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  • dscf9477-(1) National Political Science Conference June 15, 2022 12:00 PM

    Postponed due to new corona restrictions. Details to be confirmed.

    The Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo (UiO) welcomes you to the National Political Science Conference 2022.


  • Research Assistant wanted for research on nuclear weapons disarmament and nonproliferation Jan. 12, 2022 3:48 PM

    We are recruiting 1 full time research assistant to assist with research and administrative tasks focusing on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation at the Department of Political Science, UiO. The position is funded by Alva Myrdal Center. The main tasks will include background research, archival research (in Norwegian archives), administrative assistance and web design.

  • Research Assistants wanted for two projects on autocratic politics Sep. 10, 2021 3:44 PM

    We are recruiting 4-5 research assistants (RAs) for two research projects, involving several researchers at the Department of Political Science, UiO. The positions are part-time, tasks are varied, and training/work may begin already in October for some of the recruited RAs.

  • Image may contain: Text, Iphone, Facial hair, Gadget, Technology. The World With Viruses: Global viruses lead to political instability Apr. 6, 2020 10:10 AM

    “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.