In many countries, the current political opinions of different groups firmly oppose each other. A new study of two Norwegian Facebook forums points out how group discussions on social media may be pushing the boundaries.
Norwegian long-term study contradicts widespread perception about young people who never do anything wrong.
The corona pandemic may have a greater impact on Norwegian childbirth statistics than previous pandemics
"We may find that systems that seem natural are really just unnecessary constructs," says Karen O'Brien, professor of human geography, who has researched what it takes for people to make changes in their lives.
The green shift is creating losers in the labour market. What do people who are in danger of losing their jobs think about Norwegian climate policy?
- Sylvi B. Endresen: Technological Retrogression. A Schumpeterian Interpretation of Modernization in Reverse June 17, 2021
- Anne Heyerdahl: Risk assessment without the risk? A controversy about security and risk in Norway June 17, 2021
- Kristin Jesnes and Sigurd M. Nordli Oppegaard: Platform work in the Nordic countries and the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis May 20, 2021
Transformations conference 2021
June 20, 2021
The "Transformations Conference 2021: Enabling Positive Tipping Points in an Uncertain World" took place 17 and 18 June 2021. This biannual conference started off in Oslo in 2013, grew via Stockholm in 2015, Dundee in 2017, and Santiago in 2019. As always a wonderful gathering, bringing together researchers and practitioners searching for new perspectives around climate and sustainability solutions.
Kinder, Kirche and Küche - Gender and family rhetoric of the German far right
May 3, 2021
Far right actors often rely heavily on traditional narratives about gender and family, whilst simultaneously weaponizing women’s rights and gender equality in pursuit of an anti-immigration and anti-Islam political agenda. In a recently published article, Katrine Fangen and Lisanne Lichtenberg explore this tension within the rhetoric of various German far right organizations.
PhD Research Fellow in human geography - socially inclusive decarbonisation and energy transitions
Department: The Department of Sociology and Human GeographyFaculty: Faculty of Social SciencesLanguages: EnglishDeadline: Sunday, August 15, 2021