Oslo Summer School in Comparative Social Science Studies 2009

Lecturer(s) 27 - 31 July 2009 Academic disciplines
Liberation and Participation: Theory and Method for a Social and Political Community Psychology

Professor Maritza Montero

Psychology, Community Psychology, Social Psychology

Comparative Critiques of the Neoliberal University

Professor Sheila Slaughter

Educational Science, Sociology, Political Economy

Childhood: Changing Contexts

Professor Chiara Saraceno & Professor Arnlaug Leira

Sociology, Anthropology

Comparative Sociology of Information Societies

Associate Professor Philip N. Howard 

Sociology, Media Studies

Political Parties and the Life Cycle of Parliamentary Democracy

Professor Kaare Strøm

Political Science

Topics in Economic Analysis of Institutions

Assistant Professor Nicola Gennaioli


Lecturer(s) 3 - 7 August 2009 Academic disciplines
Thinking Philosophically in Anthropology: Approaches to the Self, Morality and Cosmopolitanism

Professor Lisette Josephides

Anthropology, Philosophy, Social Theory

The Political Opportunities and Constraints in Welfare State Reform

Professor Kees van Kersbergen

Political Science, Comparative Political Sociology

Poverty Neighbourhoods and Neighbourhood Effects

Professor Jürgen Friedrichs & Professor George C. Galster

Human Geography, Sociology, Economics

Studying Research Work, Innovations and Innovation Policy

Professor Reijo Miettinen

Innovation Studies, Sociology