism” is authored by Jennie Sivenbring and Robin Andersson Malmros of the Segerstedt Institute of Gothenburg University.
Through her position as Professor II at the Department of Social Anthropology, Penny Harvey has tried to put people intellectually in touch with each other.
After the euro crisis in 2009, the common currency was heavily criticised by many politicians. But how do European citizens perceive the euro? Joris Melman studies this question in his PhD project.
The ECPR Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy invites applications for the upcoming Summer School on ‘Concepts and Methods for Research on Far-Right Politics’, which will be held at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo, from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July 2020.
- How can you build out an area in the immediate vicinity to an underground station so that people will actually want to be there? asks Thomas Hylland Eriksen. The employment market is opening up for applied anthropology.