Plamen Akaliyski

PhD Research Fellow
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Phone 22 85 51 93
Mobile phone 46569856
Room 333
Available hours by appointment
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Cultural values, modernization and value change, globalization, supranational identities, causal research methods.  


PhD Research Fellow, University of Oslo: 2015 - present

Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center: 2014-2015

Student research assistant, WZB Berlin Social Science Center: 2013-2014

MA Sociology - European Societies, Free University Berlin: 2014

BA Political Science, Plovdiv University, Bulgaria: 2008


SOSGEO4800 - Cultural differences, migration and integration

SOSGEO4800 - Globalization, migration and religion

SOS2700 - Religion in contemporary societies, fundamentalism, radicalization and religious violence

Tags: Culture, Values, Europe, Quantitative methods


  • Akaliyski, Plamen Ivanov (2018). United in diversity? The convergence of cultural values among EU member states and candidates. European Journal of Political Research.  ISSN 0304-4130. . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Akaliyski, Plamen Ivanov (2017). Sources of Societal Value Similarities across Europe: Evidence from Dyadic Models. Comparative Sociology.  ISSN 1569-1322.  16(4), s 447- 470 . doi: 10.1163/15691330-12341432 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Li, Jianghong; Akaliyski, Plamen Ivanov; Schafer, Jakob; Kendall, Garth; Oddy, Wendy H; Stanley, Fiona & Strazdins, Lyndall (2017). Non-linear relationship between maternal work hours and child body weight: Evidence from the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study. Social Science and Medicine.  ISSN 0277-9536.  186, s 52- 60 . doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.05.046
  • Akaliyski, Plamen Ivanov (2015). Trenlinien Europas: Religion und Kultur aus der Perspektive des "Kampfs der Kulturen". WZB-Mitteilungen.  ISSN 0174-3120.
  • Akaliyski, Plamen Ivanov (2014). Was zählt: Religion, Sprache, Ideologie. Die Wirtschaftsentwicklung erklärt die Kulturunterschiede in Europa nicht. WZB-Mitteilungen.  ISSN 0174-3120.

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