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Jason Brennan, Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Term Associate Professor at Georgetown University, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series (in cooperation with Department of Political Science, UiO). He specializes in politics, philosophy, and economics.
The seminar is open for everyone!
Professor Oddbjørn Knutsen will give an overview of the book "The Nordic Models in Political Science. Challenged, but still viable?". He will also comment on his two chapters "Political parties and party systems" and "Social cleavages and political value conflicts".
Tore Wig and Øyvind Østerud will discuss the topic "Trump in The White House: Increased risk of war?". The discussion will be based on Wig's op-ed article "Sleepless in the Age of Trump" in the Norwegian daily Klassekampen.
PhD Candidate Martin Søyland will present the Talk of Norway project with description, how to get involved, and examples of usage.
PhD Candidate Lisanne de Blok will present the paper "Responsible Government, Responsive Citizens? The impact of responsibility perceptions on the link between performance evaluation and political support", co-authored with Wouter van der Brug og Tom van der Meer.
Lisanne is a part of the Programme group "Challenges to Democratic Representation" and is visiting Oslo these days to work with Staffan Kumlin and Atle Haugsgjerd who will also chair.
Department seminar. Deborah Lucas is Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance at MIT. She will hold a presentation entitled "Toward Comprehensive Measures of the Costs and Risks of Development Banks: The Case of the KDB".