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.
“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.
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?
Department of Political Science congratulates Kacper Szulecki with the Environmental Politics Article of the Year Award 2018
NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science
How democratic was Norway in 1814? A new dataset allows you to explore the different dimensions of democracy from 1789 until now.
- 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.