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In December this year three PhD scholars from the Department of Social Anthropology defended their thesis.
Alf Gunvald Nilsen has recently published an article in the journal Critical Sociology that addresses the relationship between Marxist and postcolonial theory.
The research project «MONEY TALKS: Gendered Electoral Financing in Democratic and Democratizing States» recieves funding from The Norwegian Research Council
Where is the power? Why do poor farmers remain poor? Is the dominance of the global oil companies eternal and inevitable? How do local politics and power relations influence climate adaptation projects? Can conflicts of interest be turned into constructive dialogue in planning processes?