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With prestigious grant, professor tackles the challenge of the radical right.
The IMEX-project investigates both the experiences of the recent Syrian diaspora in Europe and of the majority population in Norway.
New post-doc tackles (mis)rule in Africa with sharp tongue, sharper ideas
In a new article Professor Marit Skivenes and her colleagues compare petitions in care order templates across the four child welfare systems of Norway, England, Finland and the United States.
What is the role of photojournalists in an age where the news media is flooded with images from other sources? This is one of many questions investigated in a new Special Issue of Nordicom Review. Astrid Gynnild is one of the issues' four editors.
Professor Ivar Bleiklie with article published in the Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions.
A glowing interest in the climate challenges and the need for a transformation of society to minimize these changes made Kårstein Måseide apply for the job as research coordinator at CET. He wants to encourage broad, interdisciplinary climate research.
Tor Halvorsen and colleagues with book on UNs sustainable development goals.
The world is characterized by turbulence, crises and unruly problems, oftentimes increasing a ‘fear factor’ in citizens. At the same time, threats and crises have always been upon us in one form or another. This makes crisis management and societal security important for political leaders as well as public administration.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the key note speakers at the Sustainable Development Goals conference at the University of Bergen, 8-9 February, 2018.
The Department of Comparative Politics has a new professor, but she’s no junior staffer. Until recently she was the University of Bergen’s second-in-command.
Are you a master student working on topics related to climate and energy transformation? Then you can apply for a workspace at the CET Centre.
The C-ROADS model is used in a roleplaying activity to motivate actions to prevent climate change.
Benjamin Aubrey Robson started working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography in October. He will continue to research glaciers using remote sensing analyses, but will also focus on rock glaciers, degradation of permafrost, and how changes in the cryosphere are influencing water resources.
Department’s new lecturer brings creativity to the classroom.
Students and staff from the Department of Social Anthropology, and invited guests attended the Fredrik Barth Memorial Lecture 2017 given by Dr. Madeleine Reeves from the University of Manchester.

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