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A recent evaluation describes Centre for Competition Policy (BECCLE) as a success. The evaluation committee points out that the centre has a high activity level and cross-disciplinary collaborations which encourage solid research activities.
Political parties in Western Europe have changed. Yvette Peters analyses the consequences of a changing demos in a chapter of a book honouring Peter Mair.
Students, academics and - not so common - justices of the Supreme Court of Norway filled the brand new University Aula when prof. Lee Epstein held this years Stein Rokkan Memorial Lecture.
Professor Karen Christensen has been invited to edit the 'Handbook on Care Work Around the World' to be published in 2017.
26 BA candidates of Comparative Politics and European Studies were handed their diplomas by vice dean Knut Hidle and head of department Gunnar Grendstad.
The book New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India (Oxford University Press), which associate professor Alf Gunvald Nilsen has co-edited with Srila Roy (University of the Witwatersrand) was the subject of events in both Oslo and Copenhagen last week.
The last edition of China Social Welfare is dedicated to the welfare politics conference organised by the Sino-Nordic Welfare Research Network (SNOW) in Beijing in June.