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Hakan G. Sicakkan member of international research group that receives funding for research initiative on hidden migration in the context of global economic, social and political transformations.
Fredrik Barth was considered the most renowned social anthropologist from Norway, and founded the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen (UiB).
Vegard Jarness, postdoctor at Dept. of Sociology, was awarded best article in english in 2015 by the Norwegian Sociology Assosiation for the article ”Cultural vs Economic Capital: Symbolic Boundaries Within the Middle Class”.
As Yvette Peters and Sander Ensink were awarded the Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright memorial prize for yesteryears article on differential responsiveness, a new article by Peters on party membership was published in the European Journal of Political Research.
The Department of Sociology offers a new course on "Life courses in a Scandinavian Welfare State" from spring 2016. This course focuses on the provision of welfare in in different phases of life.