Nov. 3, 2020 1:00 PM
- Trump has created an image of himself as the strong man, who will rebuild American values and fight for the forgotten women and men. That he is true to this message is part of his strength, says Sigrun Marie Moss, a researcher who specialises in political psychology.
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.
Nov. 13, 2019 2:58 PM
Who is a dissident? When did the word enter international political vocabulary, and how did it come to mean human rights activists rather than religious heretics?
Mar. 1, 2019 4:35 PM
Department of Political Science congratulates Kacper Szulecki with the Environmental Politics Article of the Year Award 2018
June 21, 2018 11:40 AM
NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science
May 9, 2018 12:45 PM
How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.
Oct. 2, 2017 3:15 PM
- Thank you from the Local Organising Committee
Only a few days before Norway’s General Elections more than 2000 experts on politics gathered at the University of Oslo for Europe’s biggest political science conference: ECPR General Conference 6 -9 September 2017. On the agenda was a broad range of interesting topics, amongst them: The future of the European welfare states, gender equality in recession, the EU and Brexit, Trump, and right-wing extremism and populism.