Department of Comparative Politics

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Professor Emeritus Stein Kuhnle is known for sharing his research on the welfare state internationally. His last stop was in South Africa, where a collaboration has led to the creation of SANORD - the South African Nordic Centre.
Sampol-professor Ragnhild Louise Muriaas’ new research project “Money Talks” will research how financial means affect women's political representation.
A new research project headed by Prof. Lise Rakner, will research whether dictators are abusing formal institutions in a Backlash Against Democracy (BAD) in Africa, or whether formal institutions increasingly restrain the discretionary power of more-or-less democratic politicians.
Johan and Ragnhild are the first-ever conference coordinators at the UiB Collaboratory. This spring, they are up to something big …
- Although elections are essential for the relationship between citizens and the political elite, the post-election phase and the subsequent correspondence between citizens’ expectations and policy outcomes is also fundamental, says new post-doc Andrea Fumarola.
SAMPOL’s newest graduate researcher is intrigued by “the many-headed creature that is civil society.”
With prestigious grant, professor tackles the challenge of the radical right.
New post-doc tackles (mis)rule in Africa with sharp tongue, sharper ideas
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.
Department’s new lecturer brings creativity to the classroom.
The Department of Comparative Politic's new guest professor is a target of the Azerbaijani regime.
A new publication by Sveinung Arnesen, Mikael P. Johannesson, Jonas Linde and Stefan Dahlberg examines the potential self-fulfilling prophecy of public opinion.
New Ph.D. researcher looks at whether voters’ and leaders’ positions match up.
“My research can help policy-makers maximize chances of reconciliation”
Professor at the Institute of Comparative Politics, Michaël Tatham, wins yet another award for his outstanding work on European regions.