Elisabeth Bakke

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Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Transition to democracy in post-communist Europe
  • Politics, identity, elites, and party systems in Central and Eastern Europe, with main emphasis on the Visegrád four.
  • The European Union's eastern enlargement.
  • Nationalism & national identity, nationality policy
  • The relationship between national and transnational identities

Courses taught

Background

  • Journalist in the local newspaper Dagningen, 1982-84
  • Cand. polit. 1989
  • Public Relations Manager of the Norwegian Center Party 1989–1993
  • Dr. polit. 1999
  • Post Doctorate Research Fellow, Department of Political Science 1999-2004
  • Associate Professor and head of the Bachelorprogram in Europeab Studies since 2005

Positions held

Member of the scholarship committee of the E.On Ruhrgas scholarship program in Political Science.

Partners

Political elites in the Visegrád countries, with Nick Sitter, Norwegian School of Management & Central European University, Budapest.

 

Tags: Comparative Politics, European studies, Parties, Elites, Nationalism, Visegrád, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Central Europe

Publications

  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2022). Czech Politics at a Crossroads? In Ramet, Sabrina Petra; Đorđević, Vladimir & Hassenstab, Christine (Ed.), Civic and Uncivic Values in the Czech Republic. Value Transformation, Politics, Education, and Gender Equality. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-91224-6. p. 53–82. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91225-3_3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2021). Conceptions of Czechoslovakism among Czech Politicians in Government Inauguration Debates 1918–1938. In Hudek, Adam; Kopeček, Michal & Mervart, Jan (Ed.), Czechoslovakism. Routledge. ISSN 9781032070728. p. 149–171. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Folkestad, Bjarte (2021). Representasjon i nye storkommunar: Forgubbing og sentrumsdominans eller status quo? In Saglie, Jo; Segaard, Signe Bock & Christensen, Dag Arne (Ed.), Lokalvalget 2019: Nye kommuner - nye valg?. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202727840. p. 201–208. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.23865/noasp.134.ch8.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2021). Each Unhappy in Its Own Way? The Rise and Fall of Social Democracy in the Visegrád Countries since 1989. In Brandal, Nikolai; Bratberg, Øivind & Thorsen, Dag Einar (Ed.), Social Democracy in the 21st Century. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 9781839099533. p. 37–68. doi: 10.1108/S0195-631020210000035003. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2020). It’s my generation, baby! How different are (new) parties in Slovakia in terms of descriptive representation? Politologický časopis. ISSN 1211-3247. 2020(3), p. 353–371. doi: 10.5817/PC2020-3-353.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2020). The EU’s Enfants Terribles: Democratic backsliding in Central Europe since 2010. Perspectives on Politics. ISSN 1537-5927. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1017/S1537592720001292. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sitter, Nick & Bakke, Elisabeth (2019). Democratic Backsliding in the European Union. In Thompson, William R. (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190228637. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1476. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2019). Etter kommunereformen: partiorganisering og nominasjon i «nye Asker». In Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd; Saglie, Jo & Østerud, Øyvind (Ed.), Makt og opposisjon : De politiske partiene som demokratisk paradoks. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-03431-7. p. 57–69. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2016). Tsjekkia: Business as usual? In Malnes, Raino Sverre (Eds.), Velkommen til statsvitenskap. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-49471-8. p. 421–439.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2015). Demokrati i det postkommunistiske Europa. In Malnes, Raino Sverre (Eds.), Demokrati. Historien og ideene. Dreyer Forlag A/S. ISSN 978-82-8265-121-9. p. 381–403.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2015). Fløyelsrevolusjonen i 1989 - ingen reprise på Praha-våren :. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 29(2), p. 117–141.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2015). Where do parties go when they die? The fate of failed parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2013. East European Politics. ISSN 2159-9165. 31(1), p. 1–22. doi: 10.1080/21599165.2014.959661.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2013). Why Do Parties Fail? Cleavages, Government Fatigue and Electoral Failure in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2012. East European Politics. ISSN 2159-9165. 29(2), p. 208–225. doi: 10.1080/21599165.2013.786702.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2012). Why are there so few female MPs in Slovak parliaments? In Baldersheim, Harald & Batora, Jozef (Ed.), The governance of small states in turbulent times. The exemplary cases of Norway and Slovakia. Verlag Barbara Budrich. ISSN 978-3-86649-340-7. p. 186–207. doi: 10.2307/j.ctvdf01dj.13.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2011). The Czech party system 20 years after the velvet revolution. In Bakke, Elisabeth & Peters, Ingo (Ed.), 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Transitions, State Break-Up and Democratic Politics in Central Europe and Germany. Intersentia. ISSN 978-3-8305-1975-1. p. 221–248.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Peters, Ingo (2011). Introduction: The 1989 ‘Revolutions’ and Their Effects 20 Years down the Road. In Bakke, Elisabeth & Peters, Ingo (Ed.), 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Transitions, State Break-Up and Democratic Politics in Central Europe and Germany. Intersentia. ISSN 978-3-8305-1975-1. p. 11–24.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2011). Czechoslovakism in Slovak history. In Teich, Mikuláš; Kováč, Dušan & Brown, Martin D. (Ed.), Slovakia in History. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 978-0-521-80253-6. p. 247–268. doi: 10.1017/cbo9780511780141.017.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2010). Central and East European Party Systems since 1989. In Ramet, Sabrina Petra (Eds.), Central and Southeast European Politics since 1989. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 978-0-521-71616-1. p. 64–90.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2009). Fløyelsskilsmissa i Tsjekkoslovakia. In Malnes, Raino Sverre (Eds.), Prekær Politikk. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-39508-4. p. 81–95.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2008). Tsjekkia. In Heidar, Knut; Bakke, Elisabeth & Berntzen, Einar (Ed.), Politikk i Europa. Partier Regjeringsmakt Styreform. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01284-1. p. 298–313.
  • Heidar, Knut & Bakke, Elisabeth (2008). Politikk i Europa. In Heidar, Knut; Bakke, Elisabeth & Berntzen, Einar (Ed.), Politikk i Europa. Partier Regjeringsmakt Styreform. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01284-1. p. 17–41.
  • Sitter, Nick & Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Østutvidelsen - Sentral-Europa, Baltikum og EU, E. Bakke (ed.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Innleiing. In Bakke, Elisabeth (Eds.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-6786-1. p. 9–23.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Tsjekkia - frå fløyelsrevolusjon til rutinepolitikk. In Bakke, Elisabeth (Eds.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-6786-1. p. 118–137.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Slovakia - den kronglete vegen til demokrati. In Bakke, Elisabeth (Eds.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-6786-1. p. 138–158.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Tilbake til Europa? In Bakke, Elisabeth (Eds.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-6786-1. p. 248–275.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2006). Østutvidelsen - Sentral-Europa, Baltikum og EU. In Bakke, Elisabeth (Eds.), Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-6786-1. p. 225–247.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2005). Patterns of Stability. Party Competition and Strategy in Central Europe since 1989. Party Politics. ISSN 1354-0688. 11(2), p. 243–265.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2004). "Tilbake til Europa?" Om austutvidinga av EU. In Rudd, Harriet (Eds.), Motvekt til solidaritet. Europa 2004. Nei til EU. ISSN 82-91026-31-9. p. 34–40.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2004). The Making of Czechoslovakism in the First Czechoslovak Republic. In Schulze Wessel, Martin (Eds.), Loyalitäten in der Tschechoslovakischen Republik 1918–1938. Politische, nationale und kulturelle Zugehörigkeiten. Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag GmbH. ISSN 3-486-57587-2. p. 23–44.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2004). Defenestrasjon � ein tsjekkisk politisk tradisjon? Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2002). Lidová hlasování o norském clenství v EF (EU). Mezinárodní politika. ISSN 0543-7962. XXVI(2), p. 12–14.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2002). The Principle of National Self-Determination in Czechslovak Constitutions (1920-1992). Central European political science review. ISSN 1586-4197. 3(10).
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2001). Kva(r) er Sentral-Europa? In Baldersheim, Harald; Hagtvet, Bernt & Heidar, Knut Martin (Ed.), Statsvitenskapelige utsyn : politiske tema og tenkemåter i en oppbruddstid. Cappelen Damm Høyskoleforlaget. ISSN 82-7634-333-3.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2001). Språk og nasjonsforming i Noreg i eit europeisk perspektiv. In Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (Ed.), Kampen for språket. Det Norske Samlaget.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2000). Tomáš G. Masaryk og det nasjonale spørsmål. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 14(2), p. 5–17.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (1999). Čechoslovakizmus v školských učebniciach (1918-1938). Historický časopis. ISSN 0018-2575. 47(2), p. 233–253.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (1995). Mot ein europeisk identitet? Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040-716X. 4, p. 467–494.

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  • Bakke, Elisabeth; Berntzen, Einar & Heidar, Knut (2013). Politikk i Europa: Partier, regjeringsmakt, styreform (2. utgave). Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215022208. 404 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Peters, Ingo (2011). 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall. BWV - Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag. ISBN 978-1-78068-039-2. 336 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Peters, Ingo (2011). 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Transitions, State Break-Up and Democratic Politics in Central Europe and Germany. Intersentia. ISBN 978-3-8305-1975-1. 336 p.
  • Heidar, Knut; Bakke, Elisabeth & Berntzen, Einar (2008). Politikk i Europa. Partier Regjeringsmakt Styreform. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-01284-1. 386 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN 82-521-6786-1. 280 p.
  • Hroch, Miroslav; Kadečková, Helena & Bakke, Elisabeth (2005). Dějiny Norska. Nakladatelství Lidové noviny. ISBN 80-7106-407-6. 340 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2002). Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN 82-521-5916-8. 261 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (2001). Kampen for språket: Nynorsken mellom det lokale og det globale. Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN 8252158528. 251 p.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (2001). Kampen for språket. Det Norske Samlaget.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (2001). Kampen om språket. Det Norske Samlaget. ISBN 82-521-5852-8.

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  • Sitter, Nick & Bakke, Elisabeth (2018). The Czech Presidential Election and Europe’s Populism Crisis . LSE blog.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2017). Institutions, Parties and Party System Development in Slovakia, 1990–2016 .
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2017). Parliamentary elites in the Visegrád countries 1990–2016 .
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2015). From Party Members to Fans? Institutions, Cleavages and Party System Development in Slovakia, 1990–2014.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Ekman, Joakim (2015). 25 år etter kommunismens fall. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 28(2), p. 111–115.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2014). Demokrati i det postkommunistiske Europa.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2013). Valet i Tsjekkia: frå vondt til verre? Ta Politika.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2013). Political Parties in Central Europe: Historical Roots, the Transition from Communism and Post-Communist Politics.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2013). Tsjekkia. In Berntzen, Einar; Heidar, Knut & Bakke, Elisabeth (Ed.), Politikk i Europa. Partier, Regjeringsmakt, Styreform. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01284-1. p. 308–324.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2012). Where do parties go when they die? The fate of failed parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2010.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2012). Slovakia: eit val i skuggen av eurokrise og Gorillafiler. Ta Politika.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2011). Where do parties go when they die? Failed parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2010.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2011). Female representation in Slovak parliaments 1990–2010 – institutional artifact or gatekeepers’ preference?
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2010). The Czech party system – a legacy of the Velvet Revolution?
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2009). The Czech Republic: Stable party system – precarious coalitions.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2008). What is a Nation? Europe 1789–1914. Book review. Scandinavian Journal of History. ISSN 0346-8755. 33(1), p. 102–104.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2008). Praha-våren - eit 40-årsminne. Mål og makt. ISSN 0332-7744. 38(3/4), p. 34–40.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2008). Elite Turnover and Party System Change in Central Europe: Political Nomadism?
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2008). Slovakia – from the Struggle for Self-Determination to Left-Right Competition.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2007). Fløyelsrevolusjonen. In Østerud, Øyvind (Eds.), Statsvitenskapelig leksikon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01197-4.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2007). Solidaritet. In Østerud, Øyvind (Eds.), Statsvitenskapelig leksikon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01197-4.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2007). Bresjnev-doktrinen. In Østerud, Øyvind (Eds.), Statsvitenskapelig leksikon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01197-4.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2007). Nomenklatura. In Østerud, Øyvind (Eds.), Statsvitenskapelig leksikon. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-01197-4.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2007). Elite Change and Continuity in Postcommunist Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2006). Between Utopia and Disillusionment. A Narrative of the Political Transformation in Eastern Europe. Bokmelding. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 20(2.06), p. 210–213.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2006). To Stay the Course or Cross the Floor: Members of Parliament, Parties and Party System Change in Central Europe.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2005). Doubting Democrats? A Comparative Analysis of Support for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe [bokmelding]. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 19(4/2005), p. 515–518.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2005). Linde, Jonas: Doubting Democrats? A Comparative Analysis of Support for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Buchbesprechung. Bohemia Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der böhmischen Länder. ISSN 0523-8587. 46(2), p. 531–533.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2005). Elite continuity in Central Europe after 1989.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2005). Elitekontinuitet i Sentral-Europa.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2005). To Stay the Course or Cross the Floor: Members of Parliament, Parties and Party System Change in Central Europe.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2005). National Self-determination or National Interest? The National Argument in the Norwegian EU Membership Debate.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2004). National symbols on banknotes in Europe.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2003). Nations and nationalism in East-Central Europe, 1806-1948. Bokmelding. Nordisk Østforum. ISSN 0801-7220. 17(2), p. 279–282.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2003). Slovakias kronglete veg til EU. Fokus Europa. ISSN 1501-3111.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2001). Bjørn Erik Rasch: Demokrati - ideer og organisering. Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 0040-716X. 42(3), p. 485–489.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (2001). Innleiing. In Bakke, Elisabeth & Teigen, Håvard (Ed.), Kampen for språket: Nynorsken mellom det lokale og det globale. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 8252158528. p. 7–14.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2000). The principle of national self-determination in Czechoslovak constitutions 1918¿1992.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (2000). How voluntary is national identity?
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (1999). Det vanskelege nasjonalismeomgrepet. Mål og makt. ISSN 0332-7744. 29(3), p. 25–27.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth & Sitter, Nick (2005). To Stay the Course or Cross the Floor: Members of Parliament, Parties and Party System Change in Central Europe. BI - The Centre for European and Asian Studies, Report 5/2005.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (1999). Doomed to failure? The Czechoslovak nation project and the Slovak autonomist reaction 1918-1938. Unipub forlag. ISSN 82-570-4471-7.
  • Bakke, Elisabeth (1995). Towards a European identity? ARENA.

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