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Academic staff from every strand of the geography discipline at the Geography department met in Flåm to take a closer look at the damages caused by the big flood last autumn, and to survey the reconstruction of the protected watercourse in the Flåm valley.
Alf Gunvald Nilsen has recently published an article in Journal of Contemporary Asia. The article is part of a special issue that investigates popular resistance and political protest in India, both historically and in the contemporary context.
The level of diversification among justices of the Norwegian Supreme Court has been mapped by professors William Shaffer, Erik Waltenburg (Purdue University) and Gunnar Grendstad, professor at The Department of Comparative Politics.
Per Lægreid og Lise Hellebø Rykkja has recently published the paper "Hybrid Collaborative Arrangements: The welfare administration in Norway – between hierarchy and network" in Public Management Review
The Faculty of Social Sciences has appointed a new faculty director for the first time in 15 years. Alette Gilhus Mykkeltvedt wants to make the faculty more visible.
How did the banking crisis affect Icelanders’ political support and perception of corruption? Gissur Erlingsson, Richard Öhrvall (Linkøping U.) og Jonas Linde (Sampol) gives you the answers in a recently published paper.